Athletics

GIAAC athletes gearing up for Games

Le Masuriers athletics open. 400mh. Sam Wallbridge. Picture: JON GUEGAN

THE trio of Ed Mason, Cameron Chalmers and newcomer James Bougourd all shone as Guernsey’s top athletes were in action at the FB Fields last weekend.

Guernsey athletes to take on Britain's best

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

GUERNSEY’S endurance athletes may not have the traditional end of season cross-country inter-insular to look forward to, but they have much bigger fish to fry with their invitation to this weekend’s Home Counties Championships held at Antrim this weekend.

Emery runs off script

Picture By Peter Frankland. 06-12-14 Cross country running at Home Farm.

DAVE EMERY won the penultimate event in the five-race FNB Winter League series, but the man who had most to celebrate was runner-up Mike Wilesmith.

Wilesmith eases away from challengers

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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.

Individual cross country league titles up for grabs

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WITH three of last year’s race winners out of the picture before the first starting hooter, there is every chance of a new champion as a new FNB Cross Country League gets under way at Delancey Park tomorrow afternoon.

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.