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Island Games latest
04 Oct
10:57

Island Games latest

All athletes on the Guernsey Athletics “longlist” for selection for next year’s Island Games should have received information and forms to return to the team management. These were sent by email at the end of last week. Anyone who believes they should have received information and has not done so…

Competitive javelin action closes out summer season
06 Sep
11:47

Competitive javelin action closes out summer season

Not for the first time this summer, the javelin was the main point of interest at Footes Lane as the local Track & Field season drew to a close. The distances were not as spectacular as the 70m throws witnessed at the season’s highlight, the Intertrust Athletics Games back in…

Four medals for Guernsey at Bedford
30 Aug
2:06

Four medals for Guernsey at Bedford

It was a pleasingly large party of Guernsey athletes that travelled to Bedford for the National England Age-group Championships and it yielded a pleasing haul of medals. Simply achieving the standard to compete at the championships has long been a key barometer of elite Guernsey athletes, and it was encouraging…

August Endurance Night
24 Aug
4:57

August Endurance Night

On a warm August night Carl Holden ground out an impressive 10,000m victory but arguably the stars of the show were the island’s young middle distance runners with a string of fast times and impressive victories for 18 year old Richard Bartram  and 16 year old Rebecca Toll. In the…

Chalmers and Chadwick bring back “Southerns” medals
15 Aug
1:11

Chalmers and Chadwick bring back “Southerns” medals

In a female dominated Guernsey squad, it was the two sprinters Alastair Chalmers and Joe Chadwick who took to the podium at the South of England U15/U17 Championships at Ashford over the weekend. The former would have expected to take gold in the 400m hurdles and take a medal –…

Wallbridge and Lesbirel shun weather to maintain consistency
08 Aug
11:17

Wallbridge and Lesbirel shun weather to maintain consistency

The weather put a quite literal dampener on proceedings at Footes Lane for yesterday’s Intertrust Track & Field Challenge fixture. Sam Wallbridge and Hannah Lesbirel (above) turned out the highest quality performances but plenty of others battled the cool winds to post strong times and distances. Wallbridge was first up,…

Chalmers drops down distance to take another record
01 Aug
3:40

Chalmers drops down distance to take another record

He has been making waves over the 400m for months but Cameron Chalmers finally took to the track over a shorter distance yesterday and duly lowered the Island U20 record to 10.77sec. It was a scintillating run on a clear sunny day at Footes Lane, and he and the other…

Intertrust Track & Field Challenge – schedule changes and September date switch
27 Jul
10:27

Intertrust Track & Field Challenge – schedule changes and September date switch

Some changes have been made to the final three fixtures of the Intertrust Track & Field Challenge schedule. Changes are highlighted in yellow and in red type.

GIAAC u17 men help Hants to 2nd place at SEAA Inter Counties
23 Jul
7:32

GIAAC u17 men help Hants to 2nd place at SEAA Inter Counties

Four of Guernsey’s u17 athletes represented Hampshire at the SEAA u17 Inter Counties Track & Field at Bromley on Sunday 17th July and helped the Hampshire team finish second to Kent in the men’s match and 3rd place overall.  The match is scored with two athletes representing their county with…

Cameron “9th in the world” after fantastic semi-final effort
22 Jul
2:50

Cameron “9th in the world” after fantastic semi-final effort

After only qualifying in third place from his World U20 Champs heat the previous day – Cameron Chalmers was probably not on the radar of his opponents in the middle lanes of semi-final 3 going in search of qualification to the final. Situated out in lane 9 – it was…