25 September 2018

A clean sweep for Butler as 500 run the John Lyon House Cross Country

John Lyon has been painted blue as Butler House stormed to victory in the 2018 House Cross Country competition.

The annual race, held on Monday 24th September on a course at Harrow School which covers a variety of terrain, was set over 4.5km for older boys and 3km for younger boys and saw pupils from Butler cross the line first in all four age categories.

This meant the blue house, (named after Henry Montagu Butler, Head Master of Harrow School when John Lyon first opened in 1876), were comfortable victors in the overall competition with 32 points, followed by Moore, Norwood and Vaughan.

In total, exactly 500 boys started and finished House Cross Country the race. Special congratulations go to Tio Eniade, Alex Rothwell, Ishaan Parmar and Nathan Beardwell for winning their respective age groups.

Oldfield (Year 7) Junior (Years 8 & 9) Colts (Years 10 & 11) Seniors (Sixth Form)
1st – Tio Eniade
2nd – Marcus Frost
3rd – Ethan Van Beek
1st – Alex Rothwell
2nd – Tristan Doyle
3rd – Nikaylen Reddy
1st – Ishaan Parmar
2nd – Ayaan Haneef
3rd – Khalid Dovie
1st – Nathan Beardwell
2nd – Ed Davey
3rd – Rohan Batchelor
Overall Points
Butler – 32
Norwood – 22
Moore – 17
Vaughan – 10


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