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Byron Community students take on athletics carnival

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Last Friday Byron Community Primary School held their annual athletics day at the Byron Bay recreation grounds where all students participated with enthusiasm.

Students competed in 100 metre, 200m, and 800m running races, as well as shot put, discus, and long jump.

The kindergarten students ran a 50m race. They also showed their fitness and stamina levels after choosing to run in the 800m race, with all of them managing to finish.

Parents got involved with a 100m race for both the mums and dads, as well as a three-legged race with their children.

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Thirty-seven students earned the opportunity to represent the school at the North Coast Independent Schools athletics day in Coffs Harbour on August 20.


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