Guernsey Race Walking : Sarnia Walking Club

April 14, 2019

Rocquaine 3 miles

Sunday April 14th 2019

Sarnia Walking Club

3 miles road walk

Rocquaine, Guernsey

Three in a row for Elliott

Second placed Rob Elliott seems to have found renewed enthusiasm since moving into the M60 age group and for the third race in a row has broken the Guernsey age best time. Following his recent 5 and 10 kilometres bests he has now added the 3 miles best to the list, again at the expense of previous holder Terry Bates.

On the tough Rocquaine Circuit, involving a hard climb away from the coast before dropping back to the finish, he was always second best to race winner Stuart Le Noury who finished over three minutes ahead and not far off his best time for the course. Terry Bates time of 28.33 looked to be out of reach at the 2 miles point in 19.50, but the final mile is mostly downhill and flat, a far cry from the uphill first mile and Elliott managed to clip five seconds off the best time. The expected challenge from leading woman Donna Allan never came as the race was walked in the middle of a long training session for her, but she still came home in a good 30.07.

Fourth and fifth places went to Phil Lockwood who walked well to beat Kevin Le Noury, 31.45 to 32.40. At the back of the field Peter Beckerleg in his first race for a while got the better of Mick Le Sauvage, whilst Dave Dorey completed the result in 39.28.

1 Stuart Le Noury M 25.31

2 Rob Elliott M60 28.28

3 Donna Allan W40 30.07

4 Phil Lockwood M45 31.45

5 Kevin Le Noury M60 32.40

6 Peter Beckerleg M60 37.06

7 Mick Le Sauvage M75 37.32

8 Dave Dorey M70 39.28

Rob Elliott for SWC

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December 31, 2018

3 miles road walk

Sunday December 30th 2018

Sarnia Walking Club

3 miles road walk

Rocquaine Bay, Guernsey

Elliott ends year with a win

Rob Elliott ended the year with a win over 3 miles on the hilly Rocquaine circuit. His time of just under 29 minutes saw him ease to a win over Kevin Le Noury in second and Peter Beckerleg in third. Kay Coulson was the fastest of the women with 36.24, ahead of Jayne Le Noury.

1 Rob Elliott M55 28.58

2 Kevin Le Noury M60 33.26

3 Peter Beckerleg M60 35.28

4 Kay Coulson W50 36.24

5= Jayne Le Noury W55 37.43

5= Mick Le Sauvage M75 37.43

7 Dave Dorey M70 38.31

Rob Elliott for SWC

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December 31, 2017

3 miles road walk

Sunday December 31st 2017

Sarnia Walking Club

3 miles road walk 

Rocquaine Bay, Guernsey

Stuart Le Noury ends year with another win

A welcome break in the recent stormy weather meant the last race in the Sarnia Walking Clubs 2017 calendar was walked in fairly good conditions apart from  a headwind along the coastal finish. The lap course was from the Imperial Hotel with a stiff climb to Torteval Church before the drop back to the coast at Rocquaine. As expected Stuart Le Noury led the way home in a swift 26.06, followed by father Kevin Le Noury in 33 minutes. 

Wendy Wilson was first woman home in 35.38, holding off Olga Le Noury who finished 13 seconds behind. Mick Le Sauvage was a further few seconds behind. Jayne Le Noury passed  newcomer Kevin Allan in the final mile with Rob Elliott finishing alongside him.

1 Stuart Le Noury M 26.06

2 Kevin Le Noury M60 33.28

3 Wendy Wilson W50 35.38

4 Olga Le Noury W35 35.51

5 Mick Le Sauvage M75 35.53

6 Jayne Le Noury W55 37.51

7= Kevin Allan M40 38.45

7=Rob Elliott M55 38.45

December 18, 2016

Rocquaine 3 miles road walk

Sunday December 18th 2016

Sarnia Walking Club

3 miles road walk

Rocquaine Bay, Guernsey

Stuart ends race walking year with win

Stuart Le Noury ended the local race walking year with an easy victory from second placed Phil Lockwood, crossing the line in 27.49. The walkers were competing in the hilly 3 miles lap starting at the Imperial Hotel and going to Torteval Church before dropping back to the coast road.

A seemingly relaxed approach was taken by the rest of the field as they crossed the line in pairs.

Rob Elliott opted to walk with Donna Allan in her first race on this course and they finished in third place. Year long race rivals Olga and Kevin Le Noury finished together in 34.36, with Kay Coulson and Mick Le Sauvage a further minute behind.

