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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…

2018 event rankings
23 Dec
8:18

2018 event rankings

2018 event rankings The Guernsey Athletics Club has released the year end rankings for 2018 performed by Guernsey qualified athletes. Athletics Weekly have recently issued their end year statistics and we have recently released the absolute analysis based on IAAF points which show that Cameron Chalmers’ 45.75 400m and brother…

Guernsey Athletes IAAF Points Lists 2018
20 Dec
3:59

Guernsey Athletes IAAF Points Lists 2018

Guernsey Athletics has been getting some very good coverage recently and The Guernsey Press have kindly supplied their story on the recently compiled IAAF points rankings (GP Story shown below in italics).  The rankings use the IAAF outdoor tables to translate the best scoring event per athlete and the leading…

FNB Club Cross Country Championships
15 Dec
8:13

FNB Club Cross Country Championships

James Priest’s Cross Country domination continued with a clear win from Carl Holden and Ben Wilen as Guernsey Athletics returned to Les Norgiots after a near 50 year break for ‘proper cross country’. Priest broke clear midway through the opening lap of five, and by the end of the 7…