Bronxville, NY – Twenty students in the 5th-8th grades at The Chapel School in Bronxville, NY, finished up their successful cross country season this past weekend. Chapel School runners in 5th grade competed in a 1500m run while students in the 6th-8th grade grouping ran 1.2 miles throughout Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx over a series of four meets. All of the Chapel School runners worked diligently this year to lower their times over the course the season and saw personal best times at each race. Coaches Kimberly Johnson and Katie Vogt are extremely proud of all of their runners and look forward to an even better season next year.
Runners in the 6th-8th grade had much success during the course of the season with the boys’ team earning 1st place at each of the four meets. This race included participants from Westchester, the Bronx and New Jersey.
One of The Chapel School’s eighth graders, ended the season with his best time of 6:53.21 and finishing in 1st place at the October 25th Columbus Day Invitational. Three seventh graders rounded out the top 10 finishers at this final meet of the season.
A Chapel School fifth grader finished in 1st place at all four meets improving his time during the course of the season. At the Columbus Day Invitational, he completed the 1500m run in a season best time of 6:10.02. This was the second year that the school participated in Westchester County’s CYO Cross Country season.
The Chapel School is located on 172 White Plains Road in Bronxville, New York. For more information about the Chapel School and its programs, please call 914-337-3202 or visit the website at www.thechapelschool.org