Congratulations to all schools that competed in the Manchester Primary Schools Go Ride Finals at the East Manchester Academy.
There has been some great feedback:-
“The best cycling course I’ve been to. Challenging, enjoyable and a delight to be part of the competition”, Lee Knowles at Beaver Rd.
“Great competition, very well organised! Really good challenge and opportunity for the children to be involved”, Alex Lowe at St Francis.
“The course was challenging but it was enjoyable”, student at Holy Trinity.
“A fantastic event, very well organised and testing for the children”, Scott O’leary a t Holy Trinity
“The children had a great time. Teachers took the time to make sure each child was fitted with the correct equipment. The track was well mapped out with each child being able to have a practice run first. It was very well organised, great team work. Thank you East Manchester Academy”. Parents at Abbey Hey.
“Excellent competition. The organisation was perfect. Well done & thanks!” Simon Jones at Wilbraham.
“Very well run & organised. The children loved it. Thanks.” Anthony Hogan at St John’s.
The finals were the culmination of six Go Ride Cycling heats with 19 schools taking part, some with more than one team.
Craig Ansell, Go Ride Coach for British Cycling has run all of the events and my thanks to Craig for making them such enjoyable events. The above praise should be directed at Craig for his fantastic organisation.
Results from the finals are as follows:-
1st St Francis
3rd St John’s
4th Abbey Hey
5th Holy Trinity
6th Beaver Road
Well done to all the schools that have taken part.
A special thanks to Heera Singh, Head of PE at TEMA for hosting the event and whose Cycling Track was put to very good use.