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  • 2023 Valencia Trinidad Alfonso Marathon
    With a growing reputation as one of the fastest Marathons in the world, it’s a wonder that only one member of Grantham Running Club escaped the bitter frost and snow to run the 2023 Valencia Marathon on Sunday 3rd December. Samuel Jepson thankfully didn’t make the… Continue Reading →
  • North Midlands XC – Wickstead Park
    On a lovely sunny afternoon prior to the recent cold spell, fourteen members of GRC ventured to Wickstead Park in Kettering, the setting for the second fixture of the North Midlands Cross Country League. The course conditions were favourable being relatively firm underfoot and fairly… Continue Reading →
  • Derby 10 Mile
    On 19th November, 2023, 14 members of Grantham Running Club joined 1,456 runners who descended on Derby to take on the 10 mile road race. Thankfully the weather was kind as the rain held off and with just a slight wind, the temperature was perfect… Continue Reading →
  • 2024 Grand Prix Series – Provisional Calendar
    Although there are a few rounds remaining in the 2023 GRC Grand Prix Series, the confirmation of some race dates for next year has meant a provisional calendar for the opening part of the 2024 series has been set. Drumroll please The Oundle 10K will… Continue Reading →
  • Gainsborough Morton 10K
    On Sunday 19th November seven members of Grantham Running Club headed to North Lincolnshire and the Trent side town of Gainsborough for the Gainsborough Morton 10k. More than 1,000 runners where thankful for a dry start on what was forecast to be a wet day…. Continue Reading →
  • George Munday 10K
    On Remembrance Sunday, two Grantham Running Club members travelled to just outside Wisbech Cambridgeshire to take part in the George Munday 10K, named after a Group Captain who served during the Second World War and was awarded the Distinguish Flying Cross. Organised by Three Counties… Continue Reading →
  • English National Cross Country Relays
    Berry Hill Park, Mansfield was the venue for the prestigious English National Cross Country relays, which took place on 4th November, and as cross country events go it had it all: mud, rain, cold wind and just enough incline along the course to make your… Continue Reading →
  • Alton Towers 10K & 5K
    Stunning autumnal scenery and cool but sunny conditions greeted the members of Grantham Running Club who took part in the RunThrough Alton Towers 10K. The race kicked off in front of the legendary towers then wound its way Rita and TH13TEEN before looping around Smiler… Continue Reading →
  • Kate Marshall September 2023
    Batten down the hatches as we summarise superb September… Belvoir Castle Half You fine Green & Black kin of Grantham Running Club kick us off at Belvoir Castle (foreshadowing a glut of activity here) for the inaugural running of the half marathon and 10K. The… Continue Reading →
  • New York Marathon
    Exactly 3 weeks before crossing the finish line GRC member Warren Stark thought it would be a great idea to have his appendix out, as you can imagine this somewhat ruined his race preparation. However, despite this setback, he was over the moon to even… Continue Reading →
  • Mallard Cake Dash
    Remember, remember the 5th of November, where 8 members of GRC took the trip along the A52 to Wyberton for the inaugural event which was also the event organisers Trident Sports biggest race to date. For the 5 & 10k, the route started in the… Continue Reading →
  • GRC Christmas Party!
