North Cowton youngster celebrates running success

A North Cowton youngster is celebrating success at the Junior Great North Run.

Ten-year-old Connie Wilford came third in her age category in the 4K event

She also placed first in the year 6 girls’ category at an area cross country event at Richmond School and will progress to the county final at Giggleswick school in November.

Connie attends North and South Cowton County Primary School.

Teacher Sarah Morrice said: “Connie works incredibly hard both in school and in her endeavours outside school.”