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Track & Field Fixtures and Events
02 Jul
9:39

Track & Field Fixtures and Events

Guernsey Athletics T&F fixtures are now available to view in full below. The grid also outlines which disciplines will take place and when within the series of fixtures. Discussions are ongoing with Isle of Man Athletics regarding a fixture, therefore there could be a date change depending upon these discussions….

Main pretenders live up to expectations
28 Jun
8:43

Main pretenders live up to expectations

Chris Bain and Abi Galpin were touted to provide the highlights of Guernsey’s first ‘fully normal’ track and field meet of the summer and both duly obliged. The meet was of course also significant nationally as the first full track event to take place in the British Isles, following the…

Guernsey team named for Welsh Athletics U20 International
22 Jul
2:34

Guernsey team named for Welsh Athletics U20 International

Guernsey will compete at the Welsh Athletics U20 International on Wednesday in a match with England regions, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Welsh Schools. Guernsey will be spearheaded by recent NatWest International Island Games medallists Rhiannon Dowinton and Abi Galpin along with senior Island record holder Sia Banbury, whilst relay…

Chalmers book flights to Sweden with victories in Bedford
24 Jun
9:51

Chalmers book flights to Sweden with victories in Bedford

Alastair Chalmers was up first on Sunday morning at the England Athletics U23/U20 Championships in Bedford. The event incorporates the Trial for both the European age group championships to be held next month. The 400m hurdler was a red-hot favourite and lived up to this billing – coming up just…

Training venues for the summer season
20 May
10:42

Training venues for the summer season

Footes Lane track is now closed for the rest of the summer due to the replacement of the track surface and extension to 8-lanes for 2020 onwards. Below are the details for alternative training venues. Senior endurance group: Cambridge Park has been marked with a 400m track and will be…

Mercier rounding into form – plus many other top performances
05 May
10:15

Mercier rounding into form – plus many other top performances

Sarah Mercier (125) broke her own Island record over 3,000m as she continues to gear up for the Island Games. Sia Banbury also surpassed her own figures in the hammer – and there were plenty of top performances elsewhere on a packed morning of action. Results available to download below….

Chalmers chalks up another Island best
28 Apr
8:37

Chalmers chalks up another Island best

As he so often does, Cameron Chalmers lived up to the pre-race billing as he claimed the Island 600m record after a searing pace first half of the race. He knocked almost exactly a second off Tom Druce’s previous mark…clocking 77.26sec. His brother Alastair could not live with the older…

Junior Easter Festival
22 Apr
7:05

Junior Easter Festival

Results from Friday, Saturday and Monday are below. Link to photos is here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/giaaccolts

Easter Relay 2019
21 Apr
8:28

Easter Relay 2019

The Press’s Mike Batiste provided surprise competition for GAC Wolf Pack’s Chris Bain (both given 4:52) on leg 1 whilst the eponymous Jacob (O’Hara, 4:47) of Jacob’s Crackers was locked in battle with Ed Mason (5:05) of Louise to the Rescue to come out with fastest time of the day,…