Clavering children lap up fun run

PUBLISHED: 11:14 17 October 2009 | UPDATED: 21:57 31 May 2010

Children at Clavering Primary School took part in a fun run on Friday Picture: awn_091009_clavering

Children at Clavering Primary School took part in a fun run on Friday Picture: awn_091009_clavering

ON YOUR marks, get set, go! Children at Clavering Primary School were under starter s orders as they prepared to take part in a fun run last Friday. More than 140 youngsters, aged between five and 10, were sponsored to run laps of the school grounds on St

ON YOUR marks, get set, go! Children at Clavering Primary School were under starter's orders as they prepared to take part in a fun run last Friday.

More than 140 youngsters, aged between five and 10, were sponsored to run laps of the school grounds on Stortford Road.

Chairman of the Friends of Clavering School Committee, Rebecca Stanford, said: "The children really enjoyed taking part and they loved the competitive element of trying to run as many laps as possible.

"It was a whole-school event and it was lovely to see many of the older children stop to help the younger ones.

"Hopefully we have raised lots of money which will go towards buying equipment for the students such as an interactive white board and a digital camera."

The children were able to run as many laps as they wanted and the distances achieved ranged from four or five laps to more than 20.

Parents and volunteers helped to man the four stations which marked out the course and provided drinks.

At the end of the fun run every child was given a treat and there was also a prize for the person who collected the most different sponsors.

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