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Junior Schools Inter-Insular XC
27 Mar
1:22

Junior Schools Inter-Insular XC

There was a good effort from the Guernsey junior schools interinsular side made up from Guernsey athletic members  against a really strong Jersey team over the weekend.  The race was held at Home Farm, Saumarez Park in difficult conditions where  the 10-12 years olds ran over 1500m and 2000m courses…

UK CAU Inter County & World Trial XC
12 Mar
4:50

UK CAU Inter County & World Trial XC

It is pretty hard to capture the essence of the Inter Counties in words. It is sort of mass participation but only available to the few who are selected. Each of 45 counties/areas can only select 8 runners (9 for senior events) and the first 4 (6 for seniors) count…

Fusion Junior Cross Country Championships
05 Mar
8:29

Fusion Junior Cross Country Championships

The wind and rain didn’t hold back but  there were still smiles and keen competition across the age ranges in the domestic season-closing Fusion Junior XC Championships. Sammy Galpin was a solid winner of the oldest (U17) male category whilst Fran Bown had to hold off a spirited challenge from…

Junior and Colts Cross Country Championships Sat 4th March
01 Mar
9:26

Junior and Colts Cross Country Championships Sat 4th March

Fusion Systems / flyingboat fintech software This year’s winter championships for junior athletes is taking place at L’ Ancresse Common on Saturday 4th March with the first race at 2:30pm.  The course will use the start / finish location of the Stonecrusher races and parking is at L’Ancresse East  (Tower…

FNB Finale – Home Farm
11 Feb
7:14

FNB Finale – Home Farm

Emery captures title with dominant run. (image Phil Nicolle). David Emery claimed his first XC Championship title in dominant fashion with an emphatic win in the 5th and final race of the 2016/17 FNB Series and Louise Perrio claimed her 11th women’s title. The race started in sleet and a windchill…

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…

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…

Hampshire County XC 2017
08 Jan
7:15

Hampshire County XC 2017

Mercier and Wilesmith lead medalling senior teams at Hampshire Cross Country championships- writes Jamie Ingrouille ( images Alan Rowe, Darren Lewin & Paul Hammond[Summer Woodhead image copyright:- Hammy4321]). Saturday 7th January saw around 50 Guernsey athletes take part in one of the most competitive cross-country events on the GIAAC calendar….

Guernsey teams for Hampshire County XC
02 Jan
3:36

Guernsey teams for Hampshire County XC

Guernsey Athletics names 50 athletes

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…