1 Stuart Le Noury M 27.49

2 Phil Lockwood M40 31.40

3= Donna Allan W40 32.24

3= Rob Elliott M55 32.24

5= Olga Le Noury W35 34.36

5=Kevin Le Noury M55 34.36

7=Kay Coulson W45 35.42

7=Mick Le Sauvage M75 35.42

August 21, 2016

3 miles road walk

Sunday August 21st 2016

Sarnia Walking Club

3 miles road walk

Rocquaine, Guernsey

RWA Permit 6040-1

Husband and wife first man and woman

Stuart Le Noury had an easy win in the Sarnia Walking Clubs 3 miles road walk on the hilly 3 miles Rocquaine circuit. Out in front from the start at the Imperial Hotel, up the lanes to Torteval Church before dropping back to the coast road at the “cup and saucer” and then back towards the start, he crossed the line over two minutes ahead of second man home Rob Elliott.

Walking her first race as a Le Noury, Olga held off Kevin Le Noury by a few seconds to claim third place overall and fastest woman. The walk of the day was by Kay Coulson in a personal best time of 34.38 and well ahead of third woman Jayne Le Noury.

The next walk is on Friday September 2nd at Les Amarreurs at 6.30 pm  over a distance of 3 kilometres. It is a warm up event for the Church to Church 19.4 miles road walk being held on Sunday September 4th at 9.00 am. All are welcome to compete in either walk. Details from Jayne Le Noury, lenouryjedburgh@cwgsy.net.

 

Rob Elliott for SWC

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Pos Athlete   Club Time
1 Stuart Le Noury M Sarnia Walking Club 26.26
2 Rob Elliott M55 Sarnia Walking Club 28.55
3 Olga Le Noury W35 Sarnia Walking Club 33.15
4 Kevin Le Noury M55 Sarnia Walking Club 33.17
5 Peter Beckerleg M55 Sarnia Walking Club 33.25
6 Kay Coulson W45 Sarnia Walking Club 34.38
7 Mick Le Sauvage M75 Sarnia Walking Club 34.57
8 Jayne Le Noury W55 Sarnia Walking Club 36.24
9 Dave Dorey M65 Sarnia Walking Club 38.39

August 23, 2015

3 miles road walk

Sunday August 23rd 2015

Sarnia Walking Club

3 miles road walk

Rocquaine Bay Circuit, Guernsey

Defeat for Mens Club Champion

Sarnia Walking Club Champion Stuart Le Noury lost out in the final downhill mile to brother Jason after they had been close together for the majority of the race. The course, which takes in a stiff uphill mile from the coast at Rocquaine to Torteval Church before dropping back to the coast suited the winner better than than his closest rival.

The winners time was slower than his best on this course, but at 25.04 was 11 seconds ahead of Stuart, who set himself a personal best for the race. Indeed, eight of the walkers set new best times for the course which has only been raced on a few times, perhaps now getting used to how to pace themselves over the various hills.

Third man home Phil Lockwood in 27.44 had his best race for a while, well ahead of fourth home Kevin Le Noury in 31.38. First woman home Olga Sinkevica in 33.09 showed a huge improvement on her first effort on this course. A close fight for 6th place was won by Peter Beckerleg, literally strides ahead of young Alex Sinkevics and Dave Dorey, with Mick Le Sauvage and Marie Macdonald a further few seconds back. Third woman home was Kay Coulson ahead of Jayne Le Noury.

The next race is on Friday September 4th at 6.30 pm over 3 kilometres at Les Amarreurs, Vale. Days later on Sunday September 6th at 9.00 am the club hold the annual Church to Church 19.4 miles road walk, starting and finishing at South Esplanade. All are welcome to take part. Details from Jayne Le Noury, lenouryjedburgh@cwgsy.net.

Age           Position       Name                                    Club                                                  Time

