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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,…

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…

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…

Junior Schools Inter-Insular XC
27 Mar
1:22

Junior Schools Inter-Insular XC

There was a good effort from the Guernsey junior schools interinsular side made up from Guernsey athletic members  against a really strong Jersey team over the weekend.  The race was held at Home Farm, Saumarez Park in difficult conditions where  the 10-12 years olds ran over 1500m and 2000m courses…

Chertsey House 10k
26 Mar
2:22

Chertsey House 10k

” I felt a bit rusty there” said Lee Merrien after his first race in 8 months but he still looked a class act in the Chertsey House 10k staged between Pembroke and White Rock. After the opening mile Merrien was already well clear of the chasing duo of Jim…

Church to Church run
23 Mar
6:05

Church to Church run

Stuart Le Noury was the first of 18 runners across the line in the annual 19.4 Church to Church run.  The event is used by many as a pre-marathon race practice and additional number of runners ran part of the route within their preparations. Le Noury is no stranger to…

Eastleigh 10k – off island results.
20 Mar
2:18

Eastleigh 10k – off island results.

Women shine in Eastleigh 10k – off island results.  Images (Southampton Echo & Vanessa Rodrigues) Sarah Mercier became the first Guernsey woman to run below 35 minutes for 10k with a great performance to place third woman in the Eastleigh 10k whilst in Reading Carl Holden made a significant improvement…

Eastleigh 10k
17 Mar
2:25

Eastleigh 10k

Off the back of quality performances both indoors and over the country Sarah Mercier will hope to carry her good form to the roads as part of a large Guernsey Athletics FNB Endurance squad travelling to compete in the Hendy-Ford Eastleigh 10k this weekend. She will be part of a…

Fusion Junior Cross Country Championships
05 Mar
8:29

Fusion Junior Cross Country Championships

The wind and rain didn’t hold back but  there were still smiles and keen competition across the age ranges in the domestic season-closing Fusion Junior XC Championships. Sammy Galpin was a solid winner of the oldest (U17) male category whilst Fran Bown had to hold off a spirited challenge from…