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Summer 2020 Training Camps
08 Jul
11:09

Summer 2020 Training Camps

A form including details of dates and times is available to download below. The camps are for current school years 1 to 6.

Track & Field Fixtures and Events
02 Jul
9:39

Track & Field Fixtures and Events

Guernsey Athletics T&F fixtures are now available to view in full below. The grid also outlines which disciplines will take place and when within the series of fixtures. Discussions are ongoing with Isle of Man Athletics regarding a fixture, therefore there could be a date change depending upon these discussions….

Alastair Chalmers to make his season debut over 300m hurdles
30 Jun
1:07

Alastair Chalmers to make his season debut over 300m hurdles

Sunday 12th July 2020 – Guernsey Athletics Track & Field Meet 2 400m hurdles star Alastair Chalmers will make his 2020 season bow over the shorter distance of 300m hurdles. The 20-year-old recently returned from his training base in Cardiff in order to prepare for and begin his 2020 campaign…

Main pretenders live up to expectations
28 Jun
8:43

Main pretenders live up to expectations

Chris Bain and Abi Galpin were touted to provide the highlights of Guernsey’s first ‘fully normal’ track and field meet of the summer and both duly obliged. The meet was of course also significant nationally as the first full track event to take place in the British Isles, following the…

Galpin and Allaway power to the top of British rankings
14 Jun
6:30

Galpin and Allaway power to the top of British rankings

Abi Galpin (above, photo courtesy of Martin Gray) and Josh Allaway both went top of their respective British rankings for 100m as Footes Lane hosted the British Isles’ first track and field meet of the summer season. The meet was held in Guernsey “Phase 4” conditions with social distancing maintained…

Guernsey to lead the way in the return of competitive T&F athletics
07 Jun
2:03

Guernsey to lead the way in the return of competitive T&F athletics

Competitive athletics returns to the British Isles next Sunday 14th June as Guernsey’s Footes Lane stadium will host the first Track & Field competition of the 2020 summer season. The current regulations rule out certain disciplines such as long distance races and athletes under the age of 18, but Guernsey…

Covid-19 Update: Phase 4
29 May
7:19

Covid-19 Update: Phase 4

Guidance for the Usage of Footes Lane for Training during Phase 4 Regulations regarding age of athletes returning to Club Training as of 30th May Following lengthy discussions and in light of recent guidance from The States of Guernsey, Guernsey Athletics will execute a phased return to training activities over…

Covid-19 Update: 18th May 2020
18 May
6:30

Covid-19 Update: 18th May 2020

Following The States of Guernsey’s announcement on Friday 15th May that Guernsey has now moved into Phase 3, Guernsey Athletics can confirm that overarching restrictions prevent any immediate changes in the club’s activities for the time being. Phase 3 does not allow for people to meet up with more than…

Covid-19 Update: Footes Lane
07 May
9:49

Covid-19 Update: Footes Lane

Following extensive work from Guernsey Athletics, Guernsey Sports Commission and the relevant States of Guernsey department committees, the track at Footes Lane was today made available to the athletics club, albeit with a number of strict regulations in line with necessary Covid-19 precautions. However, due to these regulations, during this…

COVID-19 UPDATE
02 May
1:38

COVID-19 UPDATE

Yesterday (Fri 1st May 2020), the States of Guernsey published updated guidance for recreational activities in the Bailiwick. This is good news for the sport of athletics which has been brought about by the hard work of a number of people within the relevant States committees. The States’ document can…