Cross Country

Opportunities for all boys and girls

Our training programme runs throughout the year. Sessions are optional and available to all pupils. We compete in the two winter terms with pupils from Years 3–8 participating regularly. Competitions range from the whole school Inter-House race to County and National events.  In the autumn term our main competition is the English Schools Cup and we regularly reach the final. We also enter the Gwent and Mendip League. In the spring term the main competitions are the National Preparatory Schools Championships, Somerset Schools Championships and our own Edgarley Relays. We have regular individual winners in the English School Cup and the team is commonly National Preparatory Schools Champions in both boys and girls. Many pupils represent Somerset in the South West Championships. For Years 6 and below, Millfield Prep competes in the local Mendip League.

Training and facilities

Outstanding training is provided five times per week by a qualified and experienced athletics coach. The training facilities on site include extensive playing fields with beautiful countryside, alongside giving a variety of training and racing options. We also have a small indoor gym with a treadmill for injury prevention work with our school physiotherapist.