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Encouraging U13/U15 successes at Lee Valley
13 Feb
4:44

Encouraging U13/U15 successes at Lee Valley

A day and a half after being awarded the U13 Most Improved Athlete of 2017 at the Guernsey Athletics Annual Awards evening, Macy Ozard (bottom, left) produced outstanding performances over both 60m and 60m hurdles at Lee Valley Indoor Athletics Centre. Now top of the two-year age group, she claimed…

Chertsey House Imperial 10 – course record for Burling
04 Feb
6:29

Chertsey House Imperial 10 – course record for Burling

Record numbers on course, record numbers on clock in Imperial 10 – by Jamie Ingrouille, image Phil Nicolle Ryan Burling and Louise Perrio claimed impressive victories in a blustery Chertsey House Imperial 10 miler, with the former setting a new course record. Burling stormed away to leave behind a record field…

Record-Breaker Chadwick Makes His Mark
30 Jan
11:36

Record-Breaker Chadwick Makes His Mark

Joe Chadwick has already showed great age-group promise in athletics with an unexpected national U15 medal in the high jump back in 2016 – he repeated the trick of producing the unexpected with a big break-through performance in the 200m at Sunday’s Scottish U17/Senior Indoor Championships. The 16 year old…

FNB XC Series Finale – Home Farm
20 Jan
7:58

FNB XC Series Finale – Home Farm

Perfect 10 for Steve –       ( Images Phil Nicolle). With nine titles in the locker Steve Dawes returned after a few years on a cycling sabbatical to round it up to ten with a convincing win in the final event of the 2017/2018 FNB Cross Country Series….

Elite Athlete Support Programme 2018
15 Jan
12:59

Elite Athlete Support Programme 2018

The athletes who are to be supported by Guernsey Athletics via the Elite Athlete Support Programme for 2018 have been confirmed. The 2018 programme has seen increased investment by the club as it seeks to support its up and coming junior athletes as well as its established senior stars. Funding…

Chertsey House 5mile road race – Record run. Record field.
14 Jan
1:25

Chertsey House 5mile road race – Record run. Record field.

  It was a record event in two dimensions as Ryan Burling led home a record field of 118 finishers in a new course record of 24 minutes 45 seconds to win the 5 Mile opening race of the 2018 Chertsey Road Race series. 23 year old Burling recently moved…

Hampshire Cross Country Championships Roundup
07 Jan
8:11

Hampshire Cross Country Championships Roundup

Strong performances throughout, but Merrien meets his match in Hampshire – by Jamie Ingrouille (image by Phil Nicolle) A large Guernsey contingent took to the muddy grounds of Fairthorne Manor for the Hampshire County Championships and returned with four individual and two team medals. Guernsey Olympian Lee Merrien had to settle…

New Years Day Cross Country
01 Jan
4:36

New Years Day Cross Country

Richard Wickins(above- image courtesy Phil Nicolle), a regular Guernsey parkrun entrant, was the convincing winner of the Guernsey athletics New Years Day Handicap. His time of 41 minutes 15 seconds off a 7 minute handicap made him a 4 minute winner over second placed Will Green. The first female home…

Boxing Day Cross Country
26 Dec
3:03

Boxing Day Cross Country

Commonwealth Marathon selectee Lee Merrien again underlined his class to come home over 2 minutes clear of a 130 strong field in the annual Boxing Day Cross country held over the traditional 4.75 mile L’Ancresse “Full Course” (image Phil Nicolle). In 9th place overall Louise Perrio, like Merrien, was a…

Guernsey Athletics Event Rankings 2017
23 Dec
6:45

Guernsey Athletics Event Rankings 2017

Year end event rankings 2017.         Links to ranking lists at end of text. The Guernsey Athletics Club has released the year end rankings for 2017 performed by Guernsey qualified athletes. 400m specialist Cam Chalmers was the standout performer at national and international level, having taken third place…