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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…

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…