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Hampshire Champion Galpin added to Commonwealth Youths squad
28 May
9:53

Hampshire Champion Galpin added to Commonwealth Youths squad

Hampshire U17 100m champion Abi Galpin (above, left) has been handed a late call-up to the athletics team for the Commonwealth Youth Games taking place in Nassau, Bahamas in July. The sprinter had been listed as a reserve after athletics were initially handed three spots – with Alastair Chalmers, Sophie…

Lesbirel obliterates 23-year old 200m record
26 May
10:45

Lesbirel obliterates 23-year old 200m record

Like the women’s 400m on Sunday, Thursday’s 200m received top billing and was promoted as a battle between 200m athlete Hannah Lesbirel and 400m specialist Indi Gallagher. It was safe to say that the race lived up to expectations as both women attacked the bend and were neck and neck…

Gallagher takes U20 record as 400m lives up to top billing
21 May
2:10

Gallagher takes U20 record as 400m lives up to top billing

In stark contrast to the first event of the series, the sun was beating down for the second fixture of the Intertrust Track & Field Challenge. The women’s 400m looked to be the standout event in terms of the island’s elite athletes, and it certainly lived up to that billing…

Gotland-bound sprinters make the most of wind assistance
15 May
2:26

Gotland-bound sprinters make the most of wind assistance

There were plenty of fast times by Gotland-bound Guernsey sprinters at the Hampshire County Championships in Portsmouth on the weekend as the persistent wind offered a hefty helping hand down the home straight. There were other top performances as well including European Youth Championships semi-finalist Alastair Chalmers’ season debut in…

Strong early season sprinting in soggy Jersey
08 May
3:20

Strong early season sprinting in soggy Jersey

It was another rainy day on the road to Gotland for many Island Games hopefuls in Jersey on Saturday. The Jersey Spartans Open still brought some good performances and early season encouragement despite the wet conditions. Toby Glass opened proceedings with a PB of 57.66sec in the 400m hurdles, a…

No formal training to take place on Liberation Day
04 May
12:21

No formal training to take place on Liberation Day

There will be no formal training next Tuesday due to it being Liberation Day. Some training may be co-ordinated by individual coaches and they will communicate this to the specific athletes if this is the case.

Curtis looking English Schools-bound following strong debut in the 400m hurdles
01 May
12:11

Curtis looking English Schools-bound following strong debut in the 400m hurdles

The end of official drought in Guernsey was ill-timed for those athletes looking to open their seasons at the opening meeting of the Intertrust Track & Field Challenge series. The athletes were met with scattered patches of rain for much of the event and the sprinters were also met with…

Intertrust Track & Field Challenge 2017
10 Apr
11:15

Intertrust Track & Field Challenge 2017

The Intertrust Track & Field Challenge returns for 2017 and will begin on Sunday 30th April at Footes Lane. All fixtures and timetable information is located in the PDF here. Note an update was posted on 10th April to add a 5,000m into the August event, and as a result…

Junior Schools Inter-Insular XC
27 Mar
1:22

Junior Schools Inter-Insular XC

There was a good effort from the Guernsey junior schools interinsular side made up from Guernsey athletic members  against a really strong Jersey team over the weekend.  The race was held at Home Farm, Saumarez Park in difficult conditions where  the 10-12 years olds ran over 1500m and 2000m courses…

Fusion Junior Cross Country Championships
05 Mar
8:29

Fusion Junior Cross Country Championships

The wind and rain didn’t hold back but  there were still smiles and keen competition across the age ranges in the domestic season-closing Fusion Junior XC Championships. Sammy Galpin was a solid winner of the oldest (U17) male category whilst Fran Bown had to hold off a spirited challenge from…