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Chalmers makes decision to target London
21 Jun
4:10

Chalmers makes decision to target London

Cameron Chalmers yesterday made the decision to withdraw from the Island Games squad in favour of targeting a place at the IAAF World Championships in London. He had earlier this summer hoped he could broker an agreement with British Athletics to miss the World Trials event in Birmingham but this…

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…

Guernsey Dairy Milk Run 2017
18 Jun
3:04

Guernsey Dairy Milk Run 2017

Husband & Wife duo Richard Friedrich and Ulrike Maisch double victory in 2017 half. In hot conditions Richard Friedrich won a war of attrition and drew clear of Waverley’s Christopher Peck and three times winner Steve Dawes in the closing stages to repeat his 2015 win. Ulrike defended her title…

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…

Island Games Preparation 5000m/800m
09 Jun
7:07

Island Games Preparation 5000m/800m

David Emery reduced his Personal best by nearly 30 seconds and ground out a well deserved victory to stop the clock in 15:45.8 seconds just 5 seconds clear of Ed Mason in the  island games preparation event. In a quality field Emery set a consistent pace from the start and…

Island Games teams confirmed
31 May
11:39

Island Games teams confirmed

Following the squad announcement earlier this month, Guernsey Athletics is pleased to announce the final team following a selection meeting last night. The original squad list was definitive in terms of personnel, but the events which each respective athlete will undertake have now been decided. The men’s and women’s team…

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…

Winning return for Dawes LMR Park 5k – May
26 May
9:37

Winning return for Dawes LMR Park 5k – May

Winning return for Dawes. After several years focussing on two wheels Steve Dawes continued his return back to two legs with a solid victory in the May edition of the Lee Merrien Running Summer 5k series. Carl Holden ran a solid race to stretch the returning multiple island champion but…

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…