Beaver Bank Monarch runners place 10th

(Submitted photo)

BEAVER BANK: Students from Beaver Bank Monarch School ran away with some hardware from the Youth Running Series, placing 10th out of 131 schools in the N.S. Health Authority School Participation challenge.

Pictured (middle, from left) Gabriel Cormier; Anna Carruthers, who won first place Female PeeWee division (out of 88 girls); Avery Cormier; Claire Mercier; Alana Mercier; Paige Carruthers, who placed in second in the Female Bantam Division (out of 85 girls); and Abby Lewis, who won first in the Female Bantam Division (out of 85 girls).

Front row (from left) Morgan Lewis (third place, Female PeeWee Division out of 88 girls.) Back Row is Gabriel Mercier, Youth Running Series Communications Chair.

Six of the kid also run with the not-for-profit KingFisher Running Club, and because of their assistance the club was able to win the Aerobics First Sports Team Participation Challenge under the direction of head coach Rob Chambers. (Submitted photo)