    We’d like to invite you to the GRC Christmas Bash at Faraday House, Chambers Street, Grantham on the 16th December at 7pm. The night of festivities will include a 3 course meal, disco, and a photo booth which will doubt witness some sights! Tickets are… Continue Reading →
  • North Midlands League Cross Country
    The Cross Country season has kicked off with several members of Grantham Running Club heading to Markeaton Park in Derby last weekend for the first fixture of the North Midlands Cross Country League. The sunny weather conditions were a pleasant change from the heavy rain… Continue Reading →
  • Duxford Dash
    On the 22nd of October, a quartet from Grantham Running Club headed to the Imperial War Museum in Cambridgeshire to take part in the Duxford Dash 10K. The course consisted of 2 laps of the runway which was classed as flat but had a deceptive… Continue Reading →
  • Great Eastern Run
    On Sunday 15th October, 10 members of Grantham Running Club took part in the Great Eastern Run half marathon in Peterborough. Runners hoped this year would break the “curse” hanging over the event, with the race measuring short in 2022 and a security scare cancelling… Continue Reading →
  • Thoresby Leaf Kick
    The Thoresby Leaf Kick event was held on Sunday 15th October at Thoresby Hall on the edge of Sherwood Forest with a variety of distances on offer. The route for most distances was a 10k loop around the estate across a mix of trail, forest and… Continue Reading →
  • Yorkshire Marathon
    On Sunday 15th October the sole representative in the Yorkshire marathon from Grantham was Chris Limmer. In its 10th year the race started at the university before passing through the historic centre and out towards Stamford Bridge and then back. Attracting all sorts of runners, the event… Continue Reading →
  • Manchester Half Marathon
    With most of the Grantham Running Club crew heading to Peterborough for the Great Eastern Run, on a crisp Sunday morning Wayne Baxter made the early start to head north for the Manchester half marathon as the sole GRC representative. 16,000 runners were ready to… Continue Reading →
  • Stilton Stumble 10K
    Set out at Cropwell Bishop four mature, crackers runners from GRC took on the Emmental challenge to see if they could Gouda distance on this cold but sunny Sunday morning. With temperatures very low runners had to be Brie brave enough to wear a running… Continue Reading →
  • Escape Room Social
    Following discussions on what non-running social activity to do, the Escape Room in Nottingham was the winner. Saturday 18th November is the date. Cryptology Rooms have a number of brilliant rooms if you want to take a look at what is involved: Basically a bunch of us… Continue Reading →
  • Krakow Parkrun and Half Marathon
    Six of Grantham Running Club’s finest heroes have just returned from a legendary quest in Krakow, Poland. Not for them the easy option from the local legend of poisoning a dragon using cow carcasses stuffed full of sulphur (especially since half the team were vegetarian… Continue Reading →
  • Watermead Parkrun GRC Takeover
    A warmer-than-average October Saturday morning saw 31 members of Grantham Running Club travel to Watermead Country Park in north Leicester for the second of three parkrun meets in the club’s Grand Prix schedule. Mindful of the impact of the Green and Black Army arriving en… Continue Reading →
  • Headtorch Pub Run 19th October
    Time for another social chippy run! We’re back to the Green Man at Ropsley (24 High St, Ropsley, Grantham NG33 4BE) for a social head torch run finishing at the pub for chips and drinky poos. There will be a choice of 5K, 10K and… Continue Reading →
  • Shrewsbury Half Marathon
    Whilst many members where off to explore new territory, on the 8th October Grantham Running Club member Jo Grace returned to home soil to take on the Parento FM Shrewsbury Half Marathon. Two races were run at the event, a half marathon and also a… Continue Reading →
  • Loch Ness Marathon
    On Sunday 1st October 2024 Robin Atter of Grantham Running Club took part in the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon. With his love of Scotland and having completed his two previous marathons in Edinburgh, Loch Ness was on his bucket list to compete in his third… Continue Reading →
  • Leicester Running Festival Half Marathon
    Whilst most of the running club were chasing PBs at one of the club’s GP events at West Pinchbeck, on the 1st October, Vicki Ball chose to enter a longer distance at Leicester’s Running Festival. Holding both a 10k and half marathon distance, Vicki chose… Continue Reading →
  • Cardiff Half Marathon
    Andrew Pask and Sam Jepson were the only GRC members to join 27,500 on the streets of Cardiff for the biggest ever Cardiff Half Marathon. Lining up in front of the iconic Cardiff Castle, just behind the elite Kenyans the GRC duo were dreaming of… Continue Reading →
  • Robin Atter August 2023
    Runner Up First on the pedestal is an enigma within our club – on form he is known for his speed and never far away from the top of the tree. Conversely, he also dances on the edge of a volcano and is never far… Continue Reading →
  • Nick Payne July 2023
    The winner of this month’s member of the month earned the title in what can be described as a monumental, gargantuan, Herculean five-week effort racked with immense physical endurance, a strength of guts, soul and undeniably extreme mental fortitude reserved for a small but very… Continue Reading →
