Guernsey Race Walking : Sarnia Walking Club

November 17, 2019

North Side road walks

Sunday November 17th 2019

Sarnia Walking Club

10 and 5 kilometres road walks

North Side, Vale, Guernsey

Two break the hour in 10 kilometres walk

Stuart Le Noury dominated the 10 kilometres walk as he cruised to a satisfying win in 52.30 on the four lap North Side circuit. With the shorter distance of 5 kilometres starting at the same time, he was still too fast for the winner of that event, as Rob Elliott crossed in 30.49. Stuart had passed his halfway point in 26.16. 

Donna Allan, in the 10 kilometres race, had started steadily and overtaken Rob Elliott after one kilometre and opened up a 40 metres lead, but slowed on the second lap giving Elliott a target as he closed the gap slightly as he neared his finish line. Donna hit her halfway point in 30.40. She picked up the pace on the third lap walking at close to the hour pace, with a 15.04 lap and then really pushed on to record a sub 14 minutes last lap to crack the hour mark with a final time of 59.42.

Third place in the 10 kilometres went to Kay Coulson in 1.16.07. In the shorter race, Kevin Le Noury finished second ahead of Peter Beckerleg and Mick Le Sauvage who tied for third place.

10 kms

1 Stuart Le Noury M 52.30

2 Donna Allan W40 59.42

3 Kay Coulson W50 1.16.07

5 Kms

1 Rob Elliott M60 30.49

2 Kevin Le Noury M60 34.18

3= Peter Beckerleg M60 38.13

3= Mick Le Sauvage M80 38.13

November 10, 2019

Bob Wright Mile

Sunday November 10th 2019

Sarnia Walking Club

Bob Wright Handicap Series Race Three

1 mile track walk

Osmond Priaulx, Footes Lane, Guernsey

Win for Ellis Lockwood

DSC_0621Ellis Lockwood, the youngest in the field, made light work of those set off in front of him in the third race of the Bob Wright Handicap Series to cross the line first in the one mile race. Masters walker Kevin Le Noury held off his fast finishing son Stuart Le Noury to take second place eight seconds behind Ellis. Mick Le Sauvage set an inaugural Guernsey age best for the M80 age group, with Rob Elliott clipping less than a second from Terry Bates age group best track time.

Stuart Le Noury (left, closing down on Kevin) set the fastest time of the day with his 7.32, with Donna Allan the fastest woman with 9.18.

1 Ellis Lockwood U15 11.38 (watch time) / 1.15 (handicap) / 10.23 (actual time)

2 Kevin Le Noury M60 11.46 / 1.15 / 10.31

3 Stuart Le Noury M 11.47 / 4.15 / 7.32

4 Kay Coulson 12.09 / 0.45 / 11.24

5= Dave Dorey M70 12.17 / 0.00 / 12.17

5=Mick Le Sauvage M80  12.17 / 0.45 / 11.32

7 Phil Lockwood M45 12.18 / 2.15 / 10.03

8 Rob Elliott M60 12.20 / 3.00 / 9.20

9 Donna Allan W40 12.33 / 3.15 / 9.18

10 Jayne Le Noury W55 13.40 / 0.00 / 13.40

 

Rob Elliott for SWC

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November 4, 2019

Peter Kendal Pairs Team Cup

Sunday October 27th 2019

Sarnia Walking Club

Peter Kendal Pairs Team Cup

3 kilometres road walk

Les Amarreurs, Vale, Guernsey

Lockwood and Le Sauvage win the Kendal Cup

Phil Lockwood and Mick Le Sauvage teamed up to take the honours in the Kendal Cup by one second from Peter Beckerleg and Kay Coulson. Team members walk together for half the distance before the faster walker is allowed to break away to walk the latter half at their own pace. Handicaps are added on to the faster walkers times with the slower walkers set off on their handicap mark.

Third place went to Stuart Le Noury and Dave Dorey, whilst Kevin Le Noury with no team mate walked a solo 3 kilometres.

