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Porter shows quality in penultimate Intertrust fixture
09 Aug
11:34

Porter shows quality in penultimate Intertrust fixture

The final Intertrust T&F Challenge series event before the season highlight of the Intertrust Athletics Games saw sprint performances again blunted by a troublesome cross-wind but Sophie Porter (above in action in Bahamas) made light work of it in the 300m hurdles as she recorded her 2nd-fastest time over the…

Intertrust Athletics Games confirmed for Saturday 2nd September
31 Jul
12:38

Intertrust Athletics Games confirmed for Saturday 2nd September

Intertrust Athletics Games – the island’s premier track and field meet – returns for 2017 on Saturday 2nd September. As last year – Footes Lane will stage elite and local events during the programme, and this year will include the majority of Intertrust Track & Field Challenge Final programme that was originally…

Chalmers’ silver-lining at a challenging weekend in Birmingham
11 Jul
11:06

Chalmers’ silver-lining at a challenging weekend in Birmingham

Alastair Chalmers came away with a silver medal in the senior boys 400m hurdles at the English Schools’ Championships in Birmingham on a weekend that proved a challenging one for most of Guernsey’s contingent of athletes. Peter Curtis had arguably the most positive weekend of all the athletes as he…

Vazon Mile online entries now open
22 Jun
2:07

Vazon Mile online entries now open

Thursday 6th July 6:00 – 7:00pm Supporting This is EPIC the Vazon Mile is set to become another landmark event on the road racing calendar.  It is being used as a fund raiser for This is Epic and also involves a post run social event at Crabby Jacks with food….

Perrio & juniors sizzle in the heat over 1500
21 Jun
11:37

Perrio & juniors sizzle in the heat over 1500

Island Games Preparation 1500mtrs, Footes Lane, 20th June 2017 The sizzling heat wave conditions did not hinder the athletes running 1500mtrs at Footes Lane last night with the majority of the field setting personal bests.  Gotland bound  Louise Perrio highlighted her rising form by setting a personal best time over…

Double gold for the Chalmers brothers
18 Jun
11:00

Double gold for the Chalmers brothers

Sunday saw three Guernsey athletes make national finals at the England Athletics U20/U23 Championships in Bedford and all three came away mightily satisfied with their weekend’s work. Cameron and Alastair Chalmers (above) both continue to get faster over the 400m and 400m hurdles respectively and they both claimed age group titles…

Milk Dash 5k
17 Jun
6:04

Milk Dash 5k

The Guernsey Dairy weekend of running kicked off with the inaugural 5k milk dash over four laps at Saumarez Park. Over 20 11-17 year olds participated. Images Andy Dovey. Summer Woodhead continued with her winning ways and improved her personal best by 5 seconds with a time of 19 minutes…

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…