Hill House School’s Josh Dickinson became a British cross county champion in Loughborough on Sunday.
Josh, a Year 10 pupil, was competing in the under 15 age group in a 300-strong field. He is also the reigning Yorkshire and northern under 15 champion.
His next challenge will be the English Schools’ Cross Country Championships in Norwich on March 18, where he will represent South Yorkshire, before moving onto the road for the London mini marathon in April followed by the track season.
Jon Lawrie, cross country coordinator at Hill House School, said: “We are all very proud of Josh and his achievements are inspirational. He is certainly a talent for the future.”
Martin Webdale, director of Sport at Hill House, said: “We are all very proud of Josh’s fantastic achievements so far this season and wish him all the best in his upcoming races. Josh is a great role model to all our pupils at school.”