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Porter takes her first national title as all five Guernsey athletes claim PB’s
27 Feb
10:19

Porter takes her first national title as all five Guernsey athletes claim PB’s

Sophie Porter was the star of the Guernsey contingent of five young women at the England Athletics Indoor Age Group Championships as she romped to victory in the U17 women’s 300m on Sunday afternoon at the EIS in Sheffield. In the process she lowered her PB by just over a…

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).

Chalmers retains BUCS title whilst youngsters produce the goods in Birmingham
22 Feb
12:25

Chalmers retains BUCS title whilst youngsters produce the goods in Birmingham

Cameron Chalmers finished his indoor campaign with a flourish as he again took home the gold medal from the British Universities’ event. There was certainly a bitter sweetness around this second victory however as he missed out on selection for the 400m at the European Indoor Championships by a mere…

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…

Easter Running Festival 2017 – New Title Sponsor Confirmed. Online Entry Goes Live
26 Jan
11:53

Easter Running Festival 2017 – New Title Sponsor Confirmed. Online Entry Goes Live

Intertrust Guernsey extends sponsorship of Guernsey Athletics Guernsey Athletics and Intertrust are delighted to announce that Intertrust has extended its sponsorship of the club to include the successful Easter Running Festival. The festival, which features four races in four days over the Easter holiday weekend, has grown into a hugely…

Elite Athlete support announced for 2017
16 Jan
1:54

Elite Athlete support announced for 2017

The Elite Athlete Performance Programme identifies senior and junior athletes within the club who will be supported towards their goals by Guernsey Athletics. Monetary support is offered specifically towards travel and accommodation expenses for the Premier Elite and Elite tiers of the senior (Performance) and junior (Academy) sections of the…

New Years Day Handicap XC
01 Jan
6:43

New Years Day Handicap XC

  Congratulations to the 74 runners who started their 2017 athletics year with some strong running in good conditions for the GIAAC new year’s handicap race. It was good to see Michel Davy leading home the men’s race in a very respectable 44 minutes off an eight minute handicap(actual time…

2016 Top Performers- IAAF Tables
31 Dec
7:48

2016 Top Performers- IAAF Tables

The IAAF Points tables allow comparison of performances across events and have been used for several years now by the GIAAC as a measure of how Guernsey’s top 15 athletes compare against each other and also to previous years. Only the  best performance by each athlete is listed.

Guernsey Event Rankings 2016
26 Dec
8:28

Guernsey Event Rankings 2016

Year end event rankings 2016 GIAAC has released the year end rankings for 2016 performed by Guernsey qualified athletes. In recent years the best performances often come in the ‘island games year’ but this year saw three Guernsey athletes gain GB selection to major championships.   Lee Merrien(European Champs, half marathon),…

Coaching & Facility Fees 2017
19 Dec
5:35

Coaching & Facility Fees 2017

In the last few years, there has been a gradual rise in operational costs of the club and we have made significant investment in athletics equipment together with investment in our coaching programme in terms of qualifications and CPD for all our coaches. Therefore, for those members who utilise the…