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Cherstey House 5k – March
22 Mar
2:06

Cherstey House 5k – March

A 9.15 AM start and a cold breeze were no deterrent to the 89 runners who turned up to race at Saumarez Park again for the final race of the Chertsey House series. It was familiar territory for Jason James who ran the same winning time (16:43) as last race,…

Cross Country – Antrim Home Countries International
15 Mar
7:08

Cross Country – Antrim Home Countries International

Antrim IAAF International (featuring Home Countries Champs) Greenmount, Antrim.   March 14th 2015 Bronze for Merrien in Cross Country return. The increasing strength in depth of Guernsey’s Endurance runners was rewarded with their first ever invite to the traditional final event of the British cross country season, the Home Countries…

Inter Insular Cross-Country 2015 CANCELLED
01 Mar
8:22

Inter Insular Cross-Country 2015 CANCELLED

Sadly we have had to cancel the inter-insular cross country that was originally scheduled for March 29th 2015.  Jersey have had immense trouble securing travel at a viable cost. We will look into a new date later in the year 2015. This is a loss for our club level athletes…

Chertsey House Saumarez Park 5K – February
22 Feb
2:32

Chertsey House Saumarez Park 5K – February

2015’s opening 5K race around Saumarez Park was treated by good conditions and fast times, not least Sarah Mercier’s new women’s course record. Jason James started as race favourite, but was tracked all the way by Sarah, who closed the gap by the third of the four laps. It was Jason’s finishing surge…

Chertsey House Road Series Imperial 10
08 Feb
2:23

Chertsey House Road Series Imperial 10

Richard Friedrich underlined his class with another impressive victory in 53 minutes 14 seconds but behind him several of the island’s established top endurance runners strengthened their claims for island games selection. Friedrich himself may well qualify for the 2017 games but having only been working in the island for…

Inter Counties XC – Hampshire Selections
27 Jan
6:16

Inter Counties XC – Hampshire Selections

Eight Guernsey Athletes have been selected to represent Hampshire in the Inter Counties Cross Country to be held at Cofton Park, Birmingham on Sat March 7th. Louise Perrio and Sarah Mercier are named alongside Louise Damen and Kath Bailey in a team of 9, together they make 4 of the…

Chertsey House 10k
25 Jan
4:56

Chertsey House 10k

Friedrich wins on his island debut road race Richard Friedrich tracked Dave Emery and edged past him in the final sprint for the line to post an impressive victory in his first road race on the island.    Emery went below 33 minutes for the first time with a personal…

FNB Finale Race 5
18 Jan
2:54

FNB Finale Race 5

Mud without the fun ?? Dave Emery pulled clear in the final quarter of the race with a characteristic surge to claim victory in the final FNB Cross Country event of the 2014/15 season but it was second placed Mike Wilesmith who claimed the overall title. The race was run…

New Years Day Results
08 Jan
4:12

New Years Day Results

Richard Setters was the clear winner of the traditional handicap start cross country event that opens the year. Simon De La Rue was second, Richard Vidamour third and super-vet ? mega-vet ? hyper-vet Julie Lawlor was first lady in 4th. Running Watch – positions across line Actual times –  

Hampshire County XC Champs
05 Jan
6:53

Hampshire County XC Champs

Sarah Mercier, one of the athletes of 2014, got her 2015 of to a great start to conquer a quality field and gain her first Hampshire County cross country Gold medal. Of all the courses used for the annual event Eastleigh’s undulating Fleming Park must surely be the favourite of…