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Liberation Day Chertsey House Road Race – Burling and Perrio on song again.
09 May
8:03

Liberation Day Chertsey House Road Race – Burling and Perrio on song again.

Ryan Burling quickly shrugged off the effects of his England debut in last weekend’s unduly warm Lillbaelt Half Marathon and ran out a comfortable  35 minute 55 second gun to tape victory in the traditional Liberation Day 7 mile road race. Burling’s only worry came a mile into the race…

Endurance Track Open
27 Apr
1:34

Endurance Track Open

Ryan Burling continued to show great form as he headed the 5,000m with a sub-15min clocking and a PB. Louise Perrio was the leading female with a 17:25 clocking. 20 athletes toed the start line for the first long distance track event of the season. In the shortest event of…

Chertsey House Age Graded Series – Overall Table
15 Apr
8:26

Chertsey House Age Graded Series – Overall Table

Ryan Burling may have been the best performer in outright terms but Julie Lawlor continues to set standout performances well into her 70’s and justifiably prevailed in the overall age and gender graded  placings taken from the popular series of Chertsey House 5mile, 10mile, 10k and 5k road race events….

JP’s Runners – Social/Improver runner program 2018
11 Apr
5:05

JP’s Runners – Social/Improver runner program 2018

JP’s Runners have released their 2018 summer schedule.  These social/improver runs are aimed at runners with a 10k target ranging from 40-60 minutes and meet at various locations on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.  

Intertrust Easter 10k
02 Apr
5:35

Intertrust Easter 10k

Ryan Burling made it 5 course records in 5 races on Guernsey soil with a gun to tape victory on day four of the Intertrust Easter Festival. The former Luton athlete crossed the Northside finish line of the 10k event in 31:50 to secure the overall 2018 Easter title. After…

Intertrust Easter Relay
01 Apr
2:51

Intertrust Easter Relay

It was the shortest race of the weekend and Guernsey’s young middle distance runners shone in the 4 x 1 mile XC relay. A week after their Home Countries International event in Nottingham the same quartet of Dan Galpin, Sammy Galpin, Alex Rowe and Richard Bartram  were put in a…

Easter Keith Falla memorial full-course
31 Mar
2:36

Easter Keith Falla memorial full-course

-by Jamie Ingrouille. (Image Phil Nicolle) Ryan Burling and Louise Perrio made compelling progress in their Easter Festival campaigns with solid winning performances in today’s muddy and windswept Keith Falla Memorial XC. Burling was pressured in the early stages by Dan Galpin, who placed third in yesterday’s event, but drew…

Intertrust Easter 5km
30 Mar
3:51

Intertrust Easter 5km

Runners shrugged off the rain to turn up in record numbers for the opening 5km event of the Intertrust Guernsey Easter Festival. (Image Phil Nicolle). The damp but near windless conditions produced a spate of fast times and Ryan Burling produced yet another course record – his fourth of 2018…

Home Countries International brings XC season to a close.
26 Mar
8:00

Home Countries International brings XC season to a close.

The Home Countries’ International XC produced a great team effort by Guernsey’s Under 20 quartet. Though clearly stretched at this level they performed superbly with Richard Bartram 29th, Alex Rowe 33rd, Dan Galpin 35th and Sammy Galpin 40th.   (images Alan Rowe). Sadly the senior men’s team scratched with injuries…

Snow cancelled Eastleigh runners hit the trails
19 Mar
5:41

Snow cancelled Eastleigh runners hit the trails

– By Jamie Ingrouille Three of Guernsey’s Eastleigh-bound athletes challenged themselves with a spontaneous trail race following their target event’s unfortunate cancellation due to heavy snow. The Eastleigh 10k remains a popular target for many athletes seeking fast times, and its cancellation disappointed many GAC members who had travelled over…