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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…

NatWest International Island Games 2021 – Guernsey Athletics selection policy
02 Jan
2:37

NatWest International Island Games 2021 – Guernsey Athletics selection policy

Guernsey Athletics have released their selection policy for the forthcoming home edition of the NatWest International Island Games taking place in July 2021. The document can be viewed and downloaded HERE Guernsey Athletics recognises the importance of a home edition of the NatWest International Island Games and has set a…

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…

Performance Rankings 2019
28 Nov
8:32

Performance Rankings 2019

Alastair Chalmers edged ahead of elder brother Cameron in the GAC’s analysis of leading 2019 performances according to IAAF outdoor tables. Ala set a GB U20 400mH record with 50.07 June run in Geneva. Cameron, now a regular member of the relay “Strike 4” has recently been announced on UK…

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…

Training venues for the summer season
20 May
10:42

Training venues for the summer season

Footes Lane track is now closed for the rest of the summer due to the replacement of the track surface and extension to 8-lanes for 2020 onwards. Below are the details for alternative training venues. Senior endurance group: Cambridge Park has been marked with a 400m track and will be…