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Gotland 2017 – Monday am session.

Chalmers & Wallbridge comfortably through but wind hampers sprints. Sam Wallbridge (ht 1, 1st , 56.14)and Alastair Chalmers(ht 2, 1st, 58.53) both looked impressive in qualifying for this evening’s 400mHurdles final with  each having the luxury of easing back but still comfortably securing  key lanes for the final. In the…

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NatWest Island Games – Gotland2017 Sunday session

Merrien has to settle for silver. In what became a two man race Lee Merrien was outsprinted for gold by Isle of Man ‘s Oliver Lockley in the opening track final of the 2017 games. There were echoes of 2009’s 5000m final, where Merrien tracked and outsprinted Aland’s marathon specialist…

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Vazon Mile online entries now open

Thursday 6th July 6:00 – 7:00pm Supporting This is EPIC the Vazon Mile is set to become another landmark event on the road racing calendar.  It is being used as a fund raiser for This is Epic and also involves a post run social event at Crabby Jacks with food….

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Chalmers makes decision to target London

Cameron Chalmers yesterday made the decision to withdraw from the Island Games squad in favour of targeting a place at the IAAF World Championships in London. He had earlier this summer hoped he could broker an agreement with British Athletics to miss the World Trials event in Birmingham but this…

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Perrio & juniors sizzle in the heat over 1500

Island Games Preparation 1500mtrs, Footes Lane, 20th June 2017 The sizzling heat wave conditions did not hinder the athletes running 1500mtrs at Footes Lane last night with the majority of the field setting personal bests.  Gotland bound  Louise Perrio highlighted her rising form by setting a personal best time over…

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Double gold for the Chalmers brothers

Sunday saw three Guernsey athletes make national finals at the England Athletics U20/U23 Championships in Bedford and all three came away mightily satisfied with their weekend’s work. Cameron and Alastair Chalmers (above) both continue to get faster over the 400m and 400m hurdles respectively and they both claimed age group titles…

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Guernsey Dairy Milk Run 2017

Husband & Wife duo Richard Friedrich and Ulrike Maisch double victory in 2017 half. In hot conditions Richard Friedrich won a war of attrition and drew clear of Waverley’s Christopher Peck and three times winner Steve Dawes in the closing stages to repeat his 2015 win. Ulrike defended her title…

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Milk Dash 5k

The Guernsey Dairy weekend of running kicked off with the inaugural 5k milk dash over four laps at Saumarez Park. Over 20 11-17 year olds participated. Images Andy Dovey. Summer Woodhead continued with her winning ways and improved her personal best by 5 seconds with a time of 19 minutes…

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Island Games Preparation 5000m/800m

David Emery reduced his Personal best by nearly 30 seconds and ground out a well deserved victory to stop the clock in 15:45.8 seconds just 5 seconds clear of Ed Mason in the  island games preparation event. In a quality field Emery set a consistent pace from the start and…

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Island Games teams confirmed

Following the squad announcement earlier this month, Guernsey Athletics is pleased to announce the final team following a selection meeting last night. The original squad list was definitive in terms of personnel, but the events which each respective athlete will undertake have now been decided. The men’s and women’s team…

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