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New Years Day Handicap XC
01 Jan
6:43

New Years Day Handicap XC

  Congratulations to the 74 runners who started their 2017 athletics year with some strong running in good conditions for the GIAAC new year’s handicap race. It was good to see Michel Davy leading home the men’s race in a very respectable 44 minutes off an eight minute handicap(actual time…

2016 Top Performers- IAAF Tables
31 Dec
7:48

2016 Top Performers- IAAF Tables

The IAAF Points tables allow comparison of performances across events and have been used for several years now by the GIAAC as a measure of how Guernsey’s top 15 athletes compare against each other and also to previous years. Only the  best performance by each athlete is listed.

Guernsey Event Rankings 2016
26 Dec
8:28

Guernsey Event Rankings 2016

Year end event rankings 2016 GIAAC has released the year end rankings for 2016 performed by Guernsey qualified athletes. In recent years the best performances often come in the ‘island games year’ but this year saw three Guernsey athletes gain GB selection to major championships.   Lee Merrien(European Champs, half marathon),…

Boxing Day Full Course 2016
26 Dec
2:33

Boxing Day Full Course 2016

On form Mercier challenges men for podium places. (image Phil Nicolle). With the county championships less than two weeks away Sarah Mercier further underlined her form to remove 25 seconds from her personal best for the annual event and challenge some of the island’s leading men all the way to…

Dogbreaker – Full Cliff Path 15 – PwC Race 4
09 Oct
8:08

Dogbreaker – Full Cliff Path 15 – PwC Race 4

Tiaan Erwee arrived with the brilliantly emblazoned T-Shirt “ain’t no distance long enough”, dominated the race and claimed the plaudits as the 2016 King of the Cliffs by winning both the overall PwC Cliff series title and the Guernsey Tom Trophy as the winner of the 15 mile Full Cliff…

PwC Cliff Path race 3 – Pleinmont-Icart 10m
18 Sep
8:53

PwC Cliff Path race 3 – Pleinmont-Icart 10m

Tiaan Erwee posted another win to move to the top of the overall PwC Cliff Path series standings and Nikki Neal consolidated her position as leading woman. Whilst Iain Lowe still tops the division two rankings his top placing is under threat with both Ben Foote (10th Overall) and Barrie…

Mind / GIAAC 10k
11 Sep
2:11

Mind / GIAAC 10k

Dan Galpin repeated his victory of last year to lead in a big field of over 230 finishers.  Women runners made up half the field and they were headed by 19th placed Sabrina Amy.  Full results below. The event though is about much more than the first few across the…

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 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…

Pilates for Running course
31 Mar
1:13

Pilates for Running course

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