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Natwest Island Games selection policy updated
02 Mar
2:44

Natwest Island Games selection policy updated

The Natwest Island Games selection policy for Guernsey Athletics has been updated to confirm the deadline for qualification performances. The document is available for download here and the updated information is highlighted in yellow.

Porter takes her first national title as all five Guernsey athletes claim PB’s
27 Feb
10:19

Porter takes her first national title as all five Guernsey athletes claim PB’s

Sophie Porter was the star of the Guernsey contingent of five young women at the England Athletics Indoor Age Group Championships as she romped to victory in the U17 women’s 300m on Sunday afternoon at the EIS in Sheffield. In the process she lowered her PB by just over a…

Chalmers retains BUCS title whilst youngsters produce the goods in Birmingham
22 Feb
12:25

Chalmers retains BUCS title whilst youngsters produce the goods in Birmingham

Cameron Chalmers finished his indoor campaign with a flourish as he again took home the gold medal from the British Universities’ event. There was certainly a bitter sweetness around this second victory however as he missed out on selection for the 400m at the European Indoor Championships by a mere…

Mercier and Porter in record-breaking form after Chalmers defends Scottish title
29 Jan
10:06

Mercier and Porter in record-breaking form after Chalmers defends Scottish title

Club statistician Paul Ingrouille is getting more used to updating Track & Field records in the month of January after two successful years of early season indoor running from Guernsey athletes. However he surely wouldn’t have expected to be addressing a woman’s senior record for the 3,000m at this stage….

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…

2016 Top Performers- IAAF Tables
31 Dec
7:48

2016 Top Performers- IAAF Tables

The IAAF Points tables allow comparison of performances across events and have been used for several years now by the GIAAC as a measure of how Guernsey’s top 15 athletes compare against each other and also to previous years. Only the  best performance by each athlete is listed.

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),…

Coaching & Facility Fees 2017
19 Dec
5:35

Coaching & Facility Fees 2017

In the last few years, there has been a gradual rise in operational costs of the club and we have made significant investment in athletics equipment together with investment in our coaching programme in terms of qualifications and CPD for all our coaches. Therefore, for those members who utilise the…

Guernsey Athletics statement following media reports
26 Nov
2:35

Guernsey Athletics statement following media reports

Following Rob Batiste’s ‘Inside Track’ column in today (Saturday’s) Guernsey Press, Guernsey Athletics would like to make it clear that as a member sport of Guernsey Commonwealth Games Association (GCGA), we have not made public comment about the ongoing process of reaching an agreement with the GCGA on selection criteria…

Athlete Blog – Cameron Chalmers
06 Nov
4:06

Athlete Blog – Cameron Chalmers

Over the coming months, the website will see more regular “content” from athletes, coaches and other club figures. Blogs will be a regular feature. Arguably the athlete of 2016 has been Cameron Chalmers – and the last couple of weeks have seen some big changes in his athletics life due…