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Summer Full Course Roundup
10 Aug
9:12

Summer Full Course Roundup

Amy and Perrio victorious in quintessential cross country race– write-up by Jamie Ingrouille, photo by Phil Nicolle Peter Amy braved blustery conditions to leave behind a sizeable field in this year’s summer rendition of the traditional 4.75-mile ‘Full Course’. Amy led from the start to record a new personal best…

PwC Cliff Path Series Race 1 – 6m
30 Jul
1:43

PwC Cliff Path Series Race 1 – 6m

Luke Richards removed 5 minutes from his 2yr old previous best to win a close race in the opening event of the four race PwC cliff path series  (image Phil Nicolle – Luke Richards [31] part hidden behind Jason James[19] ). The challenging 6 mile route took the runners from…

Intertrust Easter Festival Relay
16 Apr
1:50

Intertrust Easter Festival Relay

The  “fit by June”  team of Guernsey Athletics junior runners emerged as winners in the 4 x 1 Mile Cross Country relay event. In a large field of 45 teams the quartet of Joseph Yeaman, Alex Rowe, Chris Way and Ed Mason finished in 19 minutes 51 seconds and were…

Keith Falla Memorial XC
15 Apr
2:05

Keith Falla Memorial XC

O’Hara and Perrio again victorious in day two of 2017 Easter Festival – Jamie Ingrouille reports Today’s 4.75 mile cross-country race saw repeat victories for Portsmouth’s Jacob O’Hara and Guernsey’s Louise Perrio in their respective gender divisions. 16-year old Jacob O’Hara earned his second win of the weekend by breaking clear…

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…