  • Beast of Bryn
    On Sunday 24th September Grantham Running Club member Mark Carter took part in the Beast of Bryn 15-mile trail race that is held in South Wales near Port Talbot. This race starts and finishes in the village of Bryn and loops in a figure of… Continue Reading →
  • GRC AGM 2023
    The Grantham Running Club 2023 AGM has been scheduled for Friday 27th October, 7.30pm – 9pm. The venue for the GRC 2023 AGM is the Grantham Tennis Club, Gonerby Road, Gonerby Hill Foot, Grantham, NG31 8HU, with the intention being that we continue the evening with drinks in Grantham… Continue Reading →
  • Nicci Whittaker June 2023
    Showing absolutely no sign of slowing down on her meteoric rise and vast improvement was the winner of June’s Member of The Month. A relative late comer to the sport, but of no great surprise that she’d take to running eventually given the family atmosphere… Continue Reading →
  • Caythorpe Dash
    While a majority of GRC were running at Equinox in Belvoir, Stefan Latter and Lizzy Soper opted for the 5k trail run in Caythorpe. The sunny Sunday morning brought great running conditions in the local village of Caythorpe for their second event of the year…. Continue Reading →
  • Robin Hood Half Marathon
    The 2023 Robin Hood Half Marathon took place on the 29th September on a windy but relatively mild day.  As one of the longest established city centre road events in the UK, the race takes a picturesque route along Victoria Embankment, River Trent, past Nottingham… Continue Reading →
  • Equinox24
    The weekend of the 16th September saw Equinox24 return to the grounds of Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire. The 24-hour running event takes place around the beautiful grounds of the estate on a mixed terrain loop of 10k and played host to huge numbers of runners… Continue Reading →
  • Great North Run
    On Sunday 10th September, 16 members of Grantham Running Club headed up to (a very warm) Newcastle to take part in the Great North Run. The run saw Sir Mo Farah take fourth place in what was the final race of his career, making this… Continue Reading →
  • Grimsthorpe Gallop
    In the midst of a heatwave on September 10th, 11, members of Grantham Running Club headed off to Grimsthorpe Castle to take part in the Grimsthorpe Gallop.  Organised by SBR Events, there was a choice of 5K, 10K, 10 mile and half marathon distances to… Continue Reading →
  • Hi Viz On Club Runs – Important
    Be safe. Be seen!It’s that time of year again, we will be implementing Hi Viz requirements for ALL Club runs, effective immediately! The nights are drawing in quickly, Run Leaders may be able to include some routes which go off road but will finish on… Continue Reading →
  • Thames Ultra Challenge
    Kate Marshall was the solo representative of Grantham Running Club at the 100k Thames Path Ultra Challenge. Following the Thames from Putney Bridge to Henley, the course takes in a variety of landmarks along the way, including the historic Hampton Court Palace and Windsor Castle…. Continue Reading →
  • Wilne 10K
    The 12th Available Car Wilne 10k road race was held on 3rd September 2023 and 8 members of Grantham Running Club made the journey to East Derbyshire to take part.  The scenic, closed road course is known for being one of the flattest 10k races… Continue Reading →
  • Belvoir Half Marathon and 10K
    On the overcast morning of the 2nd September 2023, a few intrepid members of the Grantham Running Club arrived at Belvoir Castle for the inaugural running of the half marathon and 10K. The race route was initially advertised to take in the castle grounds and… Continue Reading →
  • Chip Run Social – 31st August
    As we’re clinging on the summer and light nights, we’re doing another pub run  This time from Woody’s Bar & Restaurant and there will be a choice of 5K and 10K and the routes will be a mostly road. Address: Woodland Waters, Willoughby Rd, Grantham,… Continue Reading →
  • GRC Handicap Race 2023
    This year’s GRC’s annual club handicap 10k race will take place on the 7th of September.This is a staggered start race with your start time being allocated to you against a pre-determined prediction. The aim is to beat your predicted time with the winner the… Continue Reading →
  • DB Wood Newark Half Marathon
    The DB Wood Newark Half Marathon took place on the 13th of August 2023 and taking the short journey up the A1 were six Grantham Running Clubs members. The race starts in the Sconce and Devon Park, site of civil war battles, passes the Ice… Continue Reading →
  • Sleaford 10K
    Friday 11th August saw the award-winning Sleaford 10K race take place round the Lincolnshire countryside. Starting and finishing at Scredington Village Hall, the route is on quiet roads with some gentle hills and a welcome descent down Scredington Road back into the village.  The evening… Continue Reading →
  • Dovedale Dipper
    On 5th August 26-mile Big Dipper and 15-mile Little Dipper trail races (which turned out to be 16 miles) took place in the Peak District. Organised by Peak Running, this is a challenging trail event for runners. The race starts in the village of Hartington… Continue Reading →
  • GRC WhatsApp Notification Group
