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Winning return for Dawes LMR Park 5k – May
26 May
9:37

Winning return for Dawes LMR Park 5k – May

Winning return for Dawes. After several years focussing on two wheels Steve Dawes continued his return back to two legs with a solid victory in the May edition of the Lee Merrien Running Summer 5k series. Carl Holden ran a solid race to stretch the returning multiple island champion but…

Liberation Day 7m:- Perrio in Record breaking form
09 May
3:49

Liberation Day 7m:- Perrio in Record breaking form

Lee Merrien cruised to a predictable victory from a record sized field of 183 finishers but it was Louise Perrio who had the broadest smile after demolishing her own women’s record for the Liberation Day 7m Road race.   (images Phil Nicolle) Merrien stayed with Richard Friedrich and Steve Dawes,…

British Milers Club Millfield PB Meet
03 May
2:17

British Milers Club Millfield PB Meet

Millfield BMC yields good early season showings:- From young newcomers in their first major track event to experienced campaigners there were good results across the board at the Mayday Millfield BMC meeting. The Alun Williams coached  quartet of youngsters  consisting of Kate Bain, Summer Woodhead, Jack Le Tissier and Joe…

Intertrust Easter Festival 10k
17 Apr
5:02

Intertrust Easter Festival 10k

O’Hara & Perrio continue winning streaks to claim overall Easter titles Young Portsmouth athlete Jacob O’Hara broke clear early in the 10k race to draw 200m clear of Carl Holden and continue his domination of the weekend and break the tape in a personal best time of 32 minutes 37…

Intertrust Easter Festival Relay
16 Apr
1:50

Intertrust Easter Festival Relay

The  “fit by June”  team of Guernsey Athletics junior runners emerged as winners in the 4 x 1 Mile Cross Country relay event. In a large field of 45 teams the quartet of Joseph Yeaman, Alex Rowe, Chris Way and Ed Mason finished in 19 minutes 51 seconds and were…

Keith Falla Memorial XC
15 Apr
2:05

Keith Falla Memorial XC

O’Hara and Perrio again victorious in day two of 2017 Easter Festival – Jamie Ingrouille reports Today’s 4.75 mile cross-country race saw repeat victories for Portsmouth’s Jacob O’Hara and Guernsey’s Louise Perrio in their respective gender divisions. 16-year old Jacob O’Hara earned his second win of the weekend by breaking clear…

Intertrust Easter Festival 5km
14 Apr
2:23

Intertrust Easter Festival 5km

16 year old Jacob O’Hara ran a confident race to win the 5km opening event of the 2017 festival.  Guernsey’s Carl Holden looked to be clawing him back in the closing stages but the Portsmouth youngster held on the break the tape in 15 minutes 56 seconds, just 5 seconds…

Junior Schools Inter-Insular XC
27 Mar
1:22

Junior Schools Inter-Insular XC

There was a good effort from the Guernsey junior schools interinsular side made up from Guernsey athletic members  against a really strong Jersey team over the weekend.  The race was held at Home Farm, Saumarez Park in difficult conditions where  the 10-12 years olds ran over 1500m and 2000m courses…

Chertsey House 10k
26 Mar
2:22

Chertsey House 10k

” I felt a bit rusty there” said Lee Merrien after his first race in 8 months but he still looked a class act in the Chertsey House 10k staged between Pembroke and White Rock. After the opening mile Merrien was already well clear of the chasing duo of Jim…

Church to Church run
23 Mar
6:05

Church to Church run

Stuart Le Noury was the first of 18 runners across the line in the annual 19.4 Church to Church run.  The event is used by many as a pre-marathon race practice and additional number of runners ran part of the route within their preparations. Le Noury is no stranger to…