Palsson kids take part in District cross-country run

Students at Palsson Elementary took part in a district wide Cross Country Run event at Bright Angel Park on May 3.

Students at Palsson Elementary took part in a district wide Cross Country Run event at Bright Angel Park on May 3.

Students had been training for several weeks before hand and had to qualify to go on to this final, district wide event.

Keegan Mullin, in Grade 4, was the school’s top runner and placed first in her division. Coming in second was Divinity Arbic, in Grade 5, and Kaitlyn White, in Grade 3.

Michelle Davis, a teacher at Palsson Elementary, says the final races and competition at Bright Angel Park were dampened somewhat by heavy rainfall, but the kids still had a good time and gave it their best.

There were 30-70 cross country runners in each group representing elementary schools across the Cowichan Valley District.