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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…

Natwest Island Games selection policy updated
02 Mar
2:44

Natwest Island Games selection policy updated

The Natwest Island Games selection policy for Guernsey Athletics has been updated to confirm the deadline for qualification performances. The document is available for download here and the updated information is highlighted in yellow.

Junior and Colts Cross Country Championships Sat 4th March
01 Mar
9:26

Junior and Colts Cross Country Championships Sat 4th March

Fusion Systems / flyingboat fintech software This year’s winter championships for junior athletes is taking place at L’ Ancresse Common on Saturday 4th March with the first race at 2:30pm.  The course will use the start / finish location of the Stonecrusher races and parking is at L’Ancresse East  (Tower…

Porter takes her first national title as all five Guernsey athletes claim PB’s
27 Feb
10:19

Porter takes her first national title as all five Guernsey athletes claim PB’s

Sophie Porter was the star of the Guernsey contingent of five young women at the England Athletics Indoor Age Group Championships as she romped to victory in the U17 women’s 300m on Sunday afternoon at the EIS in Sheffield. In the process she lowered her PB by just over a…