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Athlete Blog – Cameron Chalmers
06 Nov
4:06

Athlete Blog – Cameron Chalmers

Over the coming months, the website will see more regular “content” from athletes, coaches and other club figures. Blogs will be a regular feature. Arguably the athlete of 2016 has been Cameron Chalmers – and the last couple of weeks have seen some big changes in his athletics life due…

Governance of Guernsey Athletics – Alun steps down
03 Nov
4:24

Governance of Guernsey Athletics – Alun steps down

Alun Williams has decided that the time is now right to step down from the board and has resigned his position as a director. This coincides with subtle changes to the governance structure. Alun has been a valued committee member for many years and club president in recent times. Endurance Director…

Brooks Macdonald High Performance Gym – new entry system
03 Nov
11:15

Brooks Macdonald High Performance Gym – new entry system

All athletes who use the Brooks Macdonald High Performance Gym at Footes Lane are required to complete the form below. Please bring to meeting at 5:30 pm Thursday 10th November (club room) where forms will be collected &  gym entry key fobs  distributed. Note the key code entry currently in…

Island Games latest
04 Oct
10:57

Island Games latest

All athletes on the Guernsey Athletics “longlist” for selection for next year’s Island Games should have received information and forms to return to the team management. These were sent by email at the end of last week. Anyone who believes they should have received information and has not done so…

End of season break
06 Sep
11:52

End of season break

Last weekend was the final fixture of the 2016 Track & Field season. To signify the end of the season and impending start of 2016-17 winter training (and cross country for some athletes) – there will be a two week break for the majority of training groups within the club….

Competitive javelin action closes out summer season
06 Sep
11:47

Competitive javelin action closes out summer season

Not for the first time this summer, the javelin was the main point of interest at Footes Lane as the local Track & Field season drew to a close. The distances were not as spectacular as the 70m throws witnessed at the season’s highlight, the Intertrust Athletics Games back in…

Four medals for Guernsey at Bedford
30 Aug
2:06

Four medals for Guernsey at Bedford

It was a pleasingly large party of Guernsey athletes that travelled to Bedford for the National England Age-group Championships and it yielded a pleasing haul of medals. Simply achieving the standard to compete at the championships has long been a key barometer of elite Guernsey athletes, and it was encouraging…

Chalmers and Chadwick bring back “Southerns” medals
15 Aug
1:11

Chalmers and Chadwick bring back “Southerns” medals

In a female dominated Guernsey squad, it was the two sprinters Alastair Chalmers and Joe Chadwick who took to the podium at the South of England U15/U17 Championships at Ashford over the weekend. The former would have expected to take gold in the 400m hurdles and take a medal –…

Wallbridge and Lesbirel shun weather to maintain consistency
08 Aug
11:17

Wallbridge and Lesbirel shun weather to maintain consistency

The weather put a quite literal dampener on proceedings at Footes Lane for yesterday’s Intertrust Track & Field Challenge fixture. Sam Wallbridge and Hannah Lesbirel (above) turned out the highest quality performances but plenty of others battled the cool winds to post strong times and distances. Wallbridge was first up,…

Chalmers drops down distance to take another record
01 Aug
3:40

Chalmers drops down distance to take another record

He has been making waves over the 400m for months but Cameron Chalmers finally took to the track over a shorter distance yesterday and duly lowered the Island U20 record to 10.77sec. It was a scintillating run on a clear sunny day at Footes Lane, and he and the other…