Best running feet forward for air cadets

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Mon 3rd June 2024

Air cadets from Derbyshire have been competing in a regional athletics competition.
Representatives from the Alfreton & Ripley Air Cadets competed in the recent 2024 Trent Wing Athletics Competition.
A spokesman for the squadron said: “It was a fantastic day out for the 17 cadets of Alfreton & Ripley Air Cadets who attended the recent Trent Wing Athletics Competition.
“Each cadet competed fiercely against other squadrons within Trent Wing in various track and field events.
“We didn’t quite do enough to place in any of the overall classifications, but there were some fantastic performances, and it was great to have so many cadets from the squadron attend the event and represent 1401.”
They continued: “Congratulations to those cadets who won medals in their event: Sgt Rumsby – third in both the senior 800m and 1500m; Cpl Jaggs – third in the senior discus; Cdt Ruby Rodgers – third in the junior shot put, Cdt Rhiarna Rodgers – third in the junior 800m.
“A special mention to FS Slack who stepped up to compete in the Inter-sector staff relay race, helping Derbyshire Sector achieve second position.”

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