Final places with handicaps added

1 Phil Lockwood M45 22.00

2 Peter Beckerleg M60 22.05

3 Kay Coulson W50 22.33

4= Stuart Le Noury M 22.37

4= Mick Le Sauvage M80 22.37

6 Dave Dorey M70 23.34

Team result

1 P Lockwood and M Le Sauvage 44.37

2 P Beckerleg and K Coulson 44.38

3 S Le Noury and D Dorey 46.11

individual actual times

 

1.5 kilometres 

S Le Noury M 7.24

P Lockwood M 45 9.27

P Beckerleg M60 10.13

3 kilometres 

K Le Noury M60 20.26

K Coulson W50 21.03

M Le Sauvage M80 21.07

D Dorey M70 23.34

Full results with handicaps etc Peter Kendal Pairs Team Cup 2019

October 13, 2019

10 kms Delancey

Sunday October 13th 2019

Sarnia Walking Club

Bob Wright Handicap Series Race Two

10 kilometres road walk

Delancey Park, Guernsey

RWA Permit 9092-1

Narrow win for Peter

Walkers were greeted with wet conditions throughout their 10 kilometres race with challenging underfoot conditions with fallen leaves and twigs from the previous nights winds. Undeterred and backing up his second place in the last race Peter Beckerleg secured the handicap win in the second race of the Bob Wright Series with a twenty one seconds advantage over second placed Stuart Le Noury.

Third place, a few seconds behind, was Kevin Le Noury, who on the same starting handicap as the winner, had the winner in close sight throughout the race. Mick Le Sauvage finished in 4th place, with Donna Allan eight seconds behind. Phil Lockwood was a further minute behind with last walker Rob Elliott well behind with a race to forget.

Fastest time of the day was by Stuart Le Noury in 53.33, ahead of leading woman Donna Allan in 1.01.00. 

1 Peter Beckerleg M60 1.20.12 (watch time) / 8.00 (handicap) / 1.12.12 (actual time)

2 Stuart Le Noury M 1.20.33 / 27.00 / 53.33

3 Kevin Le Noury M60 1.20.35 / 8.00 / 1.12.35

4 Mick Le Sauvage M80 1.21.52 / 4.00 / 1.17.52

5 Donna Allan W40 1.22.00 / 21.00 / 1.01.00

6 Phil Lockwood M45 1.22.57 / 14.00 / 1.08.57

7 Rob Elliott M60 1.25.20 / 19.00 / 1.06.20

DNF Kay Coulson W50 5kms 39.52

DNF Dave Dorey M70 5kms 42.05

Rob Elliott for SWC

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September 29, 2019

Bob Wright 5 kms

Sunday September 29th 2019

Bob Wright Handicap Series Race One

5 kilometres road walk

Saumarez Park, Guernsey

First to start keeps the lead

Mick Le Sauvage, the first walker to start in the first race of the Bob Wright Handicap Series, held on to the lead throughout the race to finish in 37.14. He held off second man home Peter Beckerleg by twenty seconds, who in turn kept Kevin Le Noury, who started 30 seconds after him, at bay by the same time difference, with both recording an actual time of 35.04.

With wind and drizzle greeting the walkers for the four lap race, times were a little down to those expected with Stuart Le Noury and Donna Allan recording the fastest mens and womens times respectively. Stuart dipped under 26 minutes with Donna timed at 30.36.

1 Mick Le Sauvage M80 37.14 (watch time) / 0.00 (handicap) / 37.14 (actual time)

2 Peter Beckerleg M60 37.34 / 2.30 / 35.04

3 Kevin Le Noury M60 38.04 / 3.00 / 35.04

4 Phil Lockwood M45 38.13 / 5.30 / 32.43

5 Stuart Le Noury M 38.59 / 13.00 / 25.59

6 Donna Allan W40 39.36 / 9.00 / 30.36

7 Rob Elliott M60 40.00 / 8.00 / 32.00

8 Kay Coulson 41.04 / 1.00 / 40.04

Rob Elliott for SWC

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September 15, 2019

Richmond Trophy 3 kms

Richmond

EllisSunday September 15th 2019

Sarnia Walking Club 

Richmond Trophy sponsored by Richmond Fiduciary Group

3 kilometres handicap walk

Cambridge Park, St Peter Port, Guernsey

Richmond Trophy win for Ellis

Ellis Lockwood, the youngest walker in the race, showed a clean pair of heels to the masters walkers he left behind after the first lap of 4 for the Richmond Trophy. In the handicapped race over 3 kilometres Ellis had built up an eighteen second lead after the early lap and continued to pull away to cross the line in an actual time of 20.24. Second to fourth places place went down to the final straight with Peter Beckerleg taking second place, well down on the winner and four seconds ahead of Kay Coulson in third. Two seconds later Kevin Le Noury finished the race in fourth place.

