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Track & Field Fixtures and Events
02 Jul
9:39

Track & Field Fixtures and Events

Tom Druce July 2, 2020

Guernsey Athletics T&F fixtures are now available to view in full below. The grid also outlines which disciplines will take place and when within the series of fixtures. Discussions are ongoing with Isle of Man Athletics regarding a fixture, therefore there could be a date change depending upon these discussions….

Alastair Chalmers to make his season debut over 300m hurdles
30 Jun
1:07

Alastair Chalmers to make his season debut over 300m hurdles

Tom Druce June 30, 2020

Sunday 12th July 2020 – Guernsey Athletics Track & Field Meet 2 400m hurdles star Alastair Chalmers will make his 2020 season bow over the shorter distance of 300m hurdles. The 20-year-old recently returned from his training base in Cardiff in order to prepare for and begin his 2020 campaign…

Main pretenders live up to expectations
28 Jun
8:43

Main pretenders live up to expectations

Tom Druce June 28, 2020

Chris Bain and Abi Galpin were touted to provide the highlights of Guernsey’s first ‘fully normal’ track and field meet of the summer and both duly obliged. The meet was of course also significant nationally as the first full track event to take place in the British Isles, following the…

Summer Full Course XC Merrien still top.
28 Jun
7:01

Summer Full Course XC Merrien still top.

Paul Ingrouille June 28, 2020

Image Martin Gray / Guernsey Sport Photography It was perhaps fitting that the overall course record holder was present when out-of-stadia athletics returned its traditional L’Ancresse Full Course ‘home’ and sure enough course record holder Lee Merrien cruised to a comfortable victory from James Priest and crossed the line over…

Galpin and Allaway power to the top of British rankings
14 Jun
6:30

Galpin and Allaway power to the top of British rankings

Tom Druce June 14, 2020

Abi Galpin (above, photo courtesy of Martin Gray) and Josh Allaway both went top of their respective British rankings for 100m as Footes Lane hosted the British Isles’ first track and field meet of the summer season. The meet was held in Guernsey “Phase 4” conditions with social distancing maintained…

Virtual Mile & 5k
08 Jun
6:41

Virtual Mile & 5k

Paul Ingrouille June 8, 2020

Over sixty runners from across the Channel Islands took part in the third of GAC’s virtual events this weekend. Runners were invited to submit 1 mile and/or 5k GPS tracked times run in the window June 4th-7th. Jersey’s James Faudemer was leading miler with 4:19 and Jenny James ran a…

Guernsey to lead the way in the return of competitive T&F athletics
07 Jun
2:03

Guernsey to lead the way in the return of competitive T&F athletics

Tom Druce June 7, 2020

Competitive athletics returns to the British Isles next Sunday 14th June as Guernsey’s Footes Lane stadium will host the first Track & Field competition of the 2020 summer season. The current regulations rule out certain disciplines such as long distance races and athletes under the age of 18, but Guernsey…

Covid-19 Update: Phase 4
29 May
7:19

Covid-19 Update: Phase 4

Tom Druce May 29, 2020

Guidance for the Usage of Footes Lane for Training during Phase 4 Regulations regarding age of athletes returning to Club Training as of 30th May Following lengthy discussions and in light of recent guidance from The States of Guernsey, Guernsey Athletics will execute a phased return to training activities over…

Virtual 1m/5m & Relays April 30th – May 3rd 2020
18 May
7:58

Virtual 1m/5m & Relays April 30th – May 3rd 2020

Paul Ingrouille May 18, 2020

From his base in Wales Luke Williams(24:52 5m, 4:31 1m) was the fastest overall runner across the two legs with Jenny James(28:11, 4:57) the leading woman. It was Jenny however who took the ‘overall title’ courtesy of the 88% grading average afforded to women bringing her times to 24:49, 4:22…

Covid-19 Update: 18th May 2020
18 May
6:30

Covid-19 Update: 18th May 2020

Tom Druce May 18, 2020

Following The States of Guernsey’s announcement on Friday 15th May that Guernsey has now moved into Phase 3, Guernsey Athletics can confirm that overarching restrictions prevent any immediate changes in the club’s activities for the time being. Phase 3 does not allow for people to meet up with more than…