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New Years Day Handicap XC
01 Jan
6:43

New Years Day Handicap XC

  Congratulations to the 74 runners who started their 2017 athletics year with some strong running in good conditions for the GIAAC new year’s handicap race. It was good to see Michel Davy leading home the men’s race in a very respectable 44 minutes off an eight minute handicap(actual time…

Guernsey Event Rankings 2016
26 Dec
8:28

Guernsey Event Rankings 2016

Year end event rankings 2016 GIAAC has released the year end rankings for 2016 performed by Guernsey qualified athletes. In recent years the best performances often come in the ‘island games year’ but this year saw three Guernsey athletes gain GB selection to major championships.   Lee Merrien(European Champs, half marathon),…

Boxing Day Full Course 2016
26 Dec
2:33

Boxing Day Full Course 2016

On form Mercier challenges men for podium places. (image Phil Nicolle). With the county championships less than two weeks away Sarah Mercier further underlined her form to remove 25 seconds from her personal best for the annual event and challenge some of the island’s leading men all the way to…

Chertsey House 5 Mile
28 Nov
6:45

Chertsey House 5 Mile

After a good Cross Country victory last weekend Dave Emery took his form to the roads and won a well fought 5 Mile race from Carl Holden and Jason James.  (images Phil Nicolle). In another hard fought battle Liz Dudin held her form to the line to stave off a…

Liverpool Cross Challenge & Euro XC Trials
27 Nov
9:12

Liverpool Cross Challenge & Euro XC Trials

  Mercier shines amongst solid Guernsey performances at misty Sefton – Words Jamie Ingrouille, image Darren Lewin. Saturday saw eight Guernsey athletes travel to Liverpool in the hopes of doing their island proud in some high-level cross country competition. Louis Le Cheminant kickstarted GIAAC’s success by finishing 47th in the…

LMR Saumarez Park 5k – September
23 Sep
11:02

LMR Saumarez Park 5k – September

Alex Rowe drew clear of father Alan to post his first senior victory just days after his 17th Birthday and Louise Perrio was leading woman in the final Saumarez Park 5k race of the year. The race developed like a cross generational version of a Brownlee brothers dual as the…

Crimestoppers Runway Run 2016
19 Sep
2:25

Crimestoppers Runway Run 2016

Individual Results    Team

PwC Cliff Path race 3 – Pleinmont-Icart 10m
18 Sep
8:53

PwC Cliff Path race 3 – Pleinmont-Icart 10m

Tiaan Erwee posted another win to move to the top of the overall PwC Cliff Path series standings and Nikki Neal consolidated her position as leading woman. Whilst Iain Lowe still tops the division two rankings his top placing is under threat with both Ben Foote (10th Overall) and Barrie…

PwC Cliff Path race 2 – 8 Miles
04 Sep
2:37

PwC Cliff Path race 2 – 8 Miles

There were no mistakes this time as Tiaan Erwee flew round the 8 mile Icart – Fermain – Icart Course for a clear win. Image “Get in order lads” . Only 400m has been run but the top 5 already strung out in finishing order. Tiaan Erwee,  Esmond Brown, Jim…

Get into running 11-18yrs
02 Sep
9:57

Get into running 11-18yrs

Get into running – Fitness, Technique, Endurance – GIAAC Endurance taster sessions for ages 11-18, multiple groups catering for all standards.  Newcomers of all abilities welcome. All you will need is some running kit – e.g. shorts and tee shirt, plus layers to keep warm – hoodie and tracksuit bottoms,…