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Chertsey House Imperial 10
26 Feb
3:50

Chertsey House Imperial 10

Dave Emery stormed off the line and led all the way but had to hold off a late charge from Carl Holden to win the Chertsey  House “Imperial 10” in 56 minutes 40 seconds. (images Phil Nicolle).

FNB Finale – Home Farm
11 Feb
7:14

FNB Finale – Home Farm

Emery captures title with dominant run. (image Phil Nicolle). David Emery claimed his first XC Championship title in dominant fashion with an emphatic win in the 5th and final race of the 2016/17 FNB Series and Louise Perrio claimed her 11th women’s title. The race started in sleet and a windchill…

FNB 4 – Stonecrusher
21 Jan
5:02

FNB 4 – Stonecrusher

Dave Emery moves clear at top of 2016/17 FNB XC league table following a good win over Mike Wilesmith in the Division 1 Six mile race.  After a close race held in near perfect still wintry conditions Emery moved clear in closing lap to win by 60 metres in 33…

Chertsey House 5k
15 Jan
11:38

Chertsey House 5k

The threatened rain held off and fast times were recorded in the opening Saumarez Park 5km race of the year. (Images:- Phil Nicolle & Paul Hammond) Ed Mason bided his time, sat behind David Emery, then  used his middle distance speed to burst clear in the final 400m and post…

Hampshire County XC 2017
08 Jan
7:15

Hampshire County XC 2017

Mercier and Wilesmith lead medalling senior teams at Hampshire Cross Country championships- writes Jamie Ingrouille ( images Alan Rowe, Darren Lewin & Paul Hammond[Summer Woodhead image copyright:- Hammy4321]). Saturday 7th January saw around 50 Guernsey athletes take part in one of the most competitive cross-country events on the GIAAC calendar….

Guernsey teams for Hampshire County XC
02 Jan
3:36

Guernsey teams for Hampshire County XC

Guernsey Athletics names 50 athletes

New Years Day Handicap XC
01 Jan
6:43

New Years Day Handicap XC

  Congratulations to the 74 runners who started their 2017 athletics year with some strong running in good conditions for the GIAAC new year’s handicap race. It was good to see Michel Davy leading home the men’s race in a very respectable 44 minutes off an eight minute handicap(actual time…

2016 Top Performers- IAAF Tables
31 Dec
7:48

2016 Top Performers- IAAF Tables

The IAAF Points tables allow comparison of performances across events and have been used for several years now by the GIAAC as a measure of how Guernsey’s top 15 athletes compare against each other and also to previous years. Only the  best performance by each athlete is listed.

Guernsey Event Rankings 2016
26 Dec
8:28

Guernsey Event Rankings 2016

Year end event rankings 2016 GIAAC has released the year end rankings for 2016 performed by Guernsey qualified athletes. In recent years the best performances often come in the ‘island games year’ but this year saw three Guernsey athletes gain GB selection to major championships.   Lee Merrien(European Champs, half marathon),…

Boxing Day Full Course 2016
26 Dec
2:33

Boxing Day Full Course 2016

On form Mercier challenges men for podium places. (image Phil Nicolle). With the county championships less than two weeks away Sarah Mercier further underlined her form to remove 25 seconds from her personal best for the annual event and challenge some of the island’s leading men all the way to…