Wednesday 26th February seen the rescheduled Ulster Schools Cross Country take place in Mallusk. Newcastle AC Junior young Tom Crudgington was competing in the intermediate Boys race over 5km. After coming through the Down District Championships a year young Tom went into the Ulster’s hoping to build on his recent form. With a good winter of training and plenty of mast to quarry sessions, Donard Forest Trails under his belt under the watchful eye of the vets.
With another year in this age group Tom settled early after a fast start coming through the field to finish in 11th place to qualify for the Irish Schools Cross Country finals held in early March. Certainly, this young athlete has a bright future ahead of him here’s to 2021.