Mick Le Sauvage, close to his recent Guernsey age best finished in fifth ahead of Phil Lockwood who set the fastest time of the day with his actual time of 19.09. Dave Dorey brought the finishers home in seventh place.

The next walk is on Sunday September 29th at 9.00 am at Saumarez Park. It will be the first walk in the seven race series, with five races to score, for the Bob Wright Handicap Series. Anyone wishing to have a go at race walking will be welcome to compete. The first walk is over 5 kilometres with the other distances being between one mile and 10 kilometres. The series lasts until March 2020 and anyone can take part in any number of the walks. 

1 Ellis Lockwood U/15 21.24 (watch time) / 1.00 (handicap) / 20.24 (actual time)

2 Peter Beckerleg M60 22.38 / 2.15 / 20.23

3 Kay Coulson W50 22.42 / 1.00 / 21.42

4 Kevin Le Noury M60 22.44 / 2.30 / 20.14

5 Mick Le sauvage M80 23.04 / 1.00 / 22.04

6 Phil Lockwood M45 23.09 / 4.00 / 19.09

7 Dave Dorey M70 24.35 / 0.30 / 24.05

Rob Elliott for SWC

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September 1, 2019

Church to Church 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — sarnia @ 3:48 pm

Donna close up 4 milesSunday September 1st 2019

Sarnia Walking Club

19.4 miles Church to Church walk

South Esplanade, St Peter Port, Guernsey

RWA Permit 9064-1

Donna (pictured left after 4 miles) closes in on Island Church to Church best

Only a small field contested this years annual traditional Church to Church walk over a distance of 19.4 miles, held on a hot morning with a welcome breeze, with the high spot of the day being Donna Allans 3.25.18 second place overall, only bettered by mens winner Stuart Le Noury.

This time was only 8 seconds down on the Island best set by Jenny Elliott back in 1984 and would surely have been a lot closer if she had not been hampered by the Sea Front Sunday road closure in the final mile and dodging the big crowds there, with only a tight exit before the final few hundred yards to the finish at Havelet Bay. Donnas time was a huge improvement on her first walk back in 2016 when she recorded 4.04.35 and made up for her missing last years walk on doctors instructions.

Stuart Le Noury 4 milesAs expected the mens winner for the fourth time was Stuart Le Noury (pictured left at 4 miles) in 3.20.14, perhaps down on what he expected to do. At the five miles point after tackling the hard first few uphill miles he found himself with a minutes lead over Jim Ball passing in just under 50 minutes. Donna, taking it a little easier at the start went through in around 53 minutes. At the half way point by the Little Chapel Stuarts 1.42 clocking showed he had extended his lead to around three minutes. Jim Ball was still in the frame but slowing. Moving up the climb at the Monnaie at 11 miles and then the long downhill section to the Friquet and on to the Vale Church 15 miles point Stuart continued to extend his lead going through in 2 hours 30 minutes with plenty of breathing space should he slow down over the final miles. Slow down he did , dropping down to over 11 minute miles with Donna Allan chasing hard. It would have taken a major falling apart for Stuart not to take the overall win, with Donna closing the gap to five minutes come the final reckoning…with that agonising few seconds short of the island best.

Third place went to past winner Jim Ball from Southampton who on little race walking the past year suffered in the final third of the walk, slowing down to pedestrian pace, before crossing the line in just under 3.43.

Fourth place went to another past winner, local walker Rob Elliott. Another one short on training going in to the race, starting steadily and keeping to a fairly even pace throughout to finish in 3.49.

Visitor for the second year Stephen Cartwright finished just outside the four hours barrier and around five minutes slower than last year. Regular visitor from Surrey Walking Club, David Hoben finished a further nine minutes behind, but well ahead off his 2018 walk.

Ed Shillabeeer finishLast man to finish was eighty year old Ed Shillabeer (pictured right). Theres no stopping this man. Ed has won this event four times with a best of 2.40.58 but continues to return to walk on one of his favourite course. His time this year was over two hours slower and was a struggle and comes only weeks after walking 68 miles in 20 hours in the Isle Of Man. Then he was straight to the airport to return home to be at work tomorrow morning. A race walking legend.

