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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…

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…