It may not have been the hottest of sports days, but it was certainly in the top five. However, despite the heat, there was no flagging of team spirit or enthusiasm.
The final scores showed that competition had been as intense as the heat. This year, the reds, Widemouth, were the victors and victrices ludorum.
Inspired by their offspring, mums and dads were persuaded to take to the track. On the start line hope and expectation were common emotions and feelings shared by the competitors; at the finish line, many of the dreams of fame and glory had faded to disappointment. Never mind.