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Winning return for Dawes LMR Park 5k – May
26 May
9:37

Winning return for Dawes LMR Park 5k – May

Winning return for Dawes. After several years focussing on two wheels Steve Dawes continued his return back to two legs with a solid victory in the May edition of the Lee Merrien Running Summer 5k series. Carl Holden ran a solid race to stretch the returning multiple island champion but…

Lesbirel obliterates 23-year old 200m record
26 May
10:45

Lesbirel obliterates 23-year old 200m record

Like the women’s 400m on Sunday, Thursday’s 200m received top billing and was promoted as a battle between 200m athlete Hannah Lesbirel and 400m specialist Indi Gallagher. It was safe to say that the race lived up to expectations as both women attacked the bend and were neck and neck…

Gallagher takes U20 record as 400m lives up to top billing
21 May
2:10

Gallagher takes U20 record as 400m lives up to top billing

In stark contrast to the first event of the series, the sun was beating down for the second fixture of the Intertrust Track & Field Challenge. The women’s 400m looked to be the standout event in terms of the island’s elite athletes, and it certainly lived up to that billing…

Gotland-bound sprinters make the most of wind assistance
15 May
2:26

Gotland-bound sprinters make the most of wind assistance

There were plenty of fast times by Gotland-bound Guernsey sprinters at the Hampshire County Championships in Portsmouth on the weekend as the persistent wind offered a hefty helping hand down the home straight. There were other top performances as well including European Youth Championships semi-finalist Alastair Chalmers’ season debut in…

Liberation Day 7m:- Perrio in Record breaking form
09 May
3:49

Liberation Day 7m:- Perrio in Record breaking form

Lee Merrien cruised to a predictable victory from a record sized field of 183 finishers but it was Louise Perrio who had the broadest smile after demolishing her own women’s record for the Liberation Day 7m Road race.   (images Phil Nicolle) Merrien stayed with Richard Friedrich and Steve Dawes,…

Strong early season sprinting in soggy Jersey
08 May
3:20

Strong early season sprinting in soggy Jersey

It was another rainy day on the road to Gotland for many Island Games hopefuls in Jersey on Saturday. The Jersey Spartans Open still brought some good performances and early season encouragement despite the wet conditions. Toby Glass opened proceedings with a PB of 57.66sec in the 400m hurdles, a…

British Milers Club Millfield PB Meet
03 May
2:17

British Milers Club Millfield PB Meet

Millfield BMC yields good early season showings:- From young newcomers in their first major track event to experienced campaigners there were good results across the board at the Mayday Millfield BMC meeting. The Alun Williams coached  quartet of youngsters  consisting of Kate Bain, Summer Woodhead, Jack Le Tissier and Joe…

Curtis looking English Schools-bound following strong debut in the 400m hurdles
01 May
12:11

Curtis looking English Schools-bound following strong debut in the 400m hurdles

The end of official drought in Guernsey was ill-timed for those athletes looking to open their seasons at the opening meeting of the Intertrust Track & Field Challenge series. The athletes were met with scattered patches of rain for much of the event and the sprinters were also met with…

Intertrust Easter Festival 10k
17 Apr
5:02

Intertrust Easter Festival 10k

O’Hara & Perrio continue winning streaks to claim overall Easter titles Young Portsmouth athlete Jacob O’Hara broke clear early in the 10k race to draw 200m clear of Carl Holden and continue his domination of the weekend and break the tape in a personal best time of 32 minutes 37…

Intertrust Easter Festival Relay
16 Apr
1:50

Intertrust Easter Festival Relay

The  “fit by June”  team of Guernsey Athletics junior runners emerged as winners in the 4 x 1 Mile Cross Country relay event. In a large field of 45 teams the quartet of Joseph Yeaman, Alex Rowe, Chris Way and Ed Mason finished in 19 minutes 51 seconds and were…