Shrewsbury School

2022 Sidney Darwin Dash and Quarter Mile Challenge sees record-breaking time set

Friday 24 June 2022

This year's event was well attended with plenty of House support for the runners. 

Last Sunday's Sidney Darwin Dash and Quarter Mile Challenge saw plenty of house supporters and spectators on site for the races, ready to cheer on Salopians as they took part in this year's final. 

While there was some impressive racing on show, this year saw a new record time set for the Junior Boys' Quarter Mile Challenge by Jack K (PH, IV), who ran it in 51.67 seconds. 

This year's medal winners were:

  • Juniors Girls Dash - 1st Denise M (M), 2nd Maggie C (M) and 3rd Faye P (G)
  • Junior Boys Dash - 1st Jack K (PH), 2nd Dan O (Rt) and 3rd George M-S (R)
  • Senior Girls Dash - 1st Izzy S (G), 2nd Peyton B (G) and 3rd Izzy H (MSH)
  • Senior Boys Dash - 1st Ed P (I), 2nd Jonny P (I) and 3rd Tom P (O)
  • Junior Girls Quarter Mile - 1st Amelia B (MSH), 2nd Lyla W (G) and 3rd Polly H (G)
  • Junior Boys Quarter Mile - 1st Jack K (PH) & NEW RECORD, 2nd Harry P-M (I) and Harry M (R)
  • Senior Girls Quarter Mile - 1st Iris D (G), Tabs W (G) and Anna B (EDH)
  • Senior Boys Quarter Mile - 1st Jonny P (I), Brad K (R) and Ben W (R)

Well done to all who took part!

Watch the video below to see a highlights reel of the day.




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