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COVID-19 Pandemic Update

26th March 2020 Yesterday, the States of Guernsey Public Health Department advised the Department of Education, Sport and Culture to close Footes Lane athletics track in order to comply with its Government guidelines. In the States of Guernsey’s media release on 24th March 2020 – Strict new rules on staying…

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Easter Running Festival 2020: update

Guernsey Athletics Club confirm the cancellation of the Easter Running Festival 2020.  As always, the health and safety of all the participants – runners, officials, marshals and other support services – are at the forefront of our minds when organising such an event. We are all by now aware of…

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ANNOUNCEMENT

Following the guidance given by our governing body England Athletics this morning, all official Club activities will cease with immediate effect. This includes tonight’s training sessions and all sessions going forwards.  Please read the EA advice and assume that Guernsey Athletics will be following these directives until further notice.

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Covid 19 update: training

Dear All,  Following on from a Board meeting tonight the Club has the following update regarding its position on Covid 19. We are monitoring and following the advice from the States on a daily basis. As athletics is non-contact, and we are able to follow the guidance on social distancing…

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Chertsey House Park 5k

Sam Lesley ended his Chertsey House series campaign on a high though he had to correct a navigational error midway through the race before catching and passing Carl Holden in the final 400m. Lesley crossed the finish line in 16:45 just 6 seconds clear of Holden and a total field…

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Chertsey House Park 5k – Update

We have been closely following both Guernsey and UK Government advice on Coronavirus. https://www.gov.gg/coronavirus As it stands the Chertsey Park 5k on Sunday 15th March is ON. Please see Details Here for information and pre-race briefing(to minimise time on start line). We ask that anyone suffering symptoms of flu (cough,…

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Chertsey House Imperial 10 mile

Surprisingly pleasant conditions greeted relieved runners, as James Priest took the win on a second consecutive weekend, with a time of 55:56, two and a half minutes ahead of Carl Holden, giving him a 10k and 10mile championship double. Returning to local racing after a 6 month hiatus, Chris Gillman…

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Father’s Day Half Marathon – Entry Open

With Butterfield stepping in a new sponsor it is business as usual for the June Father’s Day Half Marathon on June 21st. More details:- http://guernseyathletics.org.gg/events/half/

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Chertsey House 10k

After a break from racing James Priest made light work of damp, windy conditions and led the 109-strong field from the Pembroke start to cross the North Beach finish line over a minute clear of Sam Lesley. (Phil Nicolle’s image shows Priest, Lesley and third placed Will Bodkin already established…

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Chertsey Road 5

Sam Lesley sped home at the front of a record field in the opening 5 mile race of the 2020 Chertsey House Road Race series. Whilst Mel Nicolle surprised herself with a personal best run to finish top woman. On a windy day not conducive to fast times the race…

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