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Virtual 1m/5m & Relays April 30th – May 3rd 2020
18 May
7:58

Virtual 1m/5m & Relays April 30th – May 3rd 2020

From his base in Wales Luke Williams(24:52 5m, 4:31 1m) was the fastest overall runner across the two legs with Jenny James(28:11, 4:57) the leading woman. It was Jenny however who took the ‘overall title’ courtesy of the 88% grading average afforded to women bringing her times to 24:49, 4:22…

Virtual National Road Relays
12 Apr
8:15

Virtual National Road Relays

Virtual National Road Relay 5k: Last weekend saw many of the club’s endurance runners take the opportunity of national level competition by posting a solo recorded 5k Strava/Garmin run on a course of their choice at any time during the day. Younger athletes were overseen by householders, whilst many others…

Chertsey House Park 5k
15 Mar
1:42

Chertsey House Park 5k

Sam Lesley ended his Chertsey House series campaign on a high though he had to correct a navigational error midway through the race before catching and passing Carl Holden in the final 400m. Lesley crossed the finish line in 16:45 just 6 seconds clear of Holden and a total field…

Chertsey House Imperial 10 mile
01 Mar
6:46

Chertsey House Imperial 10 mile

Surprisingly pleasant conditions greeted relieved runners, as James Priest took the win on a second consecutive weekend, with a time of 55:56, two and a half minutes ahead of Carl Holden, giving him a 10k and 10mile championship double. Returning to local racing after a 6 month hiatus, Chris Gillman…

Chertsey House 10k
23 Feb
4:28

Chertsey House 10k

After a break from racing James Priest made light work of damp, windy conditions and led the 109-strong field from the Pembroke start to cross the North Beach finish line over a minute clear of Sam Lesley. (Phil Nicolle’s image shows Priest, Lesley and third placed Will Bodkin already established…

Chertsey Road 5
02 Feb
1:58

Chertsey Road 5

Sam Lesley sped home at the front of a record field in the opening 5 mile race of the 2020 Chertsey House Road Race series. Whilst Mel Nicolle surprised herself with a personal best run to finish top woman. On a windy day not conducive to fast times the race…

FNB XC Series Finale – Footes Lane
19 Jan
6:27

FNB XC Series Finale – Footes Lane

Richard Friedrich and Jenny James are the FNB Cross country champions of the 2019/20 season. (images Phil Nicolle). On a tight one-mile loop course with a surprisingly wet section each had to yield their races to James Priest and Sarah Mercier respectively but consistency over the four races earned them…

NatWest International Island Games 2021 – Guernsey Athletics selection policy
02 Jan
2:37

NatWest International Island Games 2021 – Guernsey Athletics selection policy

Guernsey Athletics have released their selection policy for the forthcoming home edition of the NatWest International Island Games taking place in July 2021. The document can be viewed and downloaded HERE Guernsey Athletics recognises the importance of a home edition of the NatWest International Island Games and has set a…

New Year’s Day Cross Country
01 Jan
3:11

New Year’s Day Cross Country

For a newcomer Paul Barrasin had a fairly stiff handicap of 15 minutes 30 seconds but he made light work of it and eased round the 4.75 Mile L’Ancresse Full Course in an actual time of 33 minutes 14 seconds to record a gross time of 48 minutes 44 seconds…

Boxing Day Full Course XC
26 Dec
3:25

Boxing Day Full Course XC

Alex Rowe moved upwards from the middle distances to post his first major local cross-country win in the annual Boxing Day cross country raced on a single windswept loop taking in the perimeter of L’Ancresse common. (image Alex Rowe(257) leads from Sam Lesley(5) – Credit Rob Elliott). The windy conditions…