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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…

FNB XC Series 2019/20 Race 1 L’Ancresse Stonecrusher 3m.
19 Oct
5:26

FNB XC Series 2019/20 Race 1 L’Ancresse Stonecrusher 3m.

Ryan Burling and Jenny James take the honours. (Image credit Phil Nicolle). Despite a fall in the closing stages and being hard pressed by Richard Friedrich Ryan Burling made sure his return to the local racing scene was a successful one with a gun-to-tape finish in the opening race of…

Full Cliff Path – Dog-breaker
14 Oct
7:02

Full Cliff Path – Dog-breaker

After setting a hot pace from the start Tiaan Erwee again proved to be untouchable on the cliff paths but fell agonisingly short of the outright South Esplanade-Fairy ring record as the wind and rain took its toll. Tiaan’s finishing time of 1 hr 45 minutes 35 seconds was the…

Cliff Path 10m Imperial-Icart
23 Sep
5:23

Cliff Path 10m Imperial-Icart

Barely 10 days after his monster 330km Tor des Geants ultra performance in the Italian Alps Tiaan Erwee was back on form over the somewhat shorter distance of 10m between Pleinmont and Icart. Erwee (no 39 in Michelle Torode’s image) ran a course record of 68 minutes 2 seconds and…

Crimestoppers Runway Run
15 Sep
12:42

Crimestoppers Runway Run

A massive field over over 420 took part in the annual Crimestoppers Runway Run. Held just before midnight over a two lap course on an otherwise deserted and dark airport runway the event is one of the more unusual fixtures in an increasingly diverse range of Guernsey running events. Nick…

Investec Mind 10k
09 Sep
9:46

Investec Mind 10k

Peter Amy led from the off and set an event record of 33 minutes 1 second ahead of a large field of 350+ in the annual Investec Mind 10k. Mel Nicolle drew clear of Vanessa Rodrigues in the final 2k to claim a top 20 finish and place top woman…

Icart-Fermain-Icart Cliff Race 2
01 Sep
1:12

Icart-Fermain-Icart Cliff Race 2

Despite the surprise presence of Richard Bartram on the start line there was no stopping Tiaan Erwee from registering his second victory in this season’s cliff path series. In fairness to Bartram, who is at more at home over shorter track distances, he never really expected to stay with the…

Fort Group 2 x 2 relay
31 Aug
2:24

Fort Group 2 x 2 relay

The Fort Group series has provided inclusive racing through the summer and it was bought to a close in similar fashion as the range of abilities were catered for not only across the race but also within the 2 person teams. Each runner had to run twice over the 1250m…

Fort Group Summer Full Course
23 Aug
6:25

Fort Group Summer Full Course

Richard Bartram made a swift transition from his track focussed summer season to show he still had the endurance to mix it over the longer distances as he won the 4.75 mile summer full-course with a well timed finish from Carl Holden and James Priest. Louise Perrio ran a solid…

Fort Group Park 5k
08 Aug
8:33

Fort Group Park 5k

The Island Games distance duo of James Priest and Jenny James ran victorious in the second event of the Fort Group Summer Series. (image Phil Nicolle). Unfolding over four laps of the traditional Saumarez Park loop, the 5km course featured additional challenge from thicker-than-normal gravel and humid conditions. Eventual winner…