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Husthwaite Activity Day


Despite the torrential rain the night before the event, and further rain in the afternoon which meant activities ended a bit earlier than hoped, we managed to provide over two hours of non stop activities for over thirty children who were well supported by their families.

First event of the day was the Activity Trail, followed by the Relay Race. Some then took part in Netball Practice and Beat the Goalie. After a quick snack all threw themselves into the sack race, where you can see from the photos some creativity was used due to the size of the sacks!

Due to the grey clouds and start of the rain we decided to end the day with the mini-marathon, unfortunately missing out the rounders on this occasion. The route took us down to Baxby, onto five lane ends, up Highthorne and back to the Recreation Field. As on a previous occasion the enthusiasm and effort from all the children who took part was just great to see. The first boy home was 9 year old Flynn Tweddle and first girl home was 9 year old Isla McClanachan. The youngest runner was around 5 years old and told me she wants the cup next time so watch out Isla!.

Thank you very much to all the helpers and parents and the Parish Council for funding support. Also to Barney for encouraging some of his campers to join us.

Please do have a look here at the photo's in the gallery which speak for themselves.

Catherine Skinner