On Thursday May 9, eight local primary schools and two high schools competed in the District Cross Country at the Mount Isa Golf Course.
Event organiser Kim Alcorn said Barkly Highway State School was the overall winning primary school again this year.
"And Good Shepherd Catholic College was the overall winning high school," Alcorn said.
Cross Country Manager Catherine van Moolenbroek from the Barkly Highway State School said students from year 3-6 represented the school at the district trials.
"Our students displayed exemplary behaviour and all their outstanding efforts paid off," Ms Moolenbroek said.
"We were once again triumphant bringing home the winning primary school trophy.
Congratulations to everybody," she said.
Sixteen-year-old from student from GSCC Jayden Boshoff and Spinifex student Kelli Eggmolesse came first in their heat after running the 4km track.
The 10 year-old age group ran 2km, the 11-13 age group ran 3km, and the 14-17 year-olds ran 4km.
In the 15-year-old heat, Good Shepherd student, Mitch Thinee flew across the finish line in a time of 17.56 with Amara Body just over five seconds behind him.
Spinifex student Kyle Bartolo and GSCC student Abby Benson had seconds between them in the 14 year age group.
Ethan Clark and Halle Donovan from Spinifex were first boy and girl respectively in the 13-year-old heat.
The 12 year-old heat winning male and female were Pratik Seegoolam from GSCC and Happy Valley student Jamie Carberry.
Barkly school was once again triumphant bringing home the winning primary school trophy.Cross Country Manager Catherine van Moolenbroek
Barkly Highway student Riley Stewart and St Kieran's student Alli Thompson ran one second apart in the 11-year-old heat.
The 10-year-old heat saw St Joseph's Cameron Brewster and Barkly Highway school student Kiliegh Sweeney cross the finish line in first place male and female.
Alcorn praised all the students for their "exemplary behaviour" through out the event.
The morning ran smoothly and it was great to see so many parents taking time out of their day to come and spectate and support their children," Alcorn said.