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Cross Country Fixtures

Terms 1-2 2023

Sunday 10th September

Baddlesmere 10K in association with Faversham Running Club are holding a children's FUN RUN at 9:30am at Baddlesmere Village Hall ME13 0NX. Entries on the day and medals for all participants.

See Mrs Calzada for more information.


Friday 15th September

Kent College Junior School cross country races (individuals) starting at 4:30pm.


Saturday 18th November

Kent College Junior School cross country (relay) races starting at 10am.


Saturday 9th December

Kent College Junior School cross country (individual) races starting at 10am.

Open Athletics Morning

Saturday 17th June

Kent College Junior School

There will be an open athletics event on Saturday 17th June at Kent College Junior school. See the pdf. below. Simply turn up and report to the registration desk before participating.

Open Athletics Morning

Saturday 6th May

Kent College Junior School

Kent College are holding an Open Athletics Morning on Saturday 6th May. Registration is 09:00am - 09:30am. Simply turn up and register for the events in which you would like to compete. See below for order of events.

Congratulations to all our Ethelbert runners who competed in the relay races on Friday! Our Year 5 team raced to victory, demonstrating great tactical skill and gritty determination. See Mrs C for race times.

Cross Country Relay Races

Friday 17th March 

Just a reminder that there are relay races this coming Friday. I need to inform Kent College how many teams we are entering, so please let me know asap if your child is unable to attend.


16:45 Pre School

16:47 Reception

16:50 Year 1

16:55 Year 2

17:00 Year 3&4 Relay

17:20 Year 5&6 Relay

Saturday 4th March: Individual Races

Well done to all those children who competed on Saturday morning! We were so impressed with your determination, resilience and team spirit!  

Saturday 4th March

Kent College Races

The next cross country races will take place on Saturday 4th March. Kent College will be running individual races rather than relays this time round. Registration will be on the morning for all runners, and will begin with the pre-school race at 10am. The races will run in the following order:

  • pre-school
  • Reception
  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3 Girls
  • Year 3 Boys
  • Year 4 Girls
  • Year 4 Boys
  • Year 5 Girls
  • Year 5 Boys
  • Year 6 Girls
  • Year 6 Boys

If you wish to participate, just turn up and register! No need to tell Mrs Calzada. Mr Mullender and I will see you there!

Ethelbert had a great time on Saturday (January 2023) at the Kent College relay races! Our children were superb, showing great determination and team spirit! It was lovely to see so many Reception children participate this time. Thank you to all the staff and children who supported this event.

Term 3/4 Kent College Relays

We are invited to enter teams for the forthcoming cross country fixtures. Letters will go out next week.

  • Saturday 28th January  10am
  • Saturday 4th March  10am
  • Friday 17th March 4:45pm


Our Amazing Ethelbert Runners!

Congratulations to all our Ethelbert Runners who competed on Saturday 12th November! Superb running, as always! 

Next Event: Saturday 3rd December

Saturday 12th November

Race Times

  • 10:00 am - Pre School
  • 10:02 am - Reception
  • 10:05 am - Year 1
  • 10:10 am - Year 2
  • 10:15 am - Year 3/4 Relay
  • 10:35 am - Year 5/6 Relay

Please arrive at least half an hour before your race in order to collect your race number from Mrs Calzada.

Kent College Cross Country Races

Terms 1-2 2022

I am pleased to report that, once again, Ethelbert Road have been invited to participate in the Kent College primary school cross country races. The dates for Terms 1 and 2:

Friday 30th September (4pm-5:30pm)

Saturday 12th November (10am-11am)

Saturday 3rd December (10am-11am)

If you would like your child to participate in any of  these events, please could you return a reply slip to the office by Thursday 29th September. I attach a letter which explains how the events run. A copy can be collected from the office on Monday.

On Friday, Mr Mullender will attend the event. On the following Saturday mornings, Mrs Calzada will attend the events.

Friday 30th September

Race Times

4:35pm - Reception

4:40pm - Year 1

4:50pm - Year 2

5:00pm - Year 3 and 4 Relay

5:25pm - Year 5 and 6 Relay

Terms 1-2 Cross Country Letter

Kent College Athletics Events

Terms 5/6

Kent College will be holding primary school athletics events over the next two terms on the following dates:

  • Saturday 30th April
  • Friday 10th June (time to be confirmed)
  • Saturday 18th June

Pupils from Reception to Year 6 are invited to participate in these events:

  • turbo javelin
  • long jump
  • sprinting

Simply turn up and register at the desk for the events in which you wish your child to compete. The first races begin at 10am.

For more information, see Mrs Calzada.

District Primary Schools' Cross Country Meet March 2022

Ethelbert Runners 2022

Cross Country Relays

Terms 3/4

Saturday 5th February

Saturday 26th February

This term, there will be two cross country events at Kent College. Please complete the reply slip attached to the letter if you wish your child to participate. Paper copies can be obtained from the office.

I am unable to attend the first event, so Mrs Silcox has kindly offered to give out race numbers on the day.


Mrs Calzada

Cross Country Relays

Saturday 4th December

Here are the times for the relay races this coming Saturday:

  • Year 3/4 race - 10:20am
  • Year 5/6 race - 10:50am

Please try to arrive at least 30 minutes before the race time in order to collect race numbers from Mrs Calzada.

Cross Country Relays

Saturday 16th October


Well done to all our Ethelbert runners who competed on Saturday! Such stamina, determination and kindness from our amazing children! It was so lovely to see you all supporting each other and cheering everyone on. 

laughCongratulations to the winning Year3/4 relay team.smiley

Kent College Cross Country Races

Saturday 16th October


Many congratulations to all the children who competed at the first cross country event of the season on Friday 1st October. It was great to see our Ethelbert runners in action again and such a joy to watch the Year 3/4 relay team charge to victory!


The next event on Saturday morning begins at 10am, starting with Reception class. The Year 3/4 relay race takes place at 10:30am and the Year 5/6 race at 11am. I advise arriving at least thirty minutes before the race is due to begin in order to collect your race number from me.


See you on Saturday!


​​​​​​​Mrs Calzada

Kent College Cross Country Races

Friday 1st October


Here are the race times and distances for the Kent College event on Friday 1st October:

  • 4:30pm - Pre-school 100m
  • 4:35pm - Early Years/Reception 150m
  • 4:40pm - Year 1 400m
  • 4:50pm - Year 2 400m
  • 5:00pm - Years 3/4 relay teams 3 x 850m
  • 5:25pm - Years 5/6 relay teams 3 x 850m


Regarding the BBQ, competitors will be eligible for a free item through the use of their race number and food tokens. Spectators and second items will be charged at £1 per item. 


Please arrive at least 30 minutes before your race in order to collect your race number from Mrs Calzada.