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Six named for Gold Coast: Relay duty for quarter milers down under
24 Nov
7:35

Six named for Gold Coast: Relay duty for quarter milers down under

Six athletes will represent Guernsey on the track and road at next year’s Commonwealth Games to be held on the Gold Coast in Australia to be held 4th-15th April 2018. Guernsey Commonwealth Games Association (GCGA) have named a maximum team allocation of 33 athletes plus team officials. Island 400m record-holder…

Hampshire League- November -QE Park/Butser Hill
12 Nov
7:10

Hampshire League- November -QE Park/Butser Hill

Nine Guernsey athletes braved wet and windy conditions  as well as the infamous Butser Hill at November’s Hampshire League meet. Seniors Ed Mason and Pete Amy were 31st and 36th out of a quality field of 270 runners. Ed was a solid 6th U20 “it was more like a fell…

National Cross Country Relays – U20 Teams
08 Nov
6:25

National Cross Country Relays – U20 Teams

Guernsey’s FNB supported U20 endurance runners came so close to a top 20 national placing in their National relay debut but their hopes slipped away in the bedlam of a final changeover that saw them drop 10 places. Alex Rowe (seen chasing Sale Harrier Adam Spilsbury) got the A trio…

FNB 2 – Stonecrusher Short
04 Nov
6:34

FNB 2 – Stonecrusher Short

Reigning champion David Emery spoils dream return for Steve Dawes.  (Image Phil Nicolle). For two laps of the four lap race Steve Dawes looked to be on his way to a dream return to the FNB Cross Country league but ultimately it was the reigning champion David Emery who prevailed…

Selection criteria published for Gibraltar 2019
25 Sep
12:34

Selection criteria published for Gibraltar 2019

Guernsey Athletics have published the first version of their selection criteria for the NatWest Island Games to be held in Gibraltar in July 2019. The document details similar procedures to the 2017 edition but includes some changes including adjustments of some standards. Athletics Development Officer Tom Druce explained that the…

New 2017/18 Senior Endurance Training Structure
26 Aug
5:50

New 2017/18 Senior Endurance Training Structure

As we undergo transition from Summer to Autumn seasons there will be subtle changes made to the Endurance coaching setup for athletes in the 18+ age group. These are being phased in now but will take full effect on September 11th. The format of sessions will remain similar to present…