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FNB Cross Country 2 – Stonecrusher
10 Nov
6:21

FNB Cross Country 2 – Stonecrusher

James Priest and Sarah Mercier shone again and repeated their race victories from the series opener 3 weeks ago but while a resurgent Andrew van Kints pushed Priest all the way in the 4 mile event Mercier was a clear third overall in the 130+ field and had an easier…

Zedra Primary X Challenge – Results and Photos
24 Oct
12:40

Zedra Primary X Challenge – Results and Photos

The results of the event are available for download below and the official photos can be found here.

FNB XC 1 – Delancey
20 Oct
6:13

FNB XC 1 – Delancey

Priest Continues on steep improvement ramp (James Priest, Sarah Mercier and start of race featured in Phil Nicolle’s images). Three years ago James Priest turned up as a novice runner and placed 40th in his first ever serious senior level cross country event but the opening fixture of the 2018/19…

News : Club Champs XC & Volunteering Strategy
11 Oct
6:29

News : Club Champs XC & Volunteering Strategy

The Club Championships Cross Country returns to local soil with a new course based at Les Norgiots(St. Andrews, nr to Little Chapel/La Villaize). The race, scheduled for Saturday 15th December, will mirror the Senior championship distances to be run at the County event in January. There may also be scope…

FNB continue support / Cross Country Series Entry Open
07 Sep
1:27

FNB continue support / Cross Country Series Entry Open

The dates and entry details are now available for the popular FNB Cross Country Series 2018/19. The series follows a similar format to usual with monthly races from October through to January but promises a new, yet to be finalised, course for the finale event. Distances range from 3–6 miles…

Summer Full Course Cross Country
13 Jul
6:37

Summer Full Course Cross Country

The summer edition of Guernsey’s definitive route produced a tight race as Carl Holden(41 in Phil Nicolle’s image) forced the pace in the final stages to draw clear of a pack of 5 runners and cross the line a mere two seconds clear in 26 minutes 27 minutes.    A…

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…