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Intertrust Easter Relay
01 Apr
2:51

Intertrust Easter Relay

It was the shortest race of the weekend and Guernsey’s young middle distance runners shone in the 4 x 1 mile XC relay. A week after their Home Countries International event in Nottingham the same quartet of Dan Galpin, Sammy Galpin, Alex Rowe and Richard Bartram  were put in a…

Home Countries International brings XC season to a close.
26 Mar
8:00

Home Countries International brings XC season to a close.

The Home Countries’ International XC produced a great team effort by Guernsey’s Under 20 quartet. Though clearly stretched at this level they performed superbly with Richard Bartram 29th, Alex Rowe 33rd, Dan Galpin 35th and Sammy Galpin 40th.   (images Alan Rowe). Sadly the senior men’s team scratched with injuries…

Intertrust Easter Running Festival: Registration evening on Thursday
26 Mar
7:40

Intertrust Easter Running Festival: Registration evening on Thursday

Intertrust Easter Running Festival Registration Evening: Thursday 5:00-7:30pm, Garenne Stand, Footes Lane for — Entrants to collect numbers — Late entries (NB kit and goody bags are not guaranteed for late entrants) — Declaration of Relay and overall teams

Easter News: Zara Hyde-Peters OBE returns for 2018
14 Mar
11:08

Easter News: Zara Hyde-Peters OBE returns for 2018

Whilst two of Guernsey’s own elite endurance athletes and previous festival competitors, Lee Merrien and Sarah Mercier, are deep in Commonwealth preparations of their own for the Gold Coast Games, former English Commonwealth Games athlete Zara Hyde-Peters OBE has confirmed that she will again return once again to compete in…

Reigning Champions confirmed for 2018 Intertrust Easter Running Festival
06 Mar
3:37

Reigning Champions confirmed for 2018 Intertrust Easter Running Festival

Reigning champion Jacob O’Hara is confirmed as an entry and will defend his overall title in the four race 2018 Intertrust Easter Running Festival. O’Hara will come under strong pressure from an improved local field though with several athletes in good form and both the 5k and 10k course records…

Intertrust Easter Festival – Online entry goes live
24 Jan
10:13

Intertrust Easter Festival – Online entry goes live

It is time for getting your entries in for the big Easter event. Online entry is now available for Intertrust Easter Festival. The online entry allows you to easily choose to enter all four events or just the three individual events (i.e. not the relay on Sunday). Within both of…

FNB XC Series Finale – Home Farm
20 Jan
7:58

FNB XC Series Finale – Home Farm

Perfect 10 for Steve –       ( Images Phil Nicolle). With nine titles in the locker Steve Dawes returned after a few years on a cycling sabbatical to round it up to ten with a convincing win in the final event of the 2017/2018 FNB Cross Country Series….

Hampshire Cross Country Championships Roundup
07 Jan
8:11

Hampshire Cross Country Championships Roundup

Strong performances throughout, but Merrien meets his match in Hampshire – by Jamie Ingrouille (image by Phil Nicolle) A large Guernsey contingent took to the muddy grounds of Fairthorne Manor for the Hampshire County Championships and returned with four individual and two team medals. Guernsey Olympian Lee Merrien had to settle…

New Years Day Cross Country
01 Jan
4:36

New Years Day Cross Country

Richard Wickins(above- image courtesy Phil Nicolle), a regular Guernsey parkrun entrant, was the convincing winner of the Guernsey athletics New Years Day Handicap. His time of 41 minutes 15 seconds off a 7 minute handicap made him a 4 minute winner over second placed Will Green. The first female home…

Boxing Day Cross Country
26 Dec
3:03

Boxing Day Cross Country

Commonwealth Marathon selectee Lee Merrien again underlined his class to come home over 2 minutes clear of a 130 strong field in the annual Boxing Day Cross country held over the traditional 4.75 mile L’Ancresse “Full Course” (image Phil Nicolle). In 9th place overall Louise Perrio, like Merrien, was a…