MORE than 500 pupils from 47 schools took part in the Bolton School Games Primary Cross Country League.

Bolton School's Girls and Boys won the respective overall prizes after three weeks of racing.

The Year 5 and 6 pupils were supported by sports leaders from Thornleigh Salesian College.

Organisers included Maryon O'Donnell, from the UK Athletics Association, Steve Obertelli, of the Bolton Wanderers Community Trust, Horwich and Blackrod Competition Organiser Sue Archibald, Bolton School Games Organiser Bernadette O'Hare from Thornleigh Salesian College and Brian Richardson, the Bolton School Games Organiser from St. Joseph's RC High School in Horwich.

Girls' results: 1st Bolton School Girls; 2nd Egerton, St Mary's, Lostock; 5th St Saviour's; 6th Walsmley; 7th St James' Daisy Hill; 8th St Peter's, St Bartholomew's ; 10th Church Rd; 11th St John's Bromley Cross; 12th St Bernard's; 13th Eagley Junior; 14th Sacred Heart, The Oaks, Cleveland Prep; 17th Haslam Park; 18th St Thomas of Canterbury, Lever Edge; 20th St Peter and Paul's; 21st Markland Hill, St Michael's, St George's; 24th Masefield; 25th St Matthew's Bolton, Eatock; 27th Bowness; 28th Johnson Fold, St Thomas' Halliwell, Sunning Hill; 31st Sharples; 32nd The Gates; 33rd St Columba's; 34th Holy Infants; 35th Clarendon; 36th Beaumont, The Valley; 38th Gaskell; 39th St Paul's, Cherry Tree; 41st Brownlow Fold; 42nd Hardy Mill; 43rd St Matthew's Little Lever; 44th St Andrew's; 45th Horwich Parish; 46th St Ethlebert's; 47th Blackrod Church.

Boys' results: 1st Bolton School Boys; 2nd St Saviour's; 3rd St John's Bromley Cross; 4th Sacred Heart; 5th St Bartholomew's; 6th Egerton, Lostock; 8th St George's; 9th St Mary's RC; 10th Markland Hill; 11th St Bernard's; 12th St Peter's Smithills Dean; 13th Horwich Parish; 14th St James' Daisy Hill; 15th Lever Edge; 16th St Andrew's Over Hulton; 17th St Michael's; 18th Clevelands Prep; 19th St Columba's; 20th Hardy Mill; 21st St Thomas of Canterbury; 22nd Clarendon; 23rd St Matthew's Little Lever; 24th Eagley; 25th Masefield; 26th Haslam Park; 27th St Thomas' Halliwell, Johnson Fold; 29th Gaskelll; 30th Church Road; 31st Sunning Hill; 32nd The Gates, The Oaks; 34th Eatock; 35th St Matthew's Bolton; 36th Beaumont; 37th St Peter and Paul's; 38th Sharples; 39th Holy Infants, Bowness, Walmsley; 42nd The Valley; 43rd St Paul's; 44th Brownlow Fold; 45th Cherry Tree; 46th St. Ethlebert's.