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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…

Elite Athlete Support Programme 2018
15 Jan
12:59

Elite Athlete Support Programme 2018

The athletes who are to be supported by Guernsey Athletics via the Elite Athlete Support Programme for 2018 have been confirmed. The 2018 programme has seen increased investment by the club as it seeks to support its up and coming junior athletes as well as its established senior stars. Funding…

Guernsey Athletics Event Rankings 2017
23 Dec
6:45

Guernsey Athletics Event Rankings 2017

Year end event rankings 2017.         Links to ranking lists at end of text. The Guernsey Athletics Club has released the year end rankings for 2017 performed by Guernsey qualified athletes. 400m specialist Cam Chalmers was the standout performer at national and international level, having taken third place…

Six named for Gold Coast: Relay duty for quarter milers down under
24 Nov
7:35

Six named for Gold Coast: Relay duty for quarter milers down under

Six athletes will represent Guernsey on the track and road at next year’s Commonwealth Games to be held on the Gold Coast in Australia to be held 4th-15th April 2018. Guernsey Commonwealth Games Association (GCGA) have named a maximum team allocation of 33 athletes plus team officials. Island 400m record-holder…

Selection criteria published for Gibraltar 2019
25 Sep
12:34

Selection criteria published for Gibraltar 2019

Guernsey Athletics have published the first version of their selection criteria for the NatWest Island Games to be held in Gibraltar in July 2019. The document details similar procedures to the 2017 edition but includes some changes including adjustments of some standards. Athletics Development Officer Tom Druce explained that the…

Intertrust Athletics Games: Results
04 Sep
11:15

Intertrust Athletics Games: Results

Results are available for download below. Report to follow

Commonwealth Games the aim for hurdles trio
01 Sep
2:47

Commonwealth Games the aim for hurdles trio

Three women will line up for tomorrow’s 100m hurdles event all chasing Commonwealth Games qualifying times for their respective countries. Guernsey’s Kylie Robilliard has not raced on-island very often in recent seasons but will be looking forward to drawing on the home support as she targets the Gold Coast Commonwealths….

Footes Lane to welcome GB’s third-best female javelin thrower of all time
01 Sep
10:13

Footes Lane to welcome GB’s third-best female javelin thrower of all time

Laura Whittingham (left), who tops the national rankings and won the British title earlier this summer, will throw at Footes Lane on Saturday. Her personal best ranks her third in the British all-time list. The highlight of last year’s Intertrust Athletics Games was the men’s javelin competition and Whittingham is keen…

Prolific British Championships medalist Law joins the discus boys
31 Aug
3:15

Prolific British Championships medalist Law joins the discus boys

Reigning British Championships bronze medalist Kirsty Law (left) will be throwing in a mixed discus competition alongside Jersey star Shadine Duquemin at Saturday’s Intertrust Athletics Games. Shadine’s brother Zane has already been confirmed for the event alongside Olympian Brett Morse – they will be joined by the USA’s Jason Harrell…