The Downland Dash

Posted on: 2nd Jul

This Sunday, a 10-kilometre run will be taking place to raise money for Compton Primary, our federation partner school. The track, mostly off road, will take entrants up the remote trail of the ridgeway, through the  woodland areas and back to the finish line here at The Downs School. All participants will receive a medal at the end of the run and there will be prizes for the first male and the first female finisher.  As this is the fifth event that they have hosted, Compton school expect to see many more contestants take part this time.

In the past, the school has raised £13,000, which has gone towards making their learning environment more pleasurable. Past funds have been invested in purchasing new classroom equipment, improving sporting areas and facilities as well as buying new laptops and technology software.

If you would like to participate in this exciting event, you can enter before Friday at a cost of £16. Subject to availability, you can also register on the day with a cost of £20. Registration will open at 8:00 am and the dash will then start at 9:15am.After the event has taken place, there will be celebratory homemade flapjacks and drinks waiting for the contestants as well as their fellow runners waiting to catch up.


Written by Izzie M




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