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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…

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…

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…

Intertrust Track & Field Challenge 2017
10 Apr
11:15

Intertrust Track & Field Challenge 2017

The Intertrust Track & Field Challenge returns for 2017 and will begin on Sunday 30th April at Footes Lane. All fixtures and timetable information is located in the PDF here. Note an update was posted on 10th April to add a 5,000m into the August event, and as a result…

Competitive javelin action closes out summer season
06 Sep
11:47

Competitive javelin action closes out summer season

Not for the first time this summer, the javelin was the main point of interest at Footes Lane as the local Track & Field season drew to a close. The distances were not as spectacular as the 70m throws witnessed at the season’s highlight, the Intertrust Athletics Games back in…

Wallbridge and Lesbirel shun weather to maintain consistency
08 Aug
11:17

Wallbridge and Lesbirel shun weather to maintain consistency

The weather put a quite literal dampener on proceedings at Footes Lane for yesterday’s Intertrust Track & Field Challenge fixture. Sam Wallbridge and Hannah Lesbirel (above) turned out the highest quality performances but plenty of others battled the cool winds to post strong times and distances. Wallbridge was first up,…

Chalmers drops down distance to take another record
01 Aug
3:40

Chalmers drops down distance to take another record

He has been making waves over the 400m for months but Cameron Chalmers finally took to the track over a shorter distance yesterday and duly lowered the Island U20 record to 10.77sec. It was a scintillating run on a clear sunny day at Footes Lane, and he and the other…