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Intertrust Junior Open Weekend
12 May
6:18

Intertrust Junior Open Weekend

Over 100 young athletes competed at this hastily arranged event that replaced the previously scheduled inter-insular. Pick of the performances had to be the three English Schools Standard marks set by Zoe Fitch, Ala Chalmers & Danny Ray Zoe Fitch threw the 500g Javelin out to 38.51 Metres for a…

Liberation Day Race 2014
10 May
6:12

Liberation Day Race 2014

Despite the appearance of Lee Merrien on the start line Dave Kreckeler’s 48 year old record for the event(34:39) remains intact. Merrien ran a hard race and after going through 3 miles in 14min 30 sec looked on schedule but the strong  headwinds encountered over the last half of the…

5km Park – Early May
03 May
6:33

5km Park – Early May

In his first race since the Barcelona Marathon Mike Wilesmith cruised to victory in 16 min 20 seconds but there were great runs from event regulars.  Carl Holden (2nd) gets closer to 17 minutes each time and triathlete James Travers (3rd) showed there is some speed in his legs. There…

KPMG Easter Overall
24 Apr
6:19

KPMG Easter Overall

Dan Woodgate & Helen Dyke take the overall prizes.    

April 8th Intertrust Open Meet
23 Apr
5:40
KPMG Easter Half Marathon
21 Apr
4:47

KPMG Easter Half Marathon

Dan Woodgate(Luton/St. Mary’s)) led from the start and finished 5 minutes clear in 69 minutes 11 seconds to repeat his victory of 2013. Regular visitor Rick Weston(Serpentine) claimed his best finish of the weekend with 2nd(74:37) and Gwynant Jones(Cardiff/St. Mary’s) also got his best finish of the weekend with third(75:19)….

KPMG Easter 4 x 2m Relay
20 Apr
3:04

KPMG Easter 4 x 2m Relay

Pre race favourites St. Mary’s lived up to their billing with a comfortable relay win anchored by Chris Rooke who posted the fasted time of the day with 10 minutes 35 seconds. Led off by Dan Woodgate(10:36), Tom Mead(11:07) and Gwynant Jones(10:53) the team was never headed and they come…

KPMG/ Keith Falla Easter Cross Country
19 Apr
1:53

KPMG/ Keith Falla Easter Cross Country

The Easter Cross Country – with a history dating back to before the first Easter Festival in 1982 – is still a benchmark for Guernsey runners. And they came away with wins in both men’s and women’s races. Lee Merrien, already selected to represent Guernsey in the Commonwealth Games marathon,…

KPMG Guernsey Easter 10km
18 Apr
3:16

KPMG Guernsey Easter 10km

KPMG Guernsey Easter 10km Dan Woodgate (Luton AC) was first across the line in 31 minutes 14 seconds and ultimately was a comfortable winner from fellow St. Mary’s student Chris Rooke(32:44) & Serpentine’s David Morgan. Commonwealth Games bound Sarah Mercier sliced 40 seconds off her PB to finish top woman…

Lee Merrien Running Park 5k – April
06 Apr
2:40

Lee Merrien Running Park 5k – April

With the excavation work complete it was back to the conventional route and Danny Ray posted a PB of 16:09 whilst clocking up a big win. Still 15 years old Ray is up to 3rd in the national age group rankings(17). Fellow junior Ed Mason(17:43)  was a distant second but…