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Summer Full Course XC Merrien still top.
28 Jun
7:01

Summer Full Course XC Merrien still top.

Image Martin Gray / Guernsey Sport Photography It was perhaps fitting that the overall course record holder was present when out-of-stadia athletics returned its traditional L’Ancresse Full Course ‘home’ and sure enough course record holder Lee Merrien cruised to a comfortable victory from James Priest and crossed the line over…

Virtual Mile & 5k
08 Jun
6:41

Virtual Mile & 5k

Over sixty runners from across the Channel Islands took part in the third of GAC’s virtual events this weekend. Runners were invited to submit 1 mile and/or 5k GPS tracked times run in the window June 4th-7th. Jersey’s James Faudemer was leading miler with 4:19 and Jenny James ran a…

Virtual 1m/5m & Relays April 30th – May 3rd 2020
18 May
7:58

Virtual 1m/5m & Relays April 30th – May 3rd 2020

From his base in Wales Luke Williams(24:52 5m, 4:31 1m) was the fastest overall runner across the two legs with Jenny James(28:11, 4:57) the leading woman. It was Jenny however who took the ‘overall title’ courtesy of the 88% grading average afforded to women bringing her times to 24:49, 4:22…

Virtual National Road Relays
12 Apr
8:15

Virtual National Road Relays

Virtual National Road Relay 5k: Last weekend saw many of the club’s endurance runners take the opportunity of national level competition by posting a solo recorded 5k Strava/Garmin run on a course of their choice at any time during the day. Younger athletes were overseen by householders, whilst many others…

Chertsey House Park 5k
15 Mar
1:42

Chertsey House Park 5k

Sam Lesley ended his Chertsey House series campaign on a high though he had to correct a navigational error midway through the race before catching and passing Carl Holden in the final 400m. Lesley crossed the finish line in 16:45 just 6 seconds clear of Holden and a total field…

Chertsey House Park 5k – Update
13 Mar
11:45

Chertsey House Park 5k – Update

We have been closely following both Guernsey and UK Government advice on Coronavirus. https://www.gov.gg/coronavirus As it stands the Chertsey Park 5k on Sunday 15th March is ON. Please see Details Here for information and pre-race briefing(to minimise time on start line). We ask that anyone suffering symptoms of flu (cough,…

Father’s Day Half Marathon – Entry Open
24 Feb
9:15

Father’s Day Half Marathon – Entry Open

With Butterfield stepping in a new sponsor it is business as usual for the June Father’s Day Half Marathon on June 21st. More details:- http://guernseyathletics.org.gg/events/half/

Chertsey House 10k
23 Feb
4:28

Chertsey House 10k

After a break from racing James Priest made light work of damp, windy conditions and led the 109-strong field from the Pembroke start to cross the North Beach finish line over a minute clear of Sam Lesley. (Phil Nicolle’s image shows Priest, Lesley and third placed Will Bodkin already established…

Chertsey Road 5
02 Feb
1:58

Chertsey Road 5

Sam Lesley sped home at the front of a record field in the opening 5 mile race of the 2020 Chertsey House Road Race series. Whilst Mel Nicolle surprised herself with a personal best run to finish top woman. On a windy day not conducive to fast times the race…

FNB XC Series Finale – Footes Lane
19 Jan
6:27

FNB XC Series Finale – Footes Lane

Richard Friedrich and Jenny James are the FNB Cross country champions of the 2019/20 season. (images Phil Nicolle). On a tight one-mile loop course with a surprisingly wet section each had to yield their races to James Priest and Sarah Mercier respectively but consistency over the four races earned them…