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Cliff Series – Havelet-Jerbourg-Havelet
09 Aug
1:25

Cliff Series – Havelet-Jerbourg-Havelet

We are checking our old results but rather unbelievably “Merrien wins in debut cliff race” is the improbable headline for this. We are scratching our heads a little, the Olympian did run part of a race a few years back but not as an entrant intending to finish. Without the…

Ala shows consistency ahead of big performance from Peter
07 Aug
4:05

Ala shows consistency ahead of big performance from Peter

Alastair Chalmers walked away from Footes Lane rather underwhelmed by a winning time that was virtually identical to the one that had left him overjoyed just 11 days earlier. That is the nature of athletics when you are part of the tough elite end of the sport. His former training…

Mid Season performance rankings
07 Aug
2:30

Mid Season performance rankings

Guernsey Athletics Mid Season Rankings.  – Images Martin Gray/Guernsey Sports Photography With thanks to organisers, officials and athletes the Guernsey Track and Field season has advanced quicker than most surrounding jurisdictions. So much so that during the brief respite in August we have time to release some mid-season rankings.  Outstanding…

Fort Group East Coast 10k
02 Aug
5:52

Fort Group East Coast 10k

Mike Wilesmith led from the start to clock 33:51 and chalk up a solid win in the opening 10k race of the three event Fort Group summer series. Sarah Mercier was also near the head of the 120+ field and finished an impressive 4th in 36:05. Wilesmith only had Nick…

A new Sprint Queen
02 Aug
5:21

A new Sprint Queen

Abi Galpin lead the way on a great day for sprints as she sliced over a third of a second off the Island 200m record and also edged inside the U23 100m mark set by all-time great Kylie Robilliard. Galpin has had the record in her sights ever since she…

Hot competition as the shot circle and runways take centre stage
31 Jul
9:47

Hot competition as the shot circle and runways take centre stage

An exceptionally warm evening brought about some big PB’s across the full range of age groups and events. Whilst Jonny Guille took the win and seems to be finding his way back into form, it was a couple of under 15’s who caught the eye. Guille’s winning mark of 6.27m…

Trident All Terrain Challenge
29 Jul
2:01

Trident All Terrain Challenge

The Mason brothers shared the headlines of the Trident Trust All Terrain Challenge and ensured that this year’s rendition of the seven-day stage race would be one of the closest to date. This came as first-timer Rosie Williams won seven from seven in an impressive clean sweep of ladies’ honours…

Chalmers does it again
26 Jul
9:20

Chalmers does it again

For the second time in two weeks, Alastair Chalmers dazzled over the hurdles at Footes Lane with a performance that will be noticed across the country. After storming to 4th in the all-time British list for 300m hurdles last time out, this time he dived over the line to secure…

Chalmers goes 4th fastest Brit of all time – plus Mercier and Galpin break Island records
12 Jul
6:16

Chalmers goes 4th fastest Brit of all time – plus Mercier and Galpin break Island records

Alastair Chalmers more than lived up to his headline billing with an astounding performance over 300m hurdles at Footes Lane. Chalmers rarely shys away from disclosing his time goals ahead of races, and had told ITV Channel Islands that we was looking to post a time in the 35sec range,…

Alastair Chalmers to make his season debut over 300m hurdles
30 Jun
1:07

Alastair Chalmers to make his season debut over 300m hurdles

Sunday 12th July 2020 – Guernsey Athletics Track & Field Meet 2 400m hurdles star Alastair Chalmers will make his 2020 season bow over the shorter distance of 300m hurdles. The 20-year-old recently returned from his training base in Cardiff in order to prepare for and begin his 2020 campaign…