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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…

Chertsey House Imperial 10
26 Feb
3:50

Chertsey House Imperial 10

Dave Emery stormed off the line and led all the way but had to hold off a late charge from Carl Holden to win the Chertsey  House “Imperial 10” in 56 minutes 40 seconds. (images Phil Nicolle).

Chalmers retains BUCS title whilst youngsters produce the goods in Birmingham
22 Feb
12:25

Chalmers retains BUCS title whilst youngsters produce the goods in Birmingham

Cameron Chalmers finished his indoor campaign with a flourish as he again took home the gold medal from the British Universities’ event. There was certainly a bitter sweetness around this second victory however as he missed out on selection for the 400m at the European Indoor Championships by a mere…

FNB Finale – Home Farm
11 Feb
7:14

FNB Finale – Home Farm

Emery captures title with dominant run. (image Phil Nicolle). David Emery claimed his first XC Championship title in dominant fashion with an emphatic win in the 5th and final race of the 2016/17 FNB Series and Louise Perrio claimed her 11th women’s title. The race started in sleet and a windchill…

Mercier and Porter in record-breaking form after Chalmers defends Scottish title
29 Jan
10:06

Mercier and Porter in record-breaking form after Chalmers defends Scottish title

Club statistician Paul Ingrouille is getting more used to updating Track & Field records in the month of January after two successful years of early season indoor running from Guernsey athletes. However he surely wouldn’t have expected to be addressing a woman’s senior record for the 3,000m at this stage….

Nominees named for Annual Awards Evening
27 Jan
12:34

Nominees named for Annual Awards Evening

Next Friday 3rd February sees the Annual Awards Evening for Guernsey Athletics held again at the club’s home of the Garenne Stand at Footes Lane. The evening will include the reveal of a brand new logo.     Those up for the annual awards are: Lee Merrien Sarah Mercier Alastair…

Easter Running Festival 2017 – New Title Sponsor Confirmed. Online Entry Goes Live
26 Jan
11:53

Easter Running Festival 2017 – New Title Sponsor Confirmed. Online Entry Goes Live

Intertrust Guernsey extends sponsorship of Guernsey Athletics Guernsey Athletics and Intertrust are delighted to announce that Intertrust has extended its sponsorship of the club to include the successful Easter Running Festival. The festival, which features four races in four days over the Easter holiday weekend, has grown into a hugely…

FNB 4 – Stonecrusher
21 Jan
5:02

FNB 4 – Stonecrusher

Dave Emery moves clear at top of 2016/17 FNB XC league table following a good win over Mike Wilesmith in the Division 1 Six mile race.  After a close race held in near perfect still wintry conditions Emery moved clear in closing lap to win by 60 metres in 33…

Elite Athlete support announced for 2017
16 Jan
1:54

Elite Athlete support announced for 2017

The Elite Athlete Performance Programme identifies senior and junior athletes within the club who will be supported towards their goals by Guernsey Athletics. Monetary support is offered specifically towards travel and accommodation expenses for the Premier Elite and Elite tiers of the senior (Performance) and junior (Academy) sections of the…

Chertsey House 5k
15 Jan
11:38

Chertsey House 5k

The threatened rain held off and fast times were recorded in the opening Saumarez Park 5km race of the year. (Images:- Phil Nicolle & Paul Hammond) Ed Mason bided his time, sat behind David Emery, then  used his middle distance speed to burst clear in the final 400m and post…