    A new WhatsApp group enables the Club to make announcements to members, and allows us to flag important information to members that might not use FaceBook. This list does not allow replies and is for information only. Access is via the QR code below or… Continue Reading →
  • Bassingham Bash 5 Mile
    On 5th August the Bassingham Bash took place. This flat, fast five mile race always attracts a high calibre field of runners and this year was no different. The day started off with typical British weather of rain and more rain, but this had subsided… Continue Reading →
  • Social Pub & Chip Run 17th August
    To make the most of the remains of the summer we have another chip run organised. This time from the Dirty Duck in Woolsthorpe. Once again there will be a choice of 5K, 10K and 10 miles so there is something for all abilities and… Continue Reading →
  • Odyssey 12 hour Trail Race, St Neots
    Saturday 15th July saw 4 members of Grantham Running Club join members of the Spider Runners online running community to participate in the Odyssey 12 hour trail race in St Neots, Cambridgeshire. Staged as part of a larger triathlon weekend, the looped trail race saw… Continue Reading →
  • Rasselbock Summer Run 2023
    9th July saw group of runners from Grantham Running Club take part in the Rasselbock Summer Run, a looped 6 hour race at Sherwood Pines. The race is run on a scenic 5.79km loop in Sherwood Forest, and has one simple goal, to attempt to… Continue Reading →
  • Chip Run Social
    What a fantastic turnout we had last night to our summer chip run starting and finishing at the Green Man in Ropsley. As always the pub looked after us brilliantly it was great to see so many new faces joining in the fun. Another one… Continue Reading →
  • Lincoln Wellington 5K Series and Memory Mile
    Meet 3 and County Championships The third in the series of 5K races run by Lincoln Wellington AC saw a bumper 20 members of Grantham Running Club showing up to rub shoulders with some of the region’s most elite athletes. A 4 lapper round the… Continue Reading →
  • Heckington Show 10 Mile Road Race
    The weekend saw the 155th Heckington Show – a quintessential show celebrating and championing the best of rural life and pursuits. It is purportedly ‘The Largest Village Show In England!”As part of the event schedule it hosts a 10 mile road race in the surrounding fenland,… Continue Reading →
  • Waddesdon Manor 5K
    Whilst working in Buckinghamshire, Andrew Pask decided to enter the mid-week summer 5k at the stunning Waddesdon Manor. Andrew was without mates, being the only one in the famous green vest of our gorgeous town, as he joined 300 local runners. On a tough out… Continue Reading →
  • Russel Whittaker May 2023
    In what seems to be a lifetime since we last praised and trumpeted the exploits of you crazy cats in green and black, let’s sit down together and meander through what was Marvellous May! The month in review Peter Jennings and second claim member Kirsty… Continue Reading →
  • Summer Chip Run 3rd August
    Time for another summer pub run! This time it will be from GRC favourite The Green Man in Ropsley whose cheesy chips are the stuff of legend. There will be a choice of 5k, 10k and 10 miles so there will be something to suit… Continue Reading →
  • Land’s End to John O’Groats
    GRC member and ultra running specialist Nick Payne has always had the goal of being able to eat 6,000 calories a day and still lose weight. To help him achieve this he decided to try to run the length of Great Britain.His route covered over… Continue Reading →
  • Whissendine 6ix
    26 members of Grantham Running Club took the short journey to the village of Whissendine for the Whissendine 6ix which has been an annual event in the running calendar since 1985. The six-mile course is an anticlockwise one lap circuit bordering Stapleford Park and features… Continue Reading →
  • Elephant Bear and Bull 100
    Grantham Running Club’s Paul Rushworth accomplished a long held ambition by completing the Long Distance Walkers Association’s flagship 100 mile event. The ‘Elephant Bear and Bull 100’ began in south Birmingham and visited Stratford Upon Avon, Warwick, Kenilworth, Coventry and Meridan in the heart of… Continue Reading →
  • Normanby Hall 10K
    Two GRC members joined 648 other runners for a 10k round the lovely Normanby Hall estate just outside Scunthorpe. First back was Dale Towning in his first race since completing the epic 30 plus mile Canalathon recently and he was pleased with his time of… Continue Reading →
  • Summer Solstice 10K
    The evening of Friday 23rd June 2023 marked the running of 11th annual Summer Solstice 10K, the flagship race organised annually by Grantham Running Club. Starting at the pavilion at Long Bennington and winding round the quiet country lanes, the course offered a good chance… Continue Reading →
  • Lincoln Wellington 5k Series (Meet 2)
    On Tuesday 27th June 2023, Grantham Running Club achieved some great results as sixteen members took part in the second round of the Lincoln Wellington 5k series. The race formed part of GRC’s Grand Prix Series and expectations were high as the group travelled to… Continue Reading →
  • Rutland 10k
    On Saturday 24th June, 9 members of GRC took part in the Rutland Water 10km race.As the name suggests it was a run round part of the beautiful setting and backdrop of Rutland Water. The route was an out & back from Whitwell to Normanton… Continue Reading →
  • Summer Solstice Results and Photos Now Online!
