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Guernsey endurance running’s greatest day?

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60 of GIAAC’s endurance athletes from ages 10+ headed off to the Hampshire Cross Country Championships held near Botley at the weekend. They emerged from the championships very muddy and celebrating what might have been the best day in Guernsey distance running’s history. Read Paul Ingrouille’s article on the GIAAC website :http://guernseyathletics.org.gg/…/hampshire-xc-champs-2016…/

Time to hit the dirt!

Shortening days, falling leaves, a chill in the air can only mean one thing to seasoned runners – it’s time for Cross Country!  Whilst the very phrase cross country may evoke memories of school-day dread, cross country running  is one of the best things a runner can do to build strength which will enhance every aspect of recreational and competitive running.  GIAAC’s winter cross country series is now open for registration and the multi division format enabling athletes to race distances that are manageable for them whilst also providing a friendly competitive element by pitching runners of similar abilities together.

Five fixtures running from Delancey Park on Saturday 31st October to a finale in February at Home Farm (Rear of Saumarez Park) the series provide a variety of terrains to sample.

More details and a link to the registration page can be found on the GIAAC website : http://guernseyathletics.org.gg/events/fnb-cross-country-series/
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GIAAC Cross Country Series Race 5 – Home Farm

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This weekend (Sat 7th December) sees race 5 in GIAAC cross country league take place at Home Farm – that’s the fields behind Saumarez Park. For the athletes contesting Divisions 3 to 5 and the junior divisions it is the final fixture with premium points awarded. Divisions 1 & 2 won’t get decided until Boxing Day.

New comers are still welcome to join in the fun – novice ladies compete over 2 miles whilst Division 4 is run over 3 miles, so there is something for everyone.

See GIAAC’s website for more details: http://runnow.eu/2013/12/training/the-workout-tempo-runs_2006