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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…

Intertrust Track & Field Challenge – schedule changes and September date switch
27 Jul
10:27

Intertrust Track & Field Challenge – schedule changes and September date switch

Some changes have been made to the final three fixtures of the Intertrust Track & Field Challenge schedule. Changes are highlighted in yellow and in red type.

Mortimore and Reid show their class at Intertrust Athletics Games
18 Jul
11:23

Mortimore and Reid show their class at Intertrust Athletics Games

Matti Mortimore wowed the Footes Lane crowd with an awesome display of javelin throwing at Footes Lane on Saturday. Leon Reid (above) did not disappoint either as he equalled the Guernsey all-comers’ record with 10.40sec in the 100m. Mortimore added his name to the Guernsey all-comers’ list in emphatic style –…

British number 1 to grace Footes Lane
14 Jul
4:26

British number 1 to grace Footes Lane

The British number 1 javelin thrower, Matti Mortimore (above), will lead the entries in undoubtedly the highest standard of javelin competition to ever take place on the island. Spectators can expect to see Mortimore launch his javelin close to three-quarters of the Footes Lane pitch on Saturday, as his PB set…

All-star cast revealed for men’s 100m
13 Jul
3:52

All-star cast revealed for men’s 100m

Five more high calibre athletes are confirmed for Saturday’s Intertrust Athletics Games at Footes Lane to join Leon Reid and Deji Tobais who were named as leading entries yesterday. Two of the sprinters are returning to Guernsey for their second visit – namely Greg Cackett (left), who won the corresponding…