M

1

Jason Le Noury

Sarnia Walking Club

25.04

M

2

Stuart Le Noury

Sarnia Walking Club

25.15

M40

3

Phil Lockwood

Sarnia Walking Club

27.44

M55

4

Kevin Le Noury

Sarnia Walking Club

31.38

W

5

Olga Sinkevica

Sarnia Walking Club

33.09

M55

6

Peter Beckerleg

Sarnia Walking Club

33.38

U17

7

Alex Sinkevics

Unattached

33.39

M65

8

Dave Dorey

Sarnia Walking Club

33.40

M75

9

Mick Le Sauvage

Sarnia Walking Club

33.47

W40

10

Marie Macdonald

Sarnia Walking Club

33.56

W45

11

Kay Coulson

Sarnia Walking Club

35.34

W50

12

Jayne Le Noury

Sarnia Walking Club

39.22

Rob Elliott for SWC

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December 28, 2014

Hilly 3 mile road walk

Sunday December 28th 2014

Sarnia Walking Club

3 miles road walk

Rocquaine Circuit, Guernsey

Stuart wins last race of 2014

It turned out to be an easy win in the end for Stuart Le Noury as he crossed the line in 25.47, some fifty seconds ahead of Rob Elliott, after walking a swift last mile on the downhill section of the hilly course. The course which starts at the Imperial Hotel and takes in a climb through the lanes to Torteval Church, saw Le Noury at the head of the field, tracked some 20 metres down by Elliott, who was having his best walk for some time. The gap stayed the same until almost the 2 mile point where the course drops down to the coast at Rocquaine, from where Elliott, who though strong was caught lacking for speed as Le Noury disappeared into the distance. Elliott, with perhaps the walk of the day removed two and a half minutes off his time set on this course in August. Third place went to Kevin Le Noury in 33 minutes. The leading woman was Marie Macdonald in 34.25, ahead of Jayne Le Noury and newcomer Olga Sinkevicha.

The next walk is on Sunday January 11th over a distance of 10 kilometres, starting at 9.30 am at Quayside, North Side. It is the 5th race in the Bob Wright Handicap Series. Details from Jayne Le Noury lenouryjedburgh@cwgsy.net.

1 Stuart Le Noury M 25.47

2 Rob Elliott M55 26.37

3 Kevin Le Noury M55 33.01

4 Peter Beckerleg M55 34.18

5 Marie Macdonald W40 34.25

6 Jayne Le Noury W50 35.18

7 Olga Sinkevicha W 36.34

8=Mick LeSauvage M75 38.52

8=Karen Farman W40 38.52

8=Sarah Wright W40 38.52

August 22, 2014

3 miles road walk

Filed under: 3 miles, Jason Le Noury, Phil Lockwood, Rob Elliott, Stuart Le Noury — sarnia @ 8:49 pm

Friday August 22nd 2014

Sarnia Walking Club

3 miles road walk

Rocquaine Bay, Guernsey

Course best for Jason Le Noury

Jason Le Noury won the Sarnia Walking Clubs 3 miles road walk over the hilly Rocquaine bay circuit from brother Stuart. His winning time of 24.45 was a 25 seconds improvement on his time when the club first used the course last year.

From the start near the Imperial Hotel and up Le Valniquet and through to Torteval Church, there was little between the two as they passed the mile point in around nine minutes. Stuart was to lose ground in the next mile as Jason went 50 seconds faster, using the flatter sections to his advantage. A final mile of around 7.30, on the mainly down hill section back to the coast saw him stretch his lead, with Stuart eventually finishing almost a minute behind.

Phil Lockwood finished in third place in 28.56 after handicapping himself by inexplicably going off course before Rob Elliott shouted out to him and got him back on route. Rob walked steadily and to show the variants in terrain  he walked mile splits of 10.30, 9.40 and 9.00.

Quickest of the women was Kay Coulson in 36.46, followed by Jayne Golborne in 39.13. The next race is on Friday September 5th at 6.30 pm at Les Amarreurs, Vale over a distance of 3 kilometres. This is followed by the Church to Church Walk over 19.4 miles on Sunday September 7th at 9.00 am. Details from Jayne Le Noury, lenouryjedburgh@cwgsy.net.

Race:

Sarnia Walking Club Road Walk

Location:

Rocquaine Bay, Guernsey

Distance:

3 miles

Date:

August 22nd 2014

Gender

Position

Athlete

Club

Time

(Minutes: Seconds)

M

1

Jason Le Noury

Sarnia Walking Club

24.45

M

2

Stuart Le Noury

Sarnia Walking Club

25.36

M40

3

Phil Lockwood

Sarnia Walking Club

28.56

M55

4

Rob Elliott

Sarnia Walking Club

29.10

M55

5

Kevin Le Noury

Sarnia Walking Club

32.15

M55

6

Peter Beckerleg

Sarnia Walking Club

34.05

M65

7

Dave Dorey

Sarnia Walking Club

34.42

M75

8

Mick Le Sauvage

Sarnia Walking Club

35.42

W45

9

Kay Coulson

Sarnia Walking Club

36.46

W45

10

Jayne Golborne

Sarnia Walking Club

39.13

October 6, 2013

3 miles road walk

Sunday October 6th 2013
 
Sarnia Walking Club
3 miles road walk
Rocquaine, Guernsey.
 
