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Eastleigh 10k – off island results.
20 Mar
2:18

Eastleigh 10k – off island results.

Women shine in Eastleigh 10k – off island results.  Images (Southampton Echo & Vanessa Rodrigues) Sarah Mercier became the first Guernsey woman to run below 35 minutes for 10k with a great performance to place third woman in the Eastleigh 10k whilst in Reading Carl Holden made a significant improvement…

Eastleigh 10k
17 Mar
2:25

Eastleigh 10k

Off the back of quality performances both indoors and over the country Sarah Mercier will hope to carry her good form to the roads as part of a large Guernsey Athletics FNB Endurance squad travelling to compete in the Hendy-Ford Eastleigh 10k this weekend. She will be part of a…

UK CAU Inter County & World Trial XC
12 Mar
4:50

UK CAU Inter County & World Trial XC

It is pretty hard to capture the essence of the Inter Counties in words. It is sort of mass participation but only available to the few who are selected. Each of 45 counties/areas can only select 8 runners (9 for senior events) and the first 4 (6 for seniors) count…

Guernsey Athletics/Lee Merrien Running Park 5km
12 Mar
12:33

Guernsey Athletics/Lee Merrien Running Park 5km

The weather may have been damp but the mild conditions saw a glut of personal best performances through the field in the March edition of the Guernsey Athletics/Lee Merrien Running Park 5km.       (Pictured:-  leading man Carl Holden and leading woman Jenny James – image courtesy Phil Nicolle)…

Fusion Junior Cross Country Championships
05 Mar
8:29

Fusion Junior Cross Country Championships

The wind and rain didn’t hold back but  there were still smiles and keen competition across the age ranges in the domestic season-closing Fusion Junior XC Championships. Sammy Galpin was a solid winner of the oldest (U17) male category whilst Fran Bown had to hold off a spirited challenge from…

Chertsey House Imperial 10
26 Feb
3:50

Chertsey House Imperial 10

Dave Emery stormed off the line and led all the way but had to hold off a late charge from Carl Holden to win the Chertsey  House “Imperial 10” in 56 minutes 40 seconds. (images Phil Nicolle).

FNB Finale – Home Farm
11 Feb
7:14

FNB Finale – Home Farm

Emery captures title with dominant run. (image Phil Nicolle). David Emery claimed his first XC Championship title in dominant fashion with an emphatic win in the 5th and final race of the 2016/17 FNB Series and Louise Perrio claimed her 11th women’s title. The race started in sleet and a windchill…

FNB 4 – Stonecrusher
21 Jan
5:02

FNB 4 – Stonecrusher

Dave Emery moves clear at top of 2016/17 FNB XC league table following a good win over Mike Wilesmith in the Division 1 Six mile race.  After a close race held in near perfect still wintry conditions Emery moved clear in closing lap to win by 60 metres in 33…

Chertsey House 5k
15 Jan
11:38

Chertsey House 5k

The threatened rain held off and fast times were recorded in the opening Saumarez Park 5km race of the year. (Images:- Phil Nicolle & Paul Hammond) Ed Mason bided his time, sat behind David Emery, then  used his middle distance speed to burst clear in the final 400m and post…

Hampshire County XC 2017
08 Jan
7:15

Hampshire County XC 2017

Mercier and Wilesmith lead medalling senior teams at Hampshire Cross Country championships- writes Jamie Ingrouille ( images Alan Rowe, Darren Lewin & Paul Hammond[Summer Woodhead image copyright:- Hammy4321]). Saturday 7th January saw around 50 Guernsey athletes take part in one of the most competitive cross-country events on the GIAAC calendar….