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Did you take part in this Chantry High School Fun Run in October 1995?

PUBLISHED: 07:00 04 May 2017

Pupils dressed in playing cards in the Chantry Fun Run in October 1995

Pupils dressed in playing cards in the Chantry Fun Run in October 1995

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Whilst some students absolutely hated running around the school field during their PE lessons, others relished in the task and happily walked, skipped or ran the Chantry Fun Run.

Students marching around the school fieldStudents marching around the school field

These Chantry High School pupils from 1995 look as though they’re having an excellent time, as they undertake the challenge in a wide variety of handmade costumes, complete with some comical expressions to match.

Posing for the cameraPosing for the camera

Everything from a pack of playing cards and scarecrows to a group of hippies channelling the 1960s can be seen making their way around the field.

A group of schoolgirls making their way around the field for the Chantry Fun Run in October 1995A group of schoolgirls making their way around the field for the Chantry Fun Run in October 1995

The school on Mallard Way in Ipswich, which opened open since September 1962, is now called Chantry Academy and has around 750 pupils.

Just one of the many fancy dress costumes at the eventJust one of the many fancy dress costumes at the event

Can you see yourself or your old school friends in these pictures?

A group of friends taking part in the Chantry Fun RunA group of friends taking part in the Chantry Fun Run

Channelling Right Said Fred's 1992 single 'I'm Too Sexy'Channelling Right Said Fred's 1992 single 'I'm Too Sexy'

Several completed the challenge in fancy dressSeveral completed the challenge in fancy dress

A group of girls dressed as hippiesA group of girls dressed as hippies

Friends pose for the cameraFriends pose for the camera

The Chantry Fun Run, October 1995The Chantry Fun Run, October 1995

Two of many pupils dressed as playing cardsTwo of many pupils dressed as playing cards

Dozens of pupils took part in the Chantry Fun Run in October 1995Dozens of pupils took part in the Chantry Fun Run in October 1995

Some pupils turned the event into a three-legged raceSome pupils turned the event into a three-legged race

Smiling for the cameraSmiling for the camera

The Chantry Fun Run in October 1995The Chantry Fun Run in October 1995

To share your memories or to send us more pictures of the event, email our picture desk.

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