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KPMG/ Keith Falla Easter Cross Country
19 Apr
1:53

KPMG/ Keith Falla Easter Cross Country

The Easter Cross Country – with a history dating back to before the first Easter Festival in 1982 – is still a benchmark for Guernsey runners. And they came away with wins in both men’s and women’s races. Lee Merrien, already selected to represent Guernsey in the Commonwealth Games marathon,…

KPMG Guernsey Easter 10km
18 Apr
3:16

KPMG Guernsey Easter 10km

KPMG Guernsey Easter 10km Dan Woodgate (Luton AC) was first across the line in 31 minutes 14 seconds and ultimately was a comfortable winner from fellow St. Mary’s student Chris Rooke(32:44) & Serpentine’s David Morgan. Commonwealth Games bound Sarah Mercier sliced 40 seconds off her PB to finish top woman…

Junior Meeting – Tuesday 15th April 5.45pm
14 Apr
3:38

Junior Meeting – Tuesday 15th April 5.45pm

0    Coaching, Junior  GIAAC

We would like to hold a meeting for all junior GIAAC members (that’s all those juniors under the age of 18 who train on a Tuesday & Thursday evening) to go through various summer athletics issues. Could we therefore ask all juniors to be at the track at 5.45 pm…

Award’s Night.  And the winners are……
14 Apr
2:15

Award’s Night. And the winners are……

0    Announcements, Club, Social  GIAAC

Athlete of the Year – Sarah Mercier, Sam Wallbridge, Ed Mason, Rhiannon Dowinton Most Improved Athlete – David Emery, Danny Ray, Sophie Porter, James Goubert Committed Athlete – Hywell Robinson, Chloe Powell, Sara Marley, Lillie Cochrane/Megan Lilley Most Memorable Performance – Sarah Mercier, Hannah Lesbirel, Ed Mason, Rhiannon Dowinton Team…

Lee Merrien Running Park 5k – April
06 Apr
2:40

Lee Merrien Running Park 5k – April

With the excavation work complete it was back to the conventional route and Danny Ray posted a PB of 16:09 whilst clocking up a big win. Still 15 years old Ray is up to 3rd in the national age group rankings(17). Fellow junior Ed Mason(17:43)  was a distant second but…

2014 Inter Insular Cross Country – Senior Team wins
31 Mar
11:00

2014 Inter Insular Cross Country – Senior Team wins

  For the 21st consecutive year Guernsey’s men won the team event but Jersey’s Elliott Dorey was a class apart as winner of the individual  title. Dorey was followed across the line by teammate and national ironman triathlon champ  Dan Hawsworth. 15 year old Danny Ray was the leading Guernsey…

Intertrust Early Spring Trials 5,000mtrs 17th March 2014
18 Mar
8:24

Intertrust Early Spring Trials 5,000mtrs 17th March 2014

Held at Footes Lane : 6:40pm Ed Mason, the youngest runner in the field, ran a well paced run and a negative split to dip below 17 minutes in his debut 5,000m track event.  With the race being one of Louise Perrio’s final opportunities to post another 17 minute clocking…

Chertsey House 10k Road Champs
16 Mar
7:11

Chertsey House 10k Road Champs

Danny Ray seems to be making a sequence of “youngest ever winner” accolades and this time it was the Chertsey House 10k Road Event. Fittingly Steve Dawes who build a superb 10 race sequence in this event was watching on to see his 15 year old successor cruise to victory…

GIAAC Record Book Launched
16 Mar
3:29

GIAAC Record Book Launched

AFTER months of research, input, checking and re-checking by SPORTSPROM’s Michael Batiste, the 2013 GIAAC Yearbook is now complete and available. The book is a much enhanced version of its predecessor with several new aspects, not least a full list of senior, all-comers and junior age-group records. Alun Williams said…

2014 English Schools Cross Country Championships
16 Mar
11:01

2014 English Schools Cross Country Championships

Castle Donington, March 15th 2014 It was a challenging journey just to get to the race – fog caused cancellation of the flight to East Midlands and hurriedly we rebooked onto the ferry and then ended up getting a train from Weymouth to Southampton on the Friday night and then…