Le Nourys head the field
 
Hot conditions greeted the walkers who were trying out a new 3 mile course at Rocquaine. Starting near the Imperial Hotel, there was a hard climb up to Torteval Church, via the lanes, before levelling out for a short distance and then dropping down to the coast again before heading to the finish at Rocquaine Bay.
A slower than usual first mile was expected and it was the two Le Noury brothers at the head of the race, with Stuart making the early pace. Jason,the eventual winner, timed himself unofficially on his garmin at 9.21 for the first mile, moving on to an 8.20 second mile before opening up on the helpful down hill last mile with a 7.20 clocking to cross the line in an official 25.10. This time was on par with his normal pace for this sort of distance despite the hilly terrain.
Close behind was Stuart Le Noury in 25.28 with Phil Lockwood taking third place in 29.03.
Fastest of the women was Jayne Le Noury in 35.39, who had a close race with male walker John Dedman for much of the race before edging ahead in the final stages. Kay Coulson took second place amongst the women with 36.36, ahead of Rose Druckes.
Mick Le Sauvage walked well to finish only five seconds behind Peter Beckerleg, the hills obviously suiting him. This time was close to his age best time set on the much flatter L`ancresse course.
The next race is on Sunday October 20th at Delancey Park at 9.30 am. The distance is a handicapped 10 kilometres and is the second walk in the Bob Wright Handicap Series. Details from Jayne Le Noury lenouryjedburgh@cwgsy.net
 
1 Jason Le Noury M 25.10
2 Stuart Le Noury M 25.28
3 Phil Lockwood M40 29.03
4 Kevin Le Noury M55 33.18
5 Peter Beckerleg M50 33.34
6 Mick Le Sauvage M70 33.39
7 Dave Dorey M65 34.28
8 Jayne Le Noury W50 35.39
9 John Dedman M40 35.43
10 Kay Coulson W40 36.36
11 Rose Druckes W65 37.09
12= Joanne Le Prevost W40 44.39
12= Sarah Wright W40 44.39
12= Karen Farman W35 44.39

December 16, 2012

3 miles road walk

Sunday December 16th 2012
Sarnia Walking Club
3 miles road walk
Les Amarreurs, Vale, Guernsey
 
Le Noury ends year with another win
 
The final walk of the year for the Sarnia Walking Club was over 3 miles at Les Amarreurs, with Stuart Le Noury claiming victory in 26.19, twenty six seconds ahead of Phil Lockwood. Stuart set off at 8.05 for the first mile, 40 seconds up on Lockwood. Suffering from a stitch on the second lap Stuarts pace dropped considerably to allow Phil to close to 21 seconds, before virtually holding the gap to the final finish time.
Third place went to Terry Bates in 28.33, who started with a conservative first lap and picked up the pace for the final two to secure a new Guernsey Age Best time, beating the old one set in 1997 by Ossie Naftel, by over two minutes.
Jane Rowlinson was the quickest of the women with 33.22, ahead of Jayne Le Noury at 34.10 and Rose Druckes 36.51. Jane`s winning time was a new personal best time for 3 miles and indicates that a new best time for the slightly longer 5 kilometres is well within reach in the near future. Jane Rowlinson had the company of Mick Le Sauvage for the first two laps before pulling away in the final mile, whilst Jayne Le Noury managed to walk the final mile a second quicker than the winning woman, to marginally close the gap.
The next race is on Sunday January 6th 2013 at Footes Lane over 3,000 metres at 9.30 am. It is the 5th race in the Bob Wright Handicap Series. Details from Jayne Le Noury lenouryjedburgh@cwgsy.net
 
Results with 1, 2 and 3 mile splits
 
     
1 Stuart Le Noury M 8.05 17.34 26.19
2 Phil Lockwood M40 8.45 17.55 26.45
3 Terry Bates M60 9.54 19.07 28.33
4 Kevin Le Noury M55 10.23 21.15 32.31
5 Jane Rowlinson W50 10.50 22.03 33.22
6 Mick Le Sauvage M70 10.50 22.04 33.28
7 Jayne Le Noury W50 11.17 22.52 34.10
8 Allan Harris M60 11.47 23.29 35.24
9 Dave Dorey M65 11.21 23.29 35.30
10 Rose Druckes W65 12.12 24.30 36.51
11 Harriet Payne W 13.01 26.34 39.41
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