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FNB XC Series Finale – Home Farm
20 Jan
7:58

FNB XC Series Finale – Home Farm

Perfect 10 for Steve –       ( Images Phil Nicolle). With nine titles in the locker Steve Dawes returned after a few years on a cycling sabbatical to round it up to ten with a convincing win in the final event of the 2017/2018 FNB Cross Country Series….

Elite Athlete Support Programme 2018
15 Jan
12:59

Elite Athlete Support Programme 2018

The athletes who are to be supported by Guernsey Athletics via the Elite Athlete Support Programme for 2018 have been confirmed. The 2018 programme has seen increased investment by the club as it seeks to support its up and coming junior athletes as well as its established senior stars. Funding…

Chertsey House 5mile road race – Record run. Record field.
14 Jan
1:25

Chertsey House 5mile road race – Record run. Record field.

  It was a record event in two dimensions as Ryan Burling led home a record field of 118 finishers in a new course record of 24 minutes 45 seconds to win the 5 Mile opening race of the 2018 Chertsey Road Race series. 23 year old Burling recently moved…

Hampshire Cross Country Championships Roundup
07 Jan
8:11

Hampshire Cross Country Championships Roundup

Strong performances throughout, but Merrien meets his match in Hampshire – by Jamie Ingrouille (image by Phil Nicolle) A large Guernsey contingent took to the muddy grounds of Fairthorne Manor for the Hampshire County Championships and returned with four individual and two team medals. Guernsey Olympian Lee Merrien had to settle…

New Years Day Cross Country
01 Jan
4:36

New Years Day Cross Country

Richard Wickins(above- image courtesy Phil Nicolle), a regular Guernsey parkrun entrant, was the convincing winner of the Guernsey athletics New Years Day Handicap. His time of 41 minutes 15 seconds off a 7 minute handicap made him a 4 minute winner over second placed Will Green. The first female home…

Boxing Day Cross Country
26 Dec
3:03

Boxing Day Cross Country

Commonwealth Marathon selectee Lee Merrien again underlined his class to come home over 2 minutes clear of a 130 strong field in the annual Boxing Day Cross country held over the traditional 4.75 mile L’Ancresse “Full Course” (image Phil Nicolle). In 9th place overall Louise Perrio, like Merrien, was a…

Guernsey Athletics Event Rankings 2017
23 Dec
6:45

Guernsey Athletics Event Rankings 2017

Year end event rankings 2017.         Links to ranking lists at end of text. The Guernsey Athletics Club has released the year end rankings for 2017 performed by Guernsey qualified athletes. 400m specialist Cam Chalmers was the standout performer at national and international level, having taken third place…

FNB 4 – Stonecrusher
16 Dec
6:06

FNB 4 – Stonecrusher

Dawes and Perrio unshaken by Stonecrusher challenge – by Jamie Ingrouille. (image Phil Nicolle) Steve Dawes and Louise Perrio won their respective gender divisions in race four of the FNB Guernsey League, which was contested in windy conditions on the ‘Stonecrusher Long’ loop. Returning star Steve Dawes demonstrated impressive form…

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…