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New Year’s Day 4.75mile Cross Country
02 Jan
2:03

New Year’s Day 4.75mile Cross Country

After helping mark the course earlier in the day it was perhaps fitting that junior runner Olly Blake was first across the line in the annual graded start(handicapped) new year’s  day cross country.  Summer Woodhead posted the fastest actual time over the 2.7 mile Half Course with 17:06. Taking advantage…

Boxing Day Cross Country
26 Dec
1:29

Boxing Day Cross Country

by Jamie Ingrouille The Bath University boys produced an impressive 1-2 in this year’s Boxing Day Cross Country – although in a field of record numbers, the next podium place went to none other than in-form Sarah Mercier. Richard Bartram sped home towards the Rocque Balan finish line to take…

2018 event rankings
23 Dec
8:18

2018 event rankings

2018 event rankings The Guernsey Athletics Club has released the year end rankings for 2018 performed by Guernsey qualified athletes. Athletics Weekly have recently issued their end year statistics and we have recently released the absolute analysis based on IAAF points which show that Cameron Chalmers’ 45.75 400m and brother…

Guernsey Athletes IAAF Points Lists 2018
20 Dec
3:59

Guernsey Athletes IAAF Points Lists 2018

Guernsey Athletics has been getting some very good coverage recently and The Guernsey Press have kindly supplied their story on the recently compiled IAAF points rankings (GP Story shown below in italics).  The rankings use the IAAF outdoor tables to translate the best scoring event per athlete and the leading…

Chertsey House 10k
25 Nov
6:37

Chertsey House 10k

Fast improving James Priest fell an agonising 2 seconds short in his bid for an Island Games development standard. Ryan Burling predictably crossed the line first but rather than target his own course best time he was content with pacemaking duties and assisting occasional training partner Priest(shown on the left…

Cliff Path Series – Final Tables
24 Oct
9:34

Cliff Path Series – Final Tables

Jim De Garis claimed the overall Gsy AC Cliff Path title with maximum points but in the other leagues things were less clear cut.  De Garis was a clear winner ahead of newcomers Kirk Bourgaize and Steve Saunders. Following a cycle accident Chris Travers was an unfortunate absentee in the…

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…

Cliff Path Series 1 – 6 Mile
05 Aug
1:46

Cliff Path Series 1 – 6 Mile

-by Jamie Ingrouille, photo from Steve Mann In-form James De Garis comfortably strung out the field in today’s Cliff Series opener, contested over the Havelet-Petit Port-Havelet loop (6 miles) on a sweltering morning. De Garis was already out of sight of his nearest contenders Ben Langlois and Jamie Ingrouille by…

Fort Group Summer Series – 5k in the Park
08 Jun
1:43

Fort Group Summer Series – 5k in the Park

Alex Rowe proved his versatility to win the first of the 4 race Fort Group Summer series.  After posting a superb top 10 national ranking steeplechase performance only 5 days earlier he drew on his flat speed to hold off returning Bath student Dan Galpin over the four lap Saumarez…

Chertsey House Imperial 10 – course record for Burling
04 Feb
6:29

Chertsey House Imperial 10 – course record for Burling

Record numbers on course, record numbers on clock in Imperial 10 – by Jamie Ingrouille, image Phil Nicolle Ryan Burling and Louise Perrio claimed impressive victories in a blustery Chertsey House Imperial 10 miler, with the former setting a new course record. Burling stormed away to leave behind a record field…