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Lee Merrien Gsy AC Park 5k – July
08 Jul
6:58

Lee Merrien Gsy AC Park 5k – July

Peter Amy (232 above) returned from injury to post a promising sub 17 minute run and win the July edition of the Lee Merrien Running/Gsy AC Saumarez Park 5k. After a positive start Chris Gillman hung on to break 18 minutes for second place with Jim De Garis third. Kate…

Epic Vazon Mile
07 Jul
9:07

Epic Vazon Mile

After tracking early leader Joe Yeaman  Richard Bartram ran a fast closing section to post an impressive 4 min 25 sec time for a clear victory in the Epic Vazon Mile. Sarah Mercier ran a new Guernsey Women’s road best of 4 minutes 50 seconds whilst Louise Perrio followed her…

Perrio & juniors sizzle in the heat over 1500
21 Jun
11:37

Perrio & juniors sizzle in the heat over 1500

Island Games Preparation 1500mtrs, Footes Lane, 20th June 2017 The sizzling heat wave conditions did not hinder the athletes running 1500mtrs at Footes Lane last night with the majority of the field setting personal bests.  Gotland bound  Louise Perrio highlighted her rising form by setting a personal best time over…

Island Games Preparation 5000m/800m
09 Jun
7:07

Island Games Preparation 5000m/800m

David Emery reduced his Personal best by nearly 30 seconds and ground out a well deserved victory to stop the clock in 15:45.8 seconds just 5 seconds clear of Ed Mason in the  island games preparation event. In a quality field Emery set a consistent pace from the start and…

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…