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Liberation Day Chertsey House Road Race – Burling and Perrio on song again.
09 May
8:03

Liberation Day Chertsey House Road Race – Burling and Perrio on song again.

Ryan Burling quickly shrugged off the effects of his England debut in last weekend’s unduly warm Lillbaelt Half Marathon and ran out a comfortable  35 minute 55 second gun to tape victory in the traditional Liberation Day 7 mile road race. Burling’s only worry came a mile into the race…

Coach/Athlete Structure 2018
12 Apr
11:08

Coach/Athlete Structure 2018

As detailed in the March eNewsletter, the current structure of coaching groups for junior and senior athletes is formally published for download below.

Intertrust Easter 10k
02 Apr
5:35

Intertrust Easter 10k

Ryan Burling made it 5 course records in 5 races on Guernsey soil with a gun to tape victory on day four of the Intertrust Easter Festival. The former Luton athlete crossed the Northside finish line of the 10k event in 31:50 to secure the overall 2018 Easter title. After…

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…

Intertrust Easter Running Festival: Registration evening on Thursday
26 Mar
7:40

Intertrust Easter Running Festival: Registration evening on Thursday

Intertrust Easter Running Festival Registration Evening: Thursday 5:00-7:30pm, Garenne Stand, Footes Lane for — Entrants to collect numbers — Late entries (NB kit and goody bags are not guaranteed for late entrants) — Declaration of Relay and overall teams

Fascinating female battle in store
23 Mar
10:10

Fascinating female battle in store

Exeter based athlete Eleanor Davis (pictured) has been added to the line up for both road races over the Easter weekend. The 29 year old boasts an outstanding 33:56 personal best over 10k which she achieved in finishing second at the 2016 Cardiff 10k event. She has already been inside…

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…

Easter News: Zara Hyde-Peters OBE returns for 2018
14 Mar
11:08

Easter News: Zara Hyde-Peters OBE returns for 2018

Whilst two of Guernsey’s own elite endurance athletes and previous festival competitors, Lee Merrien and Sarah Mercier, are deep in Commonwealth preparations of their own for the Gold Coast Games, former English Commonwealth Games athlete Zara Hyde-Peters OBE has confirmed that she will again return once again to compete 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…