STEPH TWELL dug as deep as she could to ensure that the Intertrust Golden meeting – battered all afternoon by the strong winds – did not end without a new allcomers’ best.
UPWARDS of half a dozen all-comers’ records are under severe threat in tomorrow’s highlight of the domestic track and field season.
THE island’s strength in middle-distance running is making its way into the senior schools.
FOR the second time in five days Louise Perrio has bettered one of her own island distance records.
WHILE it will be Steph Twell who lines up as women’s favourite for the Mourant Ozannes Town Front Mile, there will be another competitor on the start line with a unique claim to fame.
MORE than a decade after their last success, Elizabeth College got their hands back on the Hutchence Cup in dramatic fashion at Footes Lane last weekend.
LEE GARLAND will long go down in history as one of Guernsey athletics’ most versatile track runners, highly capable at just about everything except sprinting.
LOUISE PERRIO is long out of her junior days, but it was the island’s county champion cross-country star who upstaged the youngsters at Footes Lane yesterday.
DEVELOPMENT is the buzzword for Guernsey’s athletes after a new-look team has been named for this summer’s NatWest Island Games in Bermuda.
TOM DRUCE laid claim to the island 200m record at the Hampshire County Championships over the weekend and in doing so made himself the sole owner of the island’s senior men’s sprint records – ranging from 100 to 600 metres.
STEPH TWELL is among a string of international athletes confirmed for next month’s big Intertrust Golden Meeting, the high point of the domestic track and field calendar.
GEOFF KING has given the thumbs up to the island’s middle distance runners enjoying a great summer, including success at the NatWest Island Games in Bermuda.
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