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Nominees named for Annual Awards Evening
27 Jan
12:34

Nominees named for Annual Awards Evening

Next Friday 3rd February sees the Annual Awards Evening for Guernsey Athletics held again at the club’s home of the Garenne Stand at Footes Lane. The evening will include the reveal of a brand new logo.     Those up for the annual awards are: Lee Merrien Sarah Mercier Alastair…

Easter Running Festival 2017 – New Title Sponsor Confirmed. Online Entry Goes Live
26 Jan
11:53

Easter Running Festival 2017 – New Title Sponsor Confirmed. Online Entry Goes Live

Intertrust Guernsey extends sponsorship of Guernsey Athletics Guernsey Athletics and Intertrust are delighted to announce that Intertrust has extended its sponsorship of the club to include the successful Easter Running Festival. The festival, which features four races in four days over the Easter holiday weekend, has grown into a hugely…

FNB 4 – Stonecrusher
21 Jan
5:02

FNB 4 – Stonecrusher

Dave Emery moves clear at top of 2016/17 FNB XC league table following a good win over Mike Wilesmith in the Division 1 Six mile race.  After a close race held in near perfect still wintry conditions Emery moved clear in closing lap to win by 60 metres in 33…

Chertsey House 5k
15 Jan
11:38

Chertsey House 5k

The threatened rain held off and fast times were recorded in the opening Saumarez Park 5km race of the year. (Images:- Phil Nicolle & Paul Hammond) Ed Mason bided his time, sat behind David Emery, then  used his middle distance speed to burst clear in the final 400m and post…

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…