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Hampshire League- November -QE Park/Butser Hill
12 Nov
7:10

Hampshire League- November -QE Park/Butser Hill

Nine Guernsey athletes braved wet and windy conditions  as well as the infamous Butser Hill at November’s Hampshire League meet. Seniors Ed Mason and Pete Amy were 31st and 36th out of a quality field of 270 runners. Ed was a solid 6th U20 “it was more like a fell…

National Cross Country Relays – U20 Teams
08 Nov
6:25

National Cross Country Relays – U20 Teams

Guernsey’s FNB supported U20 endurance runners came so close to a top 20 national placing in their National relay debut but their hopes slipped away in the bedlam of a final changeover that saw them drop 10 places. Alex Rowe (seen chasing Sale Harrier Adam Spilsbury) got the A trio…

FNB 1 – Delancey 3m
14 Oct
5:09

FNB 1 – Delancey 3m

Image – the leading trio – L-R Pete Amy, Richard Friedrich, Alex Rowe. Richard Friedrich may not race often but when he does he is a difficult man to beat as it proved again in the opening 3 Mile event of the 2017/2018 FNB Cross Country series. The race unfolded…

FNB Cross Country league 2017/18 – Event Preview
27 Sep
11:33

FNB Cross Country league 2017/18 – Event Preview

Entries from athletes  covering all ages and all standards have been streaming in and the 2017/18 FNB Cross Country league looks to be heading for its biggest fields yet. Reigning Champions Louise Perrio and David Emery have already registered but the event’s appeal extends beyond such island games level athletes…

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…