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Ilminster Steeplechase

The Ilminster Intermediate School recently held its first steeplechase, over courses in the outer Kaiti area.

Run over two courses, senior and junior, the races drew 90% of the boy pupils of the school, or a total number of 235.

The senior race was run over a distance of two-and-a-half miles, the winner returning a time of 15min 40.3sec, and the junior, over one-and-a-half miles, with a fastest time of l6min 28.6sec.

The school intends holding the steeplechase annually.


Senior runners race away from the start


Senior winner, Peter Kinnaird


Second senior, Whare Mill


Third senior, Roger Simpson


The junior placegetters were, from left: Warwick Torrie (2nd), Richard Babbington (1st), and Richard Stubbings (3rd).