200-plus children are put through their paces

Cornholme School
Cornholme School

More than 200 children took part in a year one multi-sports event for local schools at Todmorden Sports Centre last Thursday.

Cornholme claimed victory in the morning and Walsden took the afternoon honours.

Event organiser Ben Sutcliffe, the school sports coordinator from Todmorden CE School, said it had been Mini-Olympic styled event.

There had been various races to improve agility, balance, hand-eye coordination and speed.

Morning result: 1, Cornholme; 2, Todmorden CE; 3, Shade. Afternoon: 1, Walsden; 2, St Joseph’s; 3, Castle Hill; 4, Ferney Lee.