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FNB League Table release
15 Nov
4:40

FNB League Table release

With two races now completed the FNB league tables are now released. In a bid to cater for the consistently higher numbers that have been racing in recent years the decision has been made to extend from 6 divisions to 8. The intention is to engage as many runners in…

FNB XC Series 2019/20 Race 2 Delancey 4m/3m.
09 Nov
5:29

FNB XC Series 2019/20 Race 2 Delancey 4m/3m.

Richard Friedrich strengthened his series chances with a gun-to-tape victory in the second FNB event held over 4 twisting, hilly laps of the Delancey course. (Images:- Phil Nicolle). Jenny James again ran strongly to head the women’s field and was a superb 6th overall in another big 120+ field. Behind…

FNB XC Series 2019/20 Race 1 L’Ancresse Stonecrusher 3m.
19 Oct
5:26

FNB XC Series 2019/20 Race 1 L’Ancresse Stonecrusher 3m.

Ryan Burling and Jenny James take the honours. (Image credit Phil Nicolle). Despite a fall in the closing stages and being hard pressed by Richard Friedrich Ryan Burling made sure his return to the local racing scene was a successful one with a gun-to-tape finish in the opening race of…

Fort Group Summer Full Course
23 Aug
6:25

Fort Group Summer Full Course

Richard Bartram made a swift transition from his track focussed summer season to show he still had the endurance to mix it over the longer distances as he won the 4.75 mile summer full-course with a well timed finish from Carl Holden and James Priest. Louise Perrio ran a solid…

FNB Finale – Footes Lane
20 Jan
2:31

FNB Finale – Footes Lane

James Priest and Sarah Mercier are the FNB Champions for the 2018/19 season. Chris Chalmers video has the action unfolding :- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQGZRJe3_Dc&t=5s Phil Nicolle has the images :-   Here   (facebook).                                   Thanks guys! Priest eventually…

Hampshire XC Champs 2019
06 Jan
8:55

Hampshire XC Champs 2019

By Jamie Ingrouille A senior men’s team bronze was a great conclusion to Guernsey’s outing at the uncharacteristically dry Fairthorne Manor. The day also started on a high, courtesy of an U11 team gaining the same accolade, while the veteran ladies managed to surpass this with a silver – something…

New Year’s Day 4.75mile Cross Country
02 Jan
2:03

New Year’s Day 4.75mile Cross Country

After helping mark the course earlier in the day it was perhaps fitting that junior runner Olly Blake was first across the line in the annual graded start(handicapped) new year’s  day cross country.  Summer Woodhead posted the fastest actual time over the 2.7 mile Half Course with 17:06. Taking advantage…

Boxing Day Cross Country
26 Dec
1:29

Boxing Day Cross Country

by Jamie Ingrouille The Bath University boys produced an impressive 1-2 in this year’s Boxing Day Cross Country – although in a field of record numbers, the next podium place went to none other than in-form Sarah Mercier. Richard Bartram sped home towards the Rocque Balan finish line to take…

FNB Club Cross Country Championships
15 Dec
8:13

FNB Club Cross Country Championships

James Priest’s Cross Country domination continued with a clear win from Carl Holden and Ben Wilen as Guernsey Athletics returned to Les Norgiots after a near 50 year break for ‘proper cross country’. Priest broke clear midway through the opening lap of five, and by the end of the 7…

FNB Race 3 – Home Farm
01 Dec
6:22

FNB Race 3 – Home Farm

Three out of three for Priest.    (Images Phil Nicolle). James Priest can afford to sit out January’s final race as he has already secured the 2018/19 FNB Winter title with another dominant display, his third consecutive cross-country race win. The six mile Home Farm course seemed to suit Chris…