Local Phil Lockwood pulled out of the race around Torteval Church with sickness, whilst Colin Bradley, another past winner and sub 2.45 man for the course walked the first 4 miles in 75 minutes, aided by his walking sticks.

Ed Shillabeer

 

Men and Women

1

Stuart Le Noury

Sarnia WC

M

3.20.14

2

Donna Allan

Sarnia WC

W40

3.25.18

3

Jim Ball

Steyning AC

M55

3.42.58

4

Rob Elliott

Sarnia WC

M60

3.49.04

5

Stephen Cartwright

Colchester & Tendring AC

M60

4.00.55

6

David Hoben

Surrey WC

M65

4.10.08

7

Ed Shillabeer

Ilford AC

M80

4.45.42

Phil Lockwood

Sarnia WC

M45

DNF

Colin Bradley

Unattached

M60

DNF

Victory Cup First Channel Islander Men:  Stuart Le Noury

Star Trophy First Channel Islander Women: Donna Allan

Jenny Elliott Salver: Donna Allan

CJ Robins Veterans Tankard, first 40-49 years: Donna Allan

Healthspan Supervets Tankard, first 50- 59 years: Jim Ball

Winning Ways Trophy, first 60-69 years: Rob Elliott  

Ilford Ac Vets trophy, first over 70 years: Ed Shillabeer

Fletchersports Team Shield: Sarnia Walking Club

Thanks to our sponsors, officials and helpers.

Trust Corporation International, Network Insurance, Guernsey Sports Commission,

Healthspan, Fletchersports, Kemp Le Tissier, Jenny Elliott, Taj Indian Restaurant

Relate

August 30, 2019

Guernsey 3 kms road walk

Friday August 30th 2019

Sarnia Walking Club

3 kilometres road walk

Les Amarreurs, Vale, Guernsey

RWA Permit 9063-1

Stuart cruises to win

Stuart Le Noury cruised to victory in the Sarnia Walking Clubs evening race over the two lap Amarreurs course. Club members were joined by competitors from overseas who will be walking the Church to Church walk a few days later.

Stuart, with poor preparation for the race, only made the start with minutes to go, then handicapped himself with a quick visit to the roadside toilet en route to his 16.03 clocking. Donna Allan in second place just over a minute behind had the close company of Jim Ball from Southampton for half the race with Rob Elliott close behind. Donna easily pulled away in the latter stages whilst Elliott caught Ball for equal third place.

Kevin Le Noury held off fellow club member Peter Beckerleg by 26 seconds with visitor Stephen Cartwright a further four seconds behind in 20.31. Regular visitor David Hoben recorded 21.34, ahead of Sarnia stalwarts, Mick Le Sauvage, Dave Dorey and Jayne Le Noury.

Back in 12th place, and in his first event for 12 years,  was one time Sarnia member Colin Bradley from Wales, who has been a regular competitor to both walks and runs in Guernsey for many years. He now walks aided by sticks but decided to relinquish his judging duties and walked the course in a satisfying 31 minutes dead. In his prime he walked the distance in 13 minutes.

1 Stuart Le Noury M 16.03

2 Donna Allan W40 17.08

3= Jim Ball (Steyning AC) M55 17.48

3= Rob Elliott M60 17.48

5 Kevin Le Noury M60 20.01

6 Peter Beckerleg M60 20.27

7 Stephen Cartwright (Colchester & Tendring) M60 20.31

8 David Hoben (Surrey WC) M65 21.34

9 Mick Le Sauvage M80 22.28

10 Dave Dorey M70 23.31

11 Jayne Le Noury W55 26.34

12 Colin Bradley (Unattached) M60 31.00

Rob Elliott for SWC https://sarnia.wordpress.com/

August 28, 2019

new fixture list 2019 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — sarnia @ 7:45 pm

Fixtures for September 15 2019 to March 2020:

