Athletics

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Wilesmith eases away from challengers

MIKE WILESMITH strengthened his grip on the FNB Winter League cross-country overall title with a convincing win in the six-mile Stonecrusher event at L’Ancresse.

Loveridge on track for overall All Terrain

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MATT LOVERIDGE’S track pedigree was evident as he duly won last night’s track event in the OSA All Terrain Challenge and drew a further five seconds clear in the overall classification.

Merrien eyes Rio 2016 despite injury

Picture by Max Coomer 19/04/14. Cross Country at L'Ancresse. No 1 Lee Merrien

LEE MERRIEN will not retire from athletics, even though he will miss the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow later this month and will not be able to run again for up to three months.

Hampden will roar

Athletics - 2014 Commonwealth Games - Scotland Team Photocall - Hampden Park

GUERNSEY’S elite athletes cannot wait to hear the famous ‘Hampden Roar’ after Glasgow 2014 yesterday revealed the city’s spectacular new world-class athletics arena following the stunning transformation of Scotland’s National Stadium.

GIAAC aim 10 years ahead

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THEY have been arguably responsible for landing more Island Games gold medals than any other Sarnian sport over the last 10 years, now athletics and, more specifically, the GIAAC is planning for another decade of success and development.

Marathon hopeful wins coastal slog

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IN SEVEN weeks' time in Barcelona Mike Wilesmith makes another attempt at achieving the Commonwealth Games qualification time for the marathon.