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5k Festival – online entries open!
16 May
10:36

5k Festival – online entries open!

The popular 5k Festival returns this Friday and is aimed at encouraging athletes of all abilities to undertake the challenge of a 5km on the track. Online entry is available here – get your entries in as soon as you can! Cost for entry is £5.

OSA Recruitment All-Terrain Challenge 2016 – details and entry forms now online
12 May
9:59

OSA Recruitment All-Terrain Challenge 2016 – details and entry forms now online

The OSA Recruitment All-Terrain Challenge 2016 takes place over seven days, commencing on Sunday 17th July. Entry forms are now out and available for download at the bottom of this webpage and on the dedicated ATC event page. As last year, a cashback is being offered for entries (with full payment)…

July date confirmed for Intertrust Athletics Games
10 May
12:54

July date confirmed for Intertrust Athletics Games

Following last year’s successful Intertrust 10th Anniversary Games, which saw three high quality all-comers’ records fall including Reuben Arthur’s new 100m mark (pictured far left) – this year’s edition will take place on Saturday 16th July 2016. Intertrust Athletics Games will be the main local track event of the year…

Island Games stars ease into early season form
08 May
8:11

Island Games stars ease into early season form

There was plenty of cause for optimism among the established Island Games squad members at the Intertrust Track & Field Challenge fixture on Sunday May 8th. Zoe Fitch showed some signs she is ready to return to form with a 35.96m throw in the javelin – the furthest she has…

Intertrust 5k Open- Endurance runners out in force
04 May
9:25

Intertrust 5k Open- Endurance runners out in force

Guernsey’s established endurance runners were out in force for the opening distance track fixture of the summer season and whilst Ed Mason produced a solid line to cross the line first in the Footes Lane 5000m  track event Jason James emerged with the biggest smile on his face, a big…

Lesbirel, Allaway, Guille and Loveridge produce solid senior performances
01 May
8:49

Lesbirel, Allaway, Guille and Loveridge produce solid senior performances

While much of the talk around the track and field scene has been centred around the talented teens in the last few months –  it was arguably the senior athletes on display who delivered the best performances at the opening Intertrust Track & Field Challenge fixture on Sunday morning. Hannah…

Online entry available for 5k track event Tues 3rd May
28 Apr
10:47

Online entry available for 5k track event Tues 3rd May

Athletes can now register for the open endurance event scheduled for next Tuesday. The 5k is the main event but 3k is available for athletes in the relevant age groups. Entry will be £5 for athletes without an Intertrust T&F Challenge season ticket. Performances achieved in the Intertrust 5k Open…

400m hurdlers race into early season form
26 Apr
10:40

400m hurdlers race into early season form

Whilst on the streets of London on Sunday it was unfortunately not to be for Lee Merrien, a couple of hundred miles north and 24 hours earlier, Guernsey’s top two 400m hurdlers were making their season debuts at Loughborough. Alastair Chalmers carried on from where he had left off during his…

Merrien aims for Olympic Marathon berth
22 Apr
8:45

Merrien aims for Olympic Marathon berth

Lee Merrien  will go into this weekend’s London Marathon looking to secure an Olympic spot for the second consecutive Games. Following Dale Garland’s inclusion in the 4x400m relay squad in 2008 – this would see Guernsey represented in the Great Britain athletics team for the third time in a row. Merrien approaches…

Soggy start to the track season at Footes Lane
18 Apr
11:47

Soggy start to the track season at Footes Lane

The glorious weather that had been forecast did not materialise at Footes Lane for the Intertrust Pre-Season Open on Sunday. Although it did stunt some of the performances – as did the absentees due to Easter holidays – there were still some good competitive bouts and solid early performances. Toby…