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FNB Club Cross Country Championships
15 Dec
8:13

FNB Club Cross Country Championships

James Priest’s Cross Country domination continued with a clear win from Carl Holden and Ben Wilen as Guernsey Athletics returned to Les Norgiots after a near 50 year break for ‘proper cross country’. Priest broke clear midway through the opening lap of five, and by the end of the 7…

2019 London Marathon – Club ballot place
03 Dec
12:52

2019 London Marathon – Club ballot place

  GAC is delighted to announce that the Club has secured one Club place for the London Marathon 2019. The 2019 London Marathon Club place will be allocated by ballot, to take place before the start of the Boxing Day Full Course. Those wishing to be entered into the Ballot…

FNB Race 3 – Home Farm
01 Dec
6:22

FNB Race 3 – Home Farm

Three out of three for Priest.    (Images Phil Nicolle). James Priest can afford to sit out January’s final race as he has already secured the 2018/19 FNB Winter title with another dominant display, his third consecutive cross-country race win. The six mile Home Farm course seemed to suit Chris…

Chertsey House 10k
25 Nov
6:37

Chertsey House 10k

Fast improving James Priest fell an agonising 2 seconds short in his bid for an Island Games development standard. Ryan Burling predictably crossed the line first but rather than target his own course best time he was content with pacemaking duties and assisting occasional training partner Priest(shown on the left…

FNB Cross Country 2 – Stonecrusher
10 Nov
6:21

FNB Cross Country 2 – Stonecrusher

James Priest and Sarah Mercier shone again and repeated their race victories from the series opener 3 weeks ago but while a resurgent Andrew van Kints pushed Priest all the way in the 4 mile event Mercier was a clear third overall in the 130+ field and had an easier…

Cliff Path Series – Final Tables
24 Oct
9:34

Cliff Path Series – Final Tables

Jim De Garis claimed the overall Gsy AC Cliff Path title with maximum points but in the other leagues things were less clear cut.  De Garis was a clear winner ahead of newcomers Kirk Bourgaize and Steve Saunders. Following a cycle accident Chris Travers was an unfortunate absentee in the…

FNB XC 1 – Delancey
20 Oct
6:13

FNB XC 1 – Delancey

Priest Continues on steep improvement ramp (James Priest, Sarah Mercier and start of race featured in Phil Nicolle’s images). Three years ago James Priest turned up as a novice runner and placed 40th in his first ever serious senior level cross country event but the opening fixture of the 2018/19…

Crimestoppers Runway Run
14 Oct
8:32

Crimestoppers Runway Run

Ryan Burling (14:52) and Summer Woodhead(18:58) were impressive winners of the Crimestoppers 5k Runway Run. “One of the most surreal experiences and races I’ve ever run. Had a lot of fun out there” said Burling on Social media. Credit to Chris George for Image.    

Full Cliff Path Race – Dogbreaker
14 Oct
8:27

Full Cliff Path Race – Dogbreaker

Despite less than perfect conditions Deeside runner James Espie flagged the possibility that the near 30 year old record of 1 hr 44 minutes for the full cliff path “Dogbreaker” route may come under outside pressure over the next few years. The wind was predominantly behind competitors but the wet…

News : Club Champs XC & Volunteering Strategy
11 Oct
6:29

News : Club Champs XC & Volunteering Strategy

The Club Championships Cross Country returns to local soil with a new course based at Les Norgiots(St. Andrews, nr to Little Chapel/La Villaize). The race, scheduled for Saturday 15th December, will mirror the Senior championship distances to be run at the County event in January. There may also be scope…