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Guernsey Athletics/Lee Merrien Running Park 5km
12 Mar
12:33

Guernsey Athletics/Lee Merrien Running Park 5km

The weather may have been damp but the mild conditions saw a glut of personal best performances through the field in the March edition of the Guernsey Athletics/Lee Merrien Running Park 5km.       (Pictured:-  leading man Carl Holden and leading woman Jenny James – image courtesy Phil Nicolle)…

LMR Saumarez Park 5k – September
23 Sep
11:02

LMR Saumarez Park 5k – September

Alex Rowe drew clear of father Alan to post his first senior victory just days after his 17th Birthday and Louise Perrio was leading woman in the final Saumarez Park 5k race of the year. The race developed like a cross generational version of a Brownlee brothers dual as the…

Lee Merrien Running/GIAAC Park 5km August
26 Aug
9:30

Lee Merrien Running/GIAAC Park 5km August

Michael Batiste became only the second local runner to dip below the 16 minute barrier for the Saumarez Park 5k loop with a dominant gun to tape victory in the August edition of the LMR/GIAAC Park 5km event. Carl Holden emerged from a hard fought battle with Dan Galpin to…

Lee Merrien/GIAAC Saumarez Park 5k – July
01 Aug
7:25

Lee Merrien/GIAAC Saumarez Park 5k – July

Josh Lewis took the race by the scruff of the neck and led from start to finish. After several island games appearances in swimming Lewis signalled his  standing as a triathlete with a podium placing earlier this month in the Jersey triathlon and here he showed his running strength with…

Lee Merrien/GIAAC Saumarez Park 5k – June
25 Jun
7:19

Lee Merrien/GIAAC Saumarez Park 5k – June

Carl Holden ran the previous weekend’s half marathon out of his legs and posted a comfortable win in 17 minutes exactly but whilst Holden continues his busy race program Sarah Mercier, who has raced sparingly of late, returned to challenge the top men and was a good overall 4th place…

Saumarez Park 5k – May
28 May
7:15

Saumarez Park 5k – May

James Gower led from the start to win the May Saumarez Park 5k but had to dig in over the final stages to hold off a spirited finish from James de Garis. Gower had quickly built up a small lead with De Garis and Sammy Galpin tracking him from a…

Saumarez Park 5km – April
29 Apr
9:17

Saumarez Park 5km – April

After a break from serious racing Mike Wilesmith got himself back in the swing of things with a victory in the opening race of the monthly LeeMerrienRunning Friday evening  Saumarez Park 5K events. 18 year old Dan Galpin tracked Wilesmith for the opening half of the race but the elastic…

Chertsey House 5km – Saumarez Park
24 Jan
12:29

Chertsey House 5km – Saumarez Park

Matt Loveridge followed on from his cross country victory of last week to lead the 90 strong field from the start and win the opening Saumarez Park 5km of 2016 in 16 minutes 24 seconds. Jason James (16 min 49 seconds) returned from injury to hold off a strong run…

Lee Merrien Running / GIAAC 5k in the Park : Review of 2015
08 Dec
8:15

Lee Merrien Running / GIAAC 5k in the Park : Review of 2015

The 2015 season of LMR/GIAAC 5k events is over – how did you do ? In all 9 races were staged and a total of 559 performances posted by 255 individuals  – an average of 62 finishers per race. The Top 20 male & female runners are tabulated below –…

LMR Park 5k – November
30 Nov
12:16

LMR Park 5k – November

Results of the final 5k of 2015 are here:-