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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…

Easter Running Festival 2020: update
17 Mar
6:07

Easter Running Festival 2020: update

Guernsey Athletics Club confirm the cancellation of the Easter Running Festival 2020.  As always, the health and safety of all the participants – runners, officials, marshals and other support services – are at the forefront of our minds when organising such an event. We are all by now aware of…

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 Imperial 10 mile
01 Mar
6:46

Chertsey House Imperial 10 mile

Surprisingly pleasant conditions greeted relieved runners, as James Priest took the win on a second consecutive weekend, with a time of 55:56, two and a half minutes ahead of Carl Holden, giving him a 10k and 10mile championship double. Returning to local racing after a 6 month hiatus, Chris Gillman…

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…

Event Rankings 2019
20 Dec
2:54

Event Rankings 2019

The Guernsey Athletics Club has released the year end rankings for 2019 performed by Guernsey qualified athletes.  http://guernseyathletics.org.gg/download/results/2019_results/MensRankings2019.pdf http://guernseyathletics.org.gg/download/results/2019_results/WomensRankings2019.pdf The previously released IAAF points lists showed that Cameron Chalmers’ 45.84 400m was edged by brother Ala’s 50.07 400mH GB U20 record as the standout performances but senior island records were…