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PICTURES: Hundreds of primary school pupils from 31 different schools take part in South Highland Schools Athletics Association cross country event at Bught Park in Inverness

By Andrew Henderson

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Close to 400 primary school pupils took place in a cross country event at Bught Park this week.

Open to schools across the south Highland area, 31 institutions sent entrants to the Schools Athletics Association race in Inverness.

There were individual and team prizes, with Farr Primary School's boys winning the gold medals, followed by Lochardil and Holm.

In the girls' team standings, Holm were top of the tree, with Crown Primary School in second and Tomnacross in third.

For the individual results, Milton of Leys pupil Archie Grant crossed the line first in the boys' race in a time of five minutes and 58 seconds.

Lochardil's Nial Macbean was just behind in 6:20, closely followed by Auldearn's Finlay Ayres in 6:24.

The girls race saw Hilton Primary School pupil Lexi MacRae in front, finishing in a time of 6:27.

Eilidh Offord (Kirkhill) was next to cross the line in 6:31, with Emily Cameron (Crown) only just behind in 6:33.

See the winners with their medals in the gallery below.

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