PDF file 2019 2020fixtures

Sarnia Walking Club, Guernsey
RWA Category B walks.
Fixtures September 2019 to March 2020
Sarnia Walking Club website: http://www.sarnia.wordpress.com
Sunday September 15th Richmond Handicap 3 kms Cambridge Park, St Peter Port 9.00 am
Sunday September 29th Handicap 1 5 kms Saumarez Park, Castel 9.00 am
Sunday October 13th Handicap 2 10 kms Delancey Park, St Sampsons 9.00 am
Sunday October 27th Peter Kendal Pairs 3 kms Amarreurs Road, Vale 9.00 am
Sunday November 10th Handicap 3 1 mile track Osmond Priaulx, Footes Lane 9.00 am
Sunday November 17th Road walk 10 / 5 kms North Side, Vale 9.00 am
Sunday December 1st Handicap 4 2 kms Imperial Hotel, Pleinmont 9.00 am
Sunday December 8th Road walks 10 / 5 kms Delancey Park, St Sampsons 9.00 am
Sunday December 15th Hill Climb 815 metres Le Val des Terres 9.00 am
Sunday December 29th Road walk 3 miles Rocquaine Circuit 9.00 am
Sunday January 12th Handicap 5 5 kms Amarreurs Road, Vale 9.00 am
Sunday January 26th Pace Judgement 6 x 750 metres Cambridge Park, St Peter Port 9.00 am
Sunday February 9th Handicap 6 5 miles Lancresse to White Rock 9.00 am
Sunday February 16th Philadelphia Team 1 mile Amarreurs Road, Vale 9.00 am
Sunday March 1st Handicap 7 3 kms Cambridge Park, St Peter Port 9.00 am
Sunday March 8th Eric Waldron 2 miles Osmond Priaulx, Footes Lane 9.00 am
Contact Race Secretary
Jayne Le Noury, Jedburgh, Sohier Road, Vale, Guernsey, GY3 5PX
e-mail: lenouryjedburgh@cwgsy.net         Tel:01481 246865

 

August 18, 2019

10 kms road walk

Avantis Logo (RGB)

DSC_0104Sunday August 18th 2019

Sarnia Walking Club 

Avantis Championship Race 10

10 kms road walk

North Side, Vale, Guernsey

Stuart and Donna secure Avantis Championships

Race winner Stuart Le Noury continues his streak as Avantis Sarnia Walking Club Champion with a win in the last of the Championship series over 10 kilometres on the North Side circuit. A steady 52.38 brought him home well ahead of second man Phil Lockwood. Donna Allan secured the Womens Championship despite having a race to forget, calling it a day at the half way distance.

In the handicapped section of the Championships Kevin Le Noury took the honours, two points ahead of Stuart Le Noury with Mick Le Sauvage back in third.

The next race is on Friday August 30th over a distance of 3 kilometres starting and finishing at Amarreurs Road, Vale at 6.30 pm. This is followed on Sunday September 1st at 9.00 am by the traditional Church to Church Walk over  a distance of 19.4 miles. Start and finish at the South Esplanade. All are welcome to take part in either of these walks. Details can be found at https://churchtochurch.wordpress.com/information-2015/

1 Stuart Le Noury M 52.38

2 Phil Lockwood M45 1.09.26

3 Kevin Le Noury M60 1.13.14

4 Mick Le Sauvage M80 1.16.26

Donna Allan DNF

Handicap result:

1 S le Noury (23.00) 1.15.38, 2 M Le Sauvage (0.00)1.16.26, 3 P Lockwood (9.00) 1.18.26, 4 K Le Noury (6.00) 1.19.14

 

Avantis Mens Championship for the Sportsman Cup

1 Stuart Le Noury 120 points, 2 Rob Elliott 100, 3 Phil Lockwood 90, 4 Kevin Le Noury 75, 5 Mick Le Sauvage 66, 6 Peter Beckerleg 36, 7 Dave Dorey 27, 8 Kevin Allan 6.

Avantis Womens Championship for the Carol Bates Memorial Championship Trophy

1 Donna Allan 90, 2 Kay Coulson 78, 3 Jayne Le Noury 22.

Avantis Jubilee Handicap Tankard

1 K Le Noury 84, 2 S Le Noury 82, 3 M Le Sauvage 81, 4 P Lockwood 78, 5 R Elliott 72, 6 D Allan 67, 7 K Coulson 62, 8 P Beckerleg 37, 9 D Dorey 26, 10, J Le Noury 16, 11 K Allan 3.

Avantis Junior Under 17 Championship

1 Ellis Lockwood 15.

Rob Elliott for SWC

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