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Chertsey House Road Series – Entry Open
22 Jan
6:57

Chertsey House Road Series – Entry Open

This series is intended for runners seeking  good “honest” quality road races. The events are licenced, measured and officiated  to runbritain standards over popular local courses with a good history. Courses are chosen with good access to facilities and where needed baggage transfer to finish is offered. Whilst providing quality…

FNB XC Series Finale – Footes Lane
19 Jan
6:27

FNB XC Series Finale – Footes Lane

Richard Friedrich and Jenny James are the FNB Cross country champions of the 2019/20 season. (images Phil Nicolle). On a tight one-mile loop course with a surprisingly wet section each had to yield their races to James Priest and Sarah Mercier respectively but consistency over the four races earned them…

New Year’s Day Cross Country
01 Jan
3:11

New Year’s Day Cross Country

For a newcomer Paul Barrasin had a fairly stiff handicap of 15 minutes 30 seconds but he made light work of it and eased round the 4.75 Mile L’Ancresse Full Course in an actual time of 33 minutes 14 seconds to record a gross time of 48 minutes 44 seconds…

Boxing Day Full Course XC
26 Dec
3:25

Boxing Day Full Course XC

Alex Rowe moved upwards from the middle distances to post his first major local cross-country win in the annual Boxing Day cross country raced on a single windswept loop taking in the perimeter of L’Ancresse common. (image Alex Rowe(257) leads from Sam Lesley(5) – Credit Rob Elliott). The windy conditions…

Event Rankings 2019
20 Dec
2:54

Event Rankings 2019

The Guernsey Athletics Club has released the year end rankings for 2019 performed by Guernsey qualified athletes.  http://guernseyathletics.org.gg/download/results/2019_results/MensRankings2019.pdf http://guernseyathletics.org.gg/download/results/2019_results/WomensRankings2019.pdf The previously released IAAF points lists showed that Cameron Chalmers’ 45.84 400m was edged by brother Ala’s 50.07 400mH GB U20 record as the standout performances but senior island records were…

FNB Cross Country Champs – Les Norgiots
14 Dec
6:59

FNB Cross Country Champs – Les Norgiots

In more recents times Lee Merrien has been focussing on coaching and even organising the popular Zedra Primary School XC events but as a late entrant to the club’s championships he showed that despite officially retiring and also entering the veteran’s category he is still a major force as he…

FNB 3 – Bordeaux
30 Nov
6:12

FNB 3 – Bordeaux

The twists, turns and surface of the new Bordeaux course proved a popular choice for the third race in this season’s FNB Cross Country League and arguably produced the best race of the series to date as Richard Friedrich was dealt a scare by James Priest who led deep into…

Performance Rankings 2019
28 Nov
8:32

Performance Rankings 2019

Alastair Chalmers edged ahead of elder brother Cameron in the GAC’s analysis of leading 2019 performances according to IAAF outdoor tables. Ala set a GB U20 400mH record with 50.07 June run in Geneva. Cameron, now a regular member of the relay “Strike 4” has recently been announced on UK…

FNB League Table release
15 Nov
4:40

FNB League Table release

With two races now completed the FNB league tables are now released. In a bid to cater for the consistently higher numbers that have been racing in recent years the decision has been made to extend from 6 divisions to 8. The intention is to engage as many runners in…

FNB XC Series 2019/20 Race 2 Delancey 4m/3m.
09 Nov
5:29

FNB XC Series 2019/20 Race 2 Delancey 4m/3m.

Richard Friedrich strengthened his series chances with a gun-to-tape victory in the second FNB event held over 4 twisting, hilly laps of the Delancey course. (Images:- Phil Nicolle). Jenny James again ran strongly to head the women’s field and was a superb 6th overall in another big 120+ field. Behind…