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Olympian Morse to headline high class discus contest
11 Aug
1:32

Olympian Morse to headline high class discus contest

London 2012 discus thrower Brett Morse (above) will head the entries in what promises to be the best discus competition the Channel Islands has ever seen. His fellow Great Britain thrower, Jersey’s Zane Duquemin, has helped in co-ordinating the competition and will himself be in action. Duquemin represented Great Britain as…

Porter shows quality in penultimate Intertrust fixture
09 Aug
11:34

Porter shows quality in penultimate Intertrust fixture

The final Intertrust T&F Challenge series event before the season highlight of the Intertrust Athletics Games saw sprint performances again blunted by a troublesome cross-wind but Sophie Porter (above in action in Bahamas) made light work of it in the 300m hurdles as she recorded her 2nd-fastest time over the…

Gsy Ac / LMR Park 5km – August
05 Aug
7:48

Gsy Ac / LMR Park 5km – August

Peter Amy(pictured, Phil Nicolle) clocked up his second Park 5k win in succession with another sub 17 minute run and James De Garis, a veteran of fifty Saumarez Park 5k events, ran a course personal best of 17 minutes 19 seconds for a well run second place. Louise Perrio completed…

Intertrust Athletics Games confirmed for Saturday 2nd September
31 Jul
12:38

Intertrust Athletics Games confirmed for Saturday 2nd September

Intertrust Athletics Games – the island’s premier track and field meet – returns for 2017 on Saturday 2nd September. As last year – Footes Lane will stage elite and local events during the programme, and this year will include the majority of Intertrust Track & Field Challenge Final programme that was originally…

Lee Merrien Gsy AC Park 5k – July
08 Jul
6:58

Lee Merrien Gsy AC Park 5k – July

Peter Amy (232 above) returned from injury to post a promising sub 17 minute run and win the July edition of the Lee Merrien Running/Gsy AC Saumarez Park 5k. After a positive start Chris Gillman hung on to break 18 minutes for second place with Jim De Garis third. Kate…

Guernsey Dairy Milk Run 2017
18 Jun
3:04

Guernsey Dairy Milk Run 2017

Husband & Wife duo Richard Friedrich and Ulrike Maisch double victory in 2017 half. In hot conditions Richard Friedrich won a war of attrition and drew clear of Waverley’s Christopher Peck and three times winner Steve Dawes in the closing stages to repeat his 2015 win. Ulrike defended her title…

Winning return for Dawes LMR Park 5k – May
26 May
9:37

Winning return for Dawes LMR Park 5k – May

Winning return for Dawes. After several years focussing on two wheels Steve Dawes continued his return back to two legs with a solid victory in the May edition of the Lee Merrien Running Summer 5k series. Carl Holden ran a solid race to stretch the returning multiple island champion but…

Lesbirel obliterates 23-year old 200m record
26 May
10:45

Lesbirel obliterates 23-year old 200m record

Like the women’s 400m on Sunday, Thursday’s 200m received top billing and was promoted as a battle between 200m athlete Hannah Lesbirel and 400m specialist Indi Gallagher. It was safe to say that the race lived up to expectations as both women attacked the bend and were neck and neck…

Gallagher takes U20 record as 400m lives up to top billing
21 May
2:10

Gallagher takes U20 record as 400m lives up to top billing

In stark contrast to the first event of the series, the sun was beating down for the second fixture of the Intertrust Track & Field Challenge. The women’s 400m looked to be the standout event in terms of the island’s elite athletes, and it certainly lived up to that billing…

Curtis looking English Schools-bound following strong debut in the 400m hurdles
01 May
12:11

Curtis looking English Schools-bound following strong debut in the 400m hurdles

The end of official drought in Guernsey was ill-timed for those athletes looking to open their seasons at the opening meeting of the Intertrust Track & Field Challenge series. The athletes were met with scattered patches of rain for much of the event and the sprinters were also met with…