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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…

Eastleigh 10k – off island results.
20 Mar
2:18

Eastleigh 10k – off island results.

Women shine in Eastleigh 10k – off island results.  Images (Southampton Echo & Vanessa Rodrigues) Sarah Mercier became the first Guernsey woman to run below 35 minutes for 10k with a great performance to place third woman in the Eastleigh 10k whilst in Reading Carl Holden made a significant improvement…

Eastleigh 10k
17 Mar
2:25

Eastleigh 10k

Off the back of quality performances both indoors and over the country Sarah Mercier will hope to carry her good form to the roads as part of a large Guernsey Athletics FNB Endurance squad travelling to compete in the Hendy-Ford Eastleigh 10k this weekend. She will be part of a…

UK CAU Inter County & World Trial XC
12 Mar
4:50

UK CAU Inter County & World Trial XC

It is pretty hard to capture the essence of the Inter Counties in words. It is sort of mass participation but only available to the few who are selected. Each of 45 counties/areas can only select 8 runners (9 for senior events) and the first 4 (6 for seniors) count…

Guernsey Athletics/Lee Merrien Running Park 5km
12 Mar
12:33

Guernsey Athletics/Lee Merrien Running Park 5km

The weather may have been damp but the mild conditions saw a glut of personal best performances through the field in the March edition of the Guernsey Athletics/Lee Merrien Running Park 5km.       (Pictured:-  leading man Carl Holden and leading woman Jenny James – image courtesy Phil Nicolle)…

Fusion Junior Cross Country Championships
05 Mar
8:29

Fusion Junior Cross Country Championships

The wind and rain didn’t hold back but  there were still smiles and keen competition across the age ranges in the domestic season-closing Fusion Junior XC Championships. Sammy Galpin was a solid winner of the oldest (U17) male category whilst Fran Bown had to hold off a spirited challenge from…

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…