Taft School held its traditional Pumpkin Run on October 31st this year! This tradition started in the 1980's. Each year the races are open to any fourth and fifth student. This year 65 girls and 91 boys participated in the races. They ran approximately one mile around the Taft cross-country course. In the girls' race, Olivia D. came in first place with a time of 6:52, Emelia D. came in second place with a time of 7:10, and Isabella F. came in third place with a time of 7:13. In the boys' race, Will R. came in first place with a time of 6:19, Blake A. came in second place with a time of 6:22, and Vincent V. came in third place with a time of 6:26. Congratulations to all the runners who participated in this year's race. See 2017 Pumpkin Run Results below for the complete lists of runners and times.
This year the top 20 boys and the top 20 girls will participate in the Elementary Cross Country Race at the high school against Little Britain and Round Hill's top runners on Friday, November 3rd. See 2017 Elementary Cross Country Race for results and pictures.