YOUNG athletes achieved medal-winning performances at the final round of the West Cheshire AC Schools Cross Country Series at Stanney Oaks.
The annual series features runners from the Ellesmere Port, Chester and Helsby areas.
There was an exciting finish in the Year 7 boys competition.
Joseph Morrison (Ellesmere Port Catholic High) and Evan Roberts (Tarporley) finished joint winners overall after Roberts won the final race – just 17 seconds ahead of Morrison.
Tarporley High School duo Sophie Hemingbrough and Katie Clarke won the Y7 and Y8 girls titles respectively, while Kate Kenworthy (Tarporley Primary) won the overall Y5 girls crown.
Utkinton's Issy Clarke completed a clean sweep of race series victories to claim the Y6 girls title, while Tamsin O'Keefe won the Y4 girls section.
Acresfield’s Hannah Ferguson won the Y3 girls title and Dylan Bugg (Tarporley) was crowned Y3 boys race series winner.
Charlie Potts (Helsby Hillside) won the overall Y4 boys title,
Sonny Dean (Helsby Hillside) took the Y5 boys crown and Sam Grinter picked up the overall Y6 boys title.