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Guernsey Dairy Half Marathon
16 Jun
10:08

Guernsey Dairy Half Marathon

Ryan Burling was out on his own and comfortably defended his Milk Run title in 70 minutes 25 seconds. Carl Holden was second and Andy McArthur third. After nearly 4 years out from running Becky Le Maitre raced her first serious half marathon since the 2015 island games and finished…

RG Falla 5k
04 Jun
10:14

RG Falla 5k

The rain subsided just before the off and fast times were recorded in the opening race of the RG Falla series run from L’Eree to Vazon. In a return to a course last used in the ’90s Ryan Burling (image Phil Nicolle) dipped below Marcel Le Clerc’s 15:34 course record…

Liberation Day 7
09 May
4:15

Liberation Day 7

Ryan Burling leads home record field (image Phil Nicolle). Runaway leader Ryan Burling may have finished out of sight of the large field but he crossed the line exactly 2 minutes outside Dave Kreckeler’s remarkable 53 year old record of 34 minutes 39 seconds. Kreckeler himself was viewing the race,…

Chertsey House Saumarez Park 5k
07 Apr
1:05

Chertsey House Saumarez Park 5k

Carl Holden had another close battle with James Priest but chalked up another road race win in the Saumarez Park 5k with a time of 16 minutes 48 seconds in the final event of the Chertsey House series. Despite the recent laying of a 200m stretch of gravel that the…

Chertsey House Imperial 10
24 Feb
3:55

Chertsey House Imperial 10

Sarah Mercier returned after a three-year break from the distance to clock a new Guernsey record of 58 minutes 38 seconds and smash Louise Perrio’s 2013 mark, placing third overall among a large field present for the Chertsey House Imperial 10mile road race. (image credit Phil Nicolle). Mercier will go…

Chertsey House 5m wins for Jenny James & Carl Holden
03 Feb
7:08

Chertsey House 5m wins for Jenny James & Carl Holden

A women’s course best by Jenny James was the standout performance after a big field of nearly 140 runners lined up for the second race of the Chertsey House road series in near-perfect conditions. (images Phil Nicolle). At the front of the field, Carl Holden reeled in early leader James…

FNB Finale – Footes Lane
20 Jan
2:31

FNB Finale – Footes Lane

James Priest and Sarah Mercier are the FNB Champions for the 2018/19 season. Chris Chalmers video has the action unfolding :- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQGZRJe3_Dc&t=5s Phil Nicolle has the images :-   Here   (facebook).                                   Thanks guys! Priest eventually…

Hampshire XC Champs 2019
06 Jan
8:55

Hampshire XC Champs 2019

By Jamie Ingrouille A senior men’s team bronze was a great conclusion to Guernsey’s outing at the uncharacteristically dry Fairthorne Manor. The day also started on a high, courtesy of an U11 team gaining the same accolade, while the veteran ladies managed to surpass this with a silver – something…

New Year’s Day 4.75mile Cross Country
02 Jan
2:03

New Year’s Day 4.75mile Cross Country

After helping mark the course earlier in the day it was perhaps fitting that junior runner Olly Blake was first across the line in the annual graded start(handicapped) new year’s  day cross country.  Summer Woodhead posted the fastest actual time over the 2.7 mile Half Course with 17:06. Taking advantage…

Boxing Day Cross Country
26 Dec
1:29

Boxing Day Cross Country

by Jamie Ingrouille The Bath University boys produced an impressive 1-2 in this year’s Boxing Day Cross Country – although in a field of record numbers, the next podium place went to none other than in-form Sarah Mercier. Richard Bartram sped home towards the Rocque Balan finish line to take…