Learners gather to run

2017-10-04 06:00
The u.15 girls taking off at the South African Schools Cross-country Championship event held at the Diskobolos Military Base in Kimberley on the weekend (29/09 and 30/09). Photo: Boipelo Mere

The u.15 girls taking off at the South African Schools Cross-country Championship event held at the Diskobolos Military Base in Kimberley on the weekend (29/09 and 30/09). Photo: Boipelo Mere

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A total of 1 900 learners from all nine provinces participated in this year’s South African Schools ­Cross-country Championship.

The event was hosted by the Northern Cape Department of Edu­cation in partnership with South African Schools Athletics at the Diskobolos Military Base in Kimberley on Friday (29/09) and Saturday (30/09).

Team Northern Cape was represented by 80 learners from 40 schools, including eight disabled learners.

The event was regarded as recognising the value of school sport and physical education in providing the foundations necessary for the holistic development of learners.

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