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Porter takes her first national title as all five Guernsey athletes claim PB’s
27 Feb
10:19

Porter takes her first national title as all five Guernsey athletes claim PB’s

Sophie Porter was the star of the Guernsey contingent of five young women at the England Athletics Indoor Age Group Championships as she romped to victory in the U17 women’s 300m on Sunday afternoon at the EIS in Sheffield. In the process she lowered her PB by just over a…

Chertsey House Imperial 10
26 Feb
3:50

Chertsey House Imperial 10

Dave Emery stormed off the line and led all the way but had to hold off a late charge from Carl Holden to win the Chertsey  House “Imperial 10” in 56 minutes 40 seconds. (images Phil Nicolle).

Chalmers retains BUCS title whilst youngsters produce the goods in Birmingham
22 Feb
12:25

Chalmers retains BUCS title whilst youngsters produce the goods in Birmingham

Cameron Chalmers finished his indoor campaign with a flourish as he again took home the gold medal from the British Universities’ event. There was certainly a bitter sweetness around this second victory however as he missed out on selection for the 400m at the European Indoor Championships by a mere…

FNB Finale – Home Farm
11 Feb
7:14

FNB Finale – Home Farm

Emery captures title with dominant run. (image Phil Nicolle). David Emery claimed his first XC Championship title in dominant fashion with an emphatic win in the 5th and final race of the 2016/17 FNB Series and Louise Perrio claimed her 11th women’s title. The race started in sleet and a windchill…

Mercier and Porter in record-breaking form after Chalmers defends Scottish title
29 Jan
10:06

Mercier and Porter in record-breaking form after Chalmers defends Scottish title

Club statistician Paul Ingrouille is getting more used to updating Track & Field records in the month of January after two successful years of early season indoor running from Guernsey athletes. However he surely wouldn’t have expected to be addressing a woman’s senior record for the 3,000m at this stage….

FNB 4 – Stonecrusher
21 Jan
5:02

FNB 4 – Stonecrusher

Dave Emery moves clear at top of 2016/17 FNB XC league table following a good win over Mike Wilesmith in the Division 1 Six mile race.  After a close race held in near perfect still wintry conditions Emery moved clear in closing lap to win by 60 metres in 33…

Elite Athlete support announced for 2017
16 Jan
1:54

Elite Athlete support announced for 2017

The Elite Athlete Performance Programme identifies senior and junior athletes within the club who will be supported towards their goals by Guernsey Athletics. Monetary support is offered specifically towards travel and accommodation expenses for the Premier Elite and Elite tiers of the senior (Performance) and junior (Academy) sections of the…

Chertsey House 5k
15 Jan
11:38

Chertsey House 5k

The threatened rain held off and fast times were recorded in the opening Saumarez Park 5km race of the year. (Images:- Phil Nicolle & Paul Hammond) Ed Mason bided his time, sat behind David Emery, then  used his middle distance speed to burst clear in the final 400m and post…

Hampshire County XC 2017
08 Jan
7:15

Hampshire County XC 2017

Mercier and Wilesmith lead medalling senior teams at Hampshire Cross Country championships- writes Jamie Ingrouille ( images Alan Rowe, Darren Lewin & Paul Hammond[Summer Woodhead image copyright:- Hammy4321]). Saturday 7th January saw around 50 Guernsey athletes take part in one of the most competitive cross-country events on the GIAAC calendar….

New Years Day Handicap XC
01 Jan
6:43

New Years Day Handicap XC

  Congratulations to the 74 runners who started their 2017 athletics year with some strong running in good conditions for the GIAAC new year’s handicap race. It was good to see Michel Davy leading home the men’s race in a very respectable 44 minutes off an eight minute handicap(actual time…