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County medals across the board for Guernsey athletes
14 May
12:33

County medals across the board for Guernsey athletes

There were medal winning performances from Guernsey athletes right across the board over the Hampshire Track & Field Championships weekend. Though this only tells part of the story due to the varying depth in certain events and age groups, medals were claimed in events ranging from senior men’s field events…

Island Games hopefuls go over 5m in the long jump
04 May
12:21

Island Games hopefuls go over 5m in the long jump

It was the women’s long jump that provided the quality at the first ever Intertrust Field Fest fixture last night on an evening that provided near perfect weather conditions for jumping. Visiting Dutchwoman Eva Bastmeijer – who currently resides in Jersey – won the competition with a leap of 5.52m…

Female sprinters put down early-season markers
30 Apr
10:20

Female sprinters put down early-season markers

It looked a fascinating match up and so it proved as the women’s 100m was the outstanding race at the first Intertrust Track & Field Challenge of the 2018 season. The weather was somewhat a mixed bag for the sprinters in particular who benefited from a tailwind just under the…

Endurance Track Open
27 Apr
1:34

Endurance Track Open

Ryan Burling continued to show great form as he headed the 5,000m with a sub-15min clocking and a PB. Louise Perrio was the leading female with a 17:25 clocking. 20 athletes toed the start line for the first long distance track event of the season. In the shortest event of…

Intertrust Track & Field Challenge dates confirmed
12 Apr
3:24

Intertrust Track & Field Challenge dates confirmed

The Intertrust Track & Field Challenge series fixtures are now confirmed and available for download via the event page or by clicking on the fixtures/schedule below. The series offers all local athletes the chance to compete and achieve performances in events on-island which in many cases can pave the way…

Coach/Athlete Structure 2018
12 Apr
11:08

Coach/Athlete Structure 2018

As detailed in the March eNewsletter, the current structure of coaching groups for junior and senior athletes is formally published for download below.

Commonwealth Games news: Sam Wallbridge suffers broken collarbone
20 Mar
9:17

Commonwealth Games news: Sam Wallbridge suffers broken collarbone

On 19th March, during a training session at Queensland Athletics Centre near Brisbane, Sam Wallbridge sustained a badly fractured collarbone following a collision with a hurdle. Sam had travelled to Australia in advance of the main team in order to acclimatise and tune up ahead of the Games. The injury…

No hurdles – no problem. Porter & Chalmers claim bronze on the flat
26 Feb
11:44

No hurdles – no problem. Porter & Chalmers claim bronze on the flat

Sophie Porter produced the pick of the Guernsey performances at the England National Age Group Indoor Championships at the EIS in Sheffield over the weekend. She claimed the senior island 400m record by 0.02sec in winning national bronze in the indoor two lap event. She clocked an outstanding 56.32sec in…

Encouraging U13/U15 successes at Lee Valley
13 Feb
4:44

Encouraging U13/U15 successes at Lee Valley

A day and a half after being awarded the U13 Most Improved Athlete of 2017 at the Guernsey Athletics Annual Awards evening, Macy Ozard (bottom, left) produced outstanding performances over both 60m and 60m hurdles at Lee Valley Indoor Athletics Centre. Now top of the two-year age group, she claimed…

Record-Breaker Chadwick Makes His Mark
30 Jan
11:36

Record-Breaker Chadwick Makes His Mark

Joe Chadwick has already showed great age-group promise in athletics with an unexpected national U15 medal in the high jump back in 2016 – he repeated the trick of producing the unexpected with a big break-through performance in the 200m at Sunday’s Scottish U17/Senior Indoor Championships. The 16 year old…