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Hampshire XC Champs 2019
06 Jan
8:55

Hampshire XC Champs 2019

By Jamie Ingrouille A senior men’s team bronze was a great conclusion to Guernsey’s outing at the uncharacteristically dry Fairthorne Manor. The day also started on a high, courtesy of an U11 team gaining the same accolade, while the veteran ladies managed to surpass this with a silver – something…

New Year’s Day 4.75mile Cross Country
02 Jan
2:03

New Year’s Day 4.75mile Cross Country

After helping mark the course earlier in the day it was perhaps fitting that junior runner Olly Blake was first across the line in the annual graded start(handicapped) new year’s  day cross country.  Summer Woodhead posted the fastest actual time over the 2.7 mile Half Course with 17:06. Taking advantage…

Guernsey Athletics Elite Athlete Development Programme – List of members for 2019 confirmed
02 Jan
12:10

Guernsey Athletics Elite Athlete Development Programme – List of members for 2019 confirmed

54 athletes have been confirmed on the Elite Athlete Development Programme for 2019 by Guernsey Athletics. The programme identifies the highest performing athletes within the club, including juniors in their respective age groups, and aims to facilitate their ongoing development and performance. The financial support provided will generally be exclusively…

Boxing Day Cross Country
26 Dec
1:29

Boxing Day Cross Country

by Jamie Ingrouille The Bath University boys produced an impressive 1-2 in this year’s Boxing Day Cross Country – although in a field of record numbers, the next podium place went to none other than in-form Sarah Mercier. Richard Bartram sped home towards the Rocque Balan finish line to take…

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…