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Chertsey House Age Graded Series – Overall Table
15 Apr
8:26

Chertsey House Age Graded Series – Overall Table

Ryan Burling may have been the best performer in outright terms but Julie Lawlor continues to set standout performances well into her 70’s and justifiably prevailed in the overall age and gender graded  placings taken from the popular series of Chertsey House 5mile, 10mile, 10k and 5k road race events….

Intertrust Easter 10k
02 Apr
5:35

Intertrust Easter 10k

Ryan Burling made it 5 course records in 5 races on Guernsey soil with a gun to tape victory on day four of the Intertrust Easter Festival. The former Luton athlete crossed the Northside finish line of the 10k event in 31:50 to secure the overall 2018 Easter title. After…

Intertrust Easter Relay
01 Apr
2:51

Intertrust Easter Relay

It was the shortest race of the weekend and Guernsey’s young middle distance runners shone in the 4 x 1 mile XC relay. A week after their Home Countries International event in Nottingham the same quartet of Dan Galpin, Sammy Galpin, Alex Rowe and Richard Bartram  were put in a…

Easter Keith Falla memorial full-course
31 Mar
2:36

Easter Keith Falla memorial full-course

-by Jamie Ingrouille. (Image Phil Nicolle) Ryan Burling and Louise Perrio made compelling progress in their Easter Festival campaigns with solid winning performances in today’s muddy and windswept Keith Falla Memorial XC. Burling was pressured in the early stages by Dan Galpin, who placed third in yesterday’s event, but drew…

Intertrust Easter 5km
30 Mar
3:51

Intertrust Easter 5km

Runners shrugged off the rain to turn up in record numbers for the opening 5km event of the Intertrust Guernsey Easter Festival. (Image Phil Nicolle). The damp but near windless conditions produced a spate of fast times and Ryan Burling produced yet another course record – his fourth of 2018…

Home Countries International brings XC season to a close.
26 Mar
8:00

Home Countries International brings XC season to a close.

The Home Countries’ International XC produced a great team effort by Guernsey’s Under 20 quartet. Though clearly stretched at this level they performed superbly with Richard Bartram 29th, Alex Rowe 33rd, Dan Galpin 35th and Sammy Galpin 40th.   (images Alan Rowe). Sadly the senior men’s team scratched with injuries…

Fascinating female battle in store
23 Mar
10:10

Fascinating female battle in store

Exeter based athlete Eleanor Davis (pictured) has been added to the line up for both road races over the Easter weekend. The 29 year old boasts an outstanding 33:56 personal best over 10k which she achieved in finishing second at the 2016 Cardiff 10k event. She has already been inside…

Commonwealth Games news: Sam Wallbridge suffers broken collarbone
20 Mar
9:17

Commonwealth Games news: Sam Wallbridge suffers broken collarbone

On 19th March, during a training session at Queensland Athletics Centre near Brisbane, Sam Wallbridge sustained a badly fractured collarbone following a collision with a hurdle. Sam had travelled to Australia in advance of the main team in order to acclimatise and tune up ahead of the Games. The injury…

Snow cancelled Eastleigh runners hit the trails
19 Mar
5:41

Snow cancelled Eastleigh runners hit the trails

– By Jamie Ingrouille Three of Guernsey’s Eastleigh-bound athletes challenged themselves with a spontaneous trail race following their target event’s unfortunate cancellation due to heavy snow. The Eastleigh 10k remains a popular target for many athletes seeking fast times, and its cancellation disappointed many GAC members who had travelled over…

Church to Church Run – GLDRC
19 Mar
6:18

Church to Church Run – GLDRC

The Guernsey Long Distance Running Club staged the Church to Church Run on Sunday March 18th and the event brought together athletes training for a spring marathon and members of  Guernsey’s ultra community. Run as a timed self supported training run (think “orienteering for road runners”) the course takes in…