More than 700 Madera Unified School District children ran around Lion’s Town and Country Park fighting for school supremecy.
The Madera Unified League of Elementary Sports (M.U.L.E.S.) held the district’s cross country championships Wednesday morning.
“It was a great event to have all of the elementary schools come together to show all the hard work they have done for the past few weeks in regards to their running,” said Andrea Devine, M.U.L.E.S. coordinator and curriculum and instruction coach at John Adams Elementary School. “It was very well run, mainly because of Rich Parris and his Madera South team. The overall outcome was a great success.”
Third through eighth graders within MUSD’s 18 schools competed in the event. The runners were separated by grades (third and fourth; fifth and sixth; seventh; and eighth) and genders. Nearly 200 kids ran in each race...