Stone athlete takes Bronze in National School Games

Stone athlete Bill Chesters, who attends Alleyens High School, recently competed in the National School Games at Loughborough University. He competed in the 1500 Steeplechase in a time of 4 minutes and 36 secs, coming away with a brilliant Bronze medal.

Representing the North against teams from the South, Midlands, Northern Ireland and Scotland Bill qualified for this Competition by being the leading Northern athlete in the All England Schools Championships final at Birmingham in July.

Bill is a member of Cannock & Stafford Athletic Club and trains regularly at Rowley Park in Stafford with the Middle Distance squad.

Well done Bill from all here at The Gazette.