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Record smashed in dramatic finish to annual event

Video feature on the 2019 Richmond Park Run

1 August 2019

Before flying out on tour to Seville, the Under-18s participated in a tough challenge around Richmond Park - and our cameras were there to capture the event.

It all started with fun and games as captain Archie Procter introduced the full squad, but this was followed by a serious edge as the boys took part in a seven-mile run around Richmond Park.

There was a dramatic conclusion to the event as Elliott Bolton and Huseyin Biler could not be separated at the finish - a dead-heat called in a record time of 42:28! That's some going, but it was a day when everyone at the academy was a winner as squad camaraderie was boosted and one or two inquistive locals asked about our club!

Take a look at the full video feature below with commentary by Rob Cornell.


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