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Chertsey House 5m wins for Jenny James & Carl Holden
03 Feb
7:08

Chertsey House 5m wins for Jenny James & Carl Holden

A women’s course best by Jenny James was the standout performance after a big field of nearly 140 runners lined up for the second race of the Chertsey House road series in near-perfect conditions. (images Phil Nicolle). At the front of the field, Carl Holden reeled in early leader James…

Island Games stalwart Geoff is the man to lead 2021 project
24 Jan
3:13

Island Games stalwart Geoff is the man to lead 2021 project

Guernsey Athletics is pleased to confirm that Geoff King has been appointed at the Island Games 2021 Athletics Co-ordinator. The appointment has been made following a process of thorough discussion between the club board, development officer and the relevant members of the Guernsey 2021 committee. King (seen above, right, in…

FNB Finale – Footes Lane
20 Jan
2:31

FNB Finale – Footes Lane

James Priest and Sarah Mercier are the FNB Champions for the 2018/19 season. Chris Chalmers video has the action unfolding :- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQGZRJe3_Dc&t=5s Phil Nicolle has the images :-   Here   (facebook).                                   Thanks guys! Priest eventually…

Guernsey Athletics Elite Athlete Development Programme – List of members for 2019 confirmed
02 Jan
12:10

Guernsey Athletics Elite Athlete Development Programme – List of members for 2019 confirmed

54 athletes have been confirmed on the Elite Athlete Development Programme for 2019 by Guernsey Athletics. The programme identifies the highest performing athletes within the club, including juniors in their respective age groups, and aims to facilitate their ongoing development and performance. The financial support provided will generally be exclusively…

Boxing Day Cross Country
26 Dec
1:29

Boxing Day Cross Country

by Jamie Ingrouille The Bath University boys produced an impressive 1-2 in this year’s Boxing Day Cross Country – although in a field of record numbers, the next podium place went to none other than in-form Sarah Mercier. Richard Bartram sped home towards the Rocque Balan finish line to take…

2018 event rankings
23 Dec
8:18

2018 event rankings

2018 event rankings The Guernsey Athletics Club has released the year end rankings for 2018 performed by Guernsey qualified athletes. Athletics Weekly have recently issued their end year statistics and we have recently released the absolute analysis based on IAAF points which show that Cameron Chalmers’ 45.75 400m and brother…

Guernsey Athletes IAAF Points Lists 2018
20 Dec
3:59

Guernsey Athletes IAAF Points Lists 2018

Guernsey Athletics has been getting some very good coverage recently and The Guernsey Press have kindly supplied their story on the recently compiled IAAF points rankings (GP Story shown below in italics).  The rankings use the IAAF outdoor tables to translate the best scoring event per athlete and the leading…

FNB Club Cross Country Championships
15 Dec
8:13

FNB Club Cross Country Championships

James Priest’s Cross Country domination continued with a clear win from Carl Holden and Ben Wilen as Guernsey Athletics returned to Les Norgiots after a near 50 year break for ‘proper cross country’. Priest broke clear midway through the opening lap of five, and by the end of the 7…

FNB Race 3 – Home Farm
01 Dec
6:22

FNB Race 3 – Home Farm

Three out of three for Priest.    (Images Phil Nicolle). James Priest can afford to sit out January’s final race as he has already secured the 2018/19 FNB Winter title with another dominant display, his third consecutive cross-country race win. The six mile Home Farm course seemed to suit Chris…

Chertsey House 10k
25 Nov
6:37

Chertsey House 10k

Fast improving James Priest fell an agonising 2 seconds short in his bid for an Island Games development standard. Ryan Burling predictably crossed the line first but rather than target his own course best time he was content with pacemaking duties and assisting occasional training partner Priest(shown on the left…