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New Year’s Day Cross Country
01 Jan
3:11

New Year’s Day Cross Country

For a newcomer Paul Barrasin had a fairly stiff handicap of 15 minutes 30 seconds but he made light work of it and eased round the 4.75 Mile L’Ancresse Full Course in an actual time of 33 minutes 14 seconds to record a gross time of 48 minutes 44 seconds…

Boxing Day Full Course XC
26 Dec
3:25

Boxing Day Full Course XC

Alex Rowe moved upwards from the middle distances to post his first major local cross-country win in the annual Boxing Day cross country raced on a single windswept loop taking in the perimeter of L’Ancresse common. (image Alex Rowe(257) leads from Sam Lesley(5) – Credit Rob Elliott). The windy conditions…

Event Rankings 2019
20 Dec
2:54

Event Rankings 2019

The Guernsey Athletics Club has released the year end rankings for 2019 performed by Guernsey qualified athletes.  http://guernseyathletics.org.gg/download/results/2019_results/MensRankings2019.pdf http://guernseyathletics.org.gg/download/results/2019_results/WomensRankings2019.pdf The previously released IAAF points lists showed that Cameron Chalmers’ 45.84 400m was edged by brother Ala’s 50.07 400mH GB U20 record as the standout performances but senior island records were…

FNB Cross Country Champs – Les Norgiots
14 Dec
6:59

FNB Cross Country Champs – Les Norgiots

In more recents times Lee Merrien has been focussing on coaching and even organising the popular Zedra Primary School XC events but as a late entrant to the club’s championships he showed that despite officially retiring and also entering the veteran’s category he is still a major force as he…

ZEDRA Primary X Challenge – Results
22 Oct
5:57

ZEDRA Primary X Challenge – Results

Congratulations to all that took part in this year’s ZEDRA Primary X Challenge. Particularly well done to Melrose Peregrine Falcons and Castel Courage who took team victories in the girls and boys races respectively. CLICK HERE for photos courtesy of Chris George Results are available to download below

Full Cliff Path – Dog-breaker
14 Oct
7:02

Full Cliff Path – Dog-breaker

After setting a hot pace from the start Tiaan Erwee again proved to be untouchable on the cliff paths but fell agonisingly short of the outright South Esplanade-Fairy ring record as the wind and rain took its toll. Tiaan’s finishing time of 1 hr 45 minutes 35 seconds was the…

Cliff Path 10m Imperial-Icart
23 Sep
5:23

Cliff Path 10m Imperial-Icart

Barely 10 days after his monster 330km Tor des Geants ultra performance in the Italian Alps Tiaan Erwee was back on form over the somewhat shorter distance of 10m between Pleinmont and Icart. Erwee (no 39 in Michelle Torode’s image) ran a course record of 68 minutes 2 seconds and…

Crimestoppers Runway Run
15 Sep
12:42

Crimestoppers Runway Run

A massive field over over 420 took part in the annual Crimestoppers Runway Run. Held just before midnight over a two lap course on an otherwise deserted and dark airport runway the event is one of the more unusual fixtures in an increasingly diverse range of Guernsey running events. Nick…

Investec Mind 10k
09 Sep
9:46

Investec Mind 10k

Peter Amy led from the off and set an event record of 33 minutes 1 second ahead of a large field of 350+ in the annual Investec Mind 10k. Mel Nicolle drew clear of Vanessa Rodrigues in the final 2k to claim a top 20 finish and place top woman…

Icart-Fermain-Icart Cliff Race 2
01 Sep
1:12

Icart-Fermain-Icart Cliff Race 2

Despite the surprise presence of Richard Bartram on the start line there was no stopping Tiaan Erwee from registering his second victory in this season’s cliff path series. In fairness to Bartram, who is at more at home over shorter track distances, he never really expected to stay with the…