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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…

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…

Rowe takes Chertsey House Park 5k
11 Mar
1:32

Rowe takes Chertsey House Park 5k

Alex Rowe quite literally made great strides last year over the middle distances and looked well at home as he eased to victory in the fourth and final race of the Chertsey House series. The rangy eighteen year old Elizabeth College student was joined by Jim De Garis on the…

No hurdles – no problem. Porter & Chalmers claim bronze on the flat
26 Feb
11:44

No hurdles – no problem. Porter & Chalmers claim bronze on the flat

Sophie Porter produced the pick of the Guernsey performances at the England National Age Group Indoor Championships at the EIS in Sheffield over the weekend. She claimed the senior island 400m record by 0.02sec in winning national bronze in the indoor two lap event. She clocked an outstanding 56.32sec in…

Chertsey House 10k
25 Feb
6:05

Chertsey House 10k

Burling and Perrio defy conditions with course records. (image: Phil Nicolle – soon after the start and with Ryan Burling already out of shot a large group forms in his wake). In what has quickly become a regular occurrence, Ryan Burling ran another course record to continue his sequence of…

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…