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Church to Church Run – GLDRC
19 Mar
6:18

Church to Church Run – GLDRC

The Guernsey Long Distance Running Club staged the Church to Church Run on Sunday March 18th and the event brought together athletes training for a spring marathon and members of  Guernsey’s ultra community. Run as a timed self supported training run (think “orienteering for road runners”) the course takes in…

Rowe takes Chertsey House Park 5k
11 Mar
1:32

Rowe takes Chertsey House Park 5k

Alex Rowe quite literally made great strides last year over the middle distances and looked well at home as he eased to victory in the fourth and final race of the Chertsey House series. The rangy eighteen year old Elizabeth College student was joined by Jim De Garis on the…

Chertsey House 10k
25 Feb
6:05

Chertsey House 10k

Burling and Perrio defy conditions with course records. (image: Phil Nicolle – soon after the start and with Ryan Burling already out of shot a large group forms in his wake). In what has quickly become a regular occurrence, Ryan Burling ran another course record to continue his sequence of…

Chertsey House Imperial 10 – course record for Burling
04 Feb
6:29

Chertsey House Imperial 10 – course record for Burling

Record numbers on course, record numbers on clock in Imperial 10 – by Jamie Ingrouille, image Phil Nicolle Ryan Burling and Louise Perrio claimed impressive victories in a blustery Chertsey House Imperial 10 miler, with the former setting a new course record. Burling stormed away to leave behind a record field…

FNB XC Series Finale – Home Farm
20 Jan
7:58

FNB XC Series Finale – Home Farm

Perfect 10 for Steve –       ( Images Phil Nicolle). With nine titles in the locker Steve Dawes returned after a few years on a cycling sabbatical to round it up to ten with a convincing win in the final event of the 2017/2018 FNB Cross Country Series….

Chertsey House 5mile road race – Record run. Record field.
14 Jan
1:25

Chertsey House 5mile road race – Record run. Record field.

  It was a record event in two dimensions as Ryan Burling led home a record field of 118 finishers in a new course record of 24 minutes 45 seconds to win the 5 Mile opening race of the 2018 Chertsey Road Race series. 23 year old Burling recently moved…

Hampshire Cross Country Championships Roundup
07 Jan
8:11

Hampshire Cross Country Championships Roundup

Strong performances throughout, but Merrien meets his match in Hampshire – by Jamie Ingrouille (image by Phil Nicolle) A large Guernsey contingent took to the muddy grounds of Fairthorne Manor for the Hampshire County Championships and returned with four individual and two team medals. Guernsey Olympian Lee Merrien had to settle…

New Years Day Cross Country
01 Jan
4:36

New Years Day Cross Country

Richard Wickins(above- image courtesy Phil Nicolle), a regular Guernsey parkrun entrant, was the convincing winner of the Guernsey athletics New Years Day Handicap. His time of 41 minutes 15 seconds off a 7 minute handicap made him a 4 minute winner over second placed Will Green. The first female home…

Boxing Day Cross Country
26 Dec
3:03

Boxing Day Cross Country

Commonwealth Marathon selectee Lee Merrien again underlined his class to come home over 2 minutes clear of a 130 strong field in the annual Boxing Day Cross country held over the traditional 4.75 mile L’Ancresse “Full Course” (image Phil Nicolle). In 9th place overall Louise Perrio, like Merrien, was a…

Guernsey Athletics Event Rankings 2017
23 Dec
6:45

Guernsey Athletics Event Rankings 2017

Year end event rankings 2017.         Links to ranking lists at end of text. The Guernsey Athletics Club has released the year end rankings for 2017 performed by Guernsey qualified athletes. 400m specialist Cam Chalmers was the standout performer at national and international level, having taken third place…