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A new Sprint Queen
02 Aug
5:21

A new Sprint Queen

Abi Galpin lead the way on a great day for sprints as she sliced over a third of a second off the Island 200m record and also edged inside the U23 100m mark set by all-time great Kylie Robilliard. Galpin has had the record in her sights ever since she…

Hot competition as the shot circle and runways take centre stage
31 Jul
9:47

Hot competition as the shot circle and runways take centre stage

An exceptionally warm evening brought about some big PB’s across the full range of age groups and events. Whilst Jonny Guille took the win and seems to be finding his way back into form, it was a couple of under 15’s who caught the eye. Guille’s winning mark of 6.27m…

Chalmers does it again
26 Jul
9:20

Chalmers does it again

For the second time in two weeks, Alastair Chalmers dazzled over the hurdles at Footes Lane with a performance that will be noticed across the country. After storming to 4th in the all-time British list for 300m hurdles last time out, this time he dived over the line to secure…

An evening for the youngsters to shine
17 Jul
10:15

An evening for the youngsters to shine

The first Thursday evening meet of the track and field season saw a number of youngsters steal the limelight from the recent established headline grabbers Abi Galpin and Chris Bain. It was Chris’ younger sister Kate (above, far left) who arguably posted the most impressive performance of the night overall…

Chalmers goes 4th fastest Brit of all time – plus Mercier and Galpin break Island records
12 Jul
6:16

Chalmers goes 4th fastest Brit of all time – plus Mercier and Galpin break Island records

Alastair Chalmers more than lived up to his headline billing with an astounding performance over 300m hurdles at Footes Lane. Chalmers rarely shys away from disclosing his time goals ahead of races, and had told ITV Channel Islands that we was looking to post a time in the 35sec range,…

Summer 2020 Training Camps
08 Jul
11:09

Summer 2020 Training Camps

A form including details of dates and times is available to download below. The camps are for current school years 1 to 6.

Track & Field Fixtures and Events
02 Jul
9:39

Track & Field Fixtures and Events

Guernsey Athletics T&F fixtures are now available to view in full below. The grid also outlines which disciplines will take place and when within the series of fixtures. Discussions are ongoing with Isle of Man Athletics regarding a fixture, therefore there could be a date change depending upon these discussions….

Alastair Chalmers to make his season debut over 300m hurdles
30 Jun
1:07

Alastair Chalmers to make his season debut over 300m hurdles

Sunday 12th July 2020 – Guernsey Athletics Track & Field Meet 2 400m hurdles star Alastair Chalmers will make his 2020 season bow over the shorter distance of 300m hurdles. The 20-year-old recently returned from his training base in Cardiff in order to prepare for and begin his 2020 campaign…

Main pretenders live up to expectations
28 Jun
8:43

Main pretenders live up to expectations

Chris Bain and Abi Galpin were touted to provide the highlights of Guernsey’s first ‘fully normal’ track and field meet of the summer and both duly obliged. The meet was of course also significant nationally as the first full track event to take place in the British Isles, following the…

Galpin and Allaway power to the top of British rankings
14 Jun
6:30

Galpin and Allaway power to the top of British rankings

Abi Galpin (above, photo courtesy of Martin Gray) and Josh Allaway both went top of their respective British rankings for 100m as Footes Lane hosted the British Isles’ first track and field meet of the summer season. The meet was held in Guernsey “Phase 4” conditions with social distancing maintained…