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Manley pupil has designs on half marathon t-shirt

Sam Milward wins Essar Four Villages half marathon t-shirt competition

Sam Milward, 9 from Manley Primary School with the winning t-shirt design

A boy from Manley primary school was well designed for the Essar Four Villages Half Marathon in Helsby last month.

Sam Milward, from Manley Village School, won a competition to design the t-shirt for the race which took place on Sunday, January 15.

Sam, nine, beat competitors from four schools including Manley, Alvanley, Horn’s Mill and Helsby Hillside and was given the honour of starting the race.

Sam Milward, 9 from Manley Primary School and Laura Baynham Hughes from Helsby Running Club with the winning t-shirt design

Runners in the 13.2 mile race went past Manley during the run which finished at Horn’s Mill.

Sam won book vouchers for himself and his school in the competition, which was also sponsored by Essar.

Runners in the 13.2 mile race went past Sam’s school during the run which finished at Horn’s Mill.

Take a look at our gallery of pictures from this year's Four Villages Half Marathon:

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