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Ala shows consistency ahead of big performance from Peter
07 Aug
4:05

Ala shows consistency ahead of big performance from Peter

Alastair Chalmers walked away from Footes Lane rather underwhelmed by a winning time that was virtually identical to the one that had left him overjoyed just 11 days earlier. That is the nature of athletics when you are part of the tough elite end of the sport. His former training…

A new Sprint Queen
02 Aug
5:21

A new Sprint Queen

Abi Galpin lead the way on a great day for sprints as she sliced over a third of a second off the Island 200m record and also edged inside the U23 100m mark set by all-time great Kylie Robilliard. Galpin has had the record in her sights ever since she…

Hot competition as the shot circle and runways take centre stage
31 Jul
9:47

Hot competition as the shot circle and runways take centre stage

An exceptionally warm evening brought about some big PB’s across the full range of age groups and events. Whilst Jonny Guille took the win and seems to be finding his way back into form, it was a couple of under 15’s who caught the eye. Guille’s winning mark of 6.27m…

Chalmers does it again
26 Jul
9:20

Chalmers does it again

For the second time in two weeks, Alastair Chalmers dazzled over the hurdles at Footes Lane with a performance that will be noticed across the country. After storming to 4th in the all-time British list for 300m hurdles last time out, this time he dived over the line to secure…

An evening for the youngsters to shine
17 Jul
10:15

An evening for the youngsters to shine

The first Thursday evening meet of the track and field season saw a number of youngsters steal the limelight from the recent established headline grabbers Abi Galpin and Chris Bain. It was Chris’ younger sister Kate (above, far left) who arguably posted the most impressive performance of the night overall…

Chalmers goes 4th fastest Brit of all time – plus Mercier and Galpin break Island records
12 Jul
6:16

Chalmers goes 4th fastest Brit of all time – plus Mercier and Galpin break Island records

Alastair Chalmers more than lived up to his headline billing with an astounding performance over 300m hurdles at Footes Lane. Chalmers rarely shys away from disclosing his time goals ahead of races, and had told ITV Channel Islands that we was looking to post a time in the 35sec range,…

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….

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…

Guernsey team named for Welsh Athletics U20 International
22 Jul
2:34

Guernsey team named for Welsh Athletics U20 International

Guernsey will compete at the Welsh Athletics U20 International on Wednesday in a match with England regions, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Welsh Schools. Guernsey will be spearheaded by recent NatWest International Island Games medallists Rhiannon Dowinton and Abi Galpin along with senior Island record holder Sia Banbury, whilst relay…

Chalmers book flights to Sweden with victories in Bedford
24 Jun
9:51

Chalmers book flights to Sweden with victories in Bedford

Alastair Chalmers was up first on Sunday morning at the England Athletics U23/U20 Championships in Bedford. The event incorporates the Trial for both the European age group championships to be held next month. The 400m hurdler was a red-hot favourite and lived up to this billing – coming up just…