    See how you did and if you got a good race photo on the results page!
  • New Kit Launch!
    We’re really excited to announce that we have partnered with Scimitar Custom who produce some very fine athletic kit to provide some of our legendary green and black colours. We’re kicking off the new partnership with a new short-sleeved t-shirt with an updated design and… Continue Reading →
  • Canalathon 2023
    Saturday 4th June marked the second annual Grantham Running club canalathon.  In this event a group of 6 runners set off from Nottingham at 8am running the entire length of the canal back to Grantham, a distance of 34 miles. They were joined by more… Continue Reading →
  • Woodhall Spa 10K
    16 members of Grantham Running Club arrived to support the return of the popular Woodhall Spa 10k in boiling June conditions. New organisers Curly’s Athletes brought the Lincolnshire spectacle back for the first time since 2019. Runners started near the Petwood Hotel and headed out… Continue Reading →
  • Peterborough GP Series – Eye 5k
    On Wednesday 14th June 2023 the annual Peterborough GP Series returned to Eye for the first of the 5 races. There were 8 GRC runners amongst the total 347 participants who tackled the out and back route on a hot, sunny evening. The course starts… Continue Reading →
  • Buxton Half Marathon
    On Sunday 28th May Mark Carter was the sole representative for Grantham Running Club in the Buxton Half Marathon. This was only his third half marathon and the first on open roads. Mark wanted to gain the experience of running in hilly terrain and can… Continue Reading →
  • Gordon Welbourn Race Week
    It was back to school for GRC runners Stefan Latter and Daniel Pearce on Tuesday 6th June as the field at Newark Academy was the setting for the second race in a memorial series. The 36th Gordon Whelbourn Running Week commenced on June 5th. There… Continue Reading →
  • SOLD OUT – Summer Solstice 2023
    The Summer Solstice 10k at Long Bennington has sold out. Thank you to everyone that has entered and supported us. Running clubs up and down the land are really struggling to fill races, and your support when money is tight is massively appreciated. Sorry, but… Continue Reading →
  • Club 5K 2023 (GP round 11)
    Round 11 of the club GP series gets underway on Friday 30th June at 19:15 and it’s the popular Club 5K race up on Turnor Rd (it’s so popular we used the shot above from last year for our main website header!). The course is… Continue Reading →
  • Dean Riggall, April 2023
    Strap in, readers, this is a long one, even by Mr Jepson’s usual standards. Part ONE Friday 12th May – 12:46pm: I’ll be honest, Constant Reader, I’ve no bloody idea where to start… so I guess I’ll start there! Edit: Out of necessity I must… Continue Reading →
  • Summer Pub Runs Are Back!
    Kicking off next week from The Stag in Barkston at 18:30, our pub/chip runs will be returning! There will be a choice of 5k, 10k and 8 miles so there will be something to suit everyone. The groups will be mixed pace and super social… Continue Reading →
  • Helvellyn and the Dodds
    50th Birthday Celebrations for Grantham Running Club’s Craig Drury There are many ways to celebrate a 50th birthday but Grantham Running Club’s Craig Drury chose to race up England’s third highest peak and shaved nearly an hour off his course best to boot. Family and… Continue Reading →
  • Welcome to the New GRC Website!
    We’ve been beavering away behind the scenes to create an improved website for the club, and we’re delighted to finally unveil it. As much as possible, we tried to adopt a ‘KISS’ approach – ‘Keep It Simple, Stupid!’ – or to quote another Internet design… Continue Reading →
  • Edinburgh Marathon Festival
    The bank Holiday weekend saw seven members of Grantham Running Club pack their PE Kits and head north and over the border to take part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival. The festival has different running events on over the Saturday and Sunday including 1K, 2K… Continue Reading →
  • Beeston Trent 5
    On the very warm evening of 24th May, 16 members of GRC took part in the Trent 5 mile race hosted by Beeston AC. The course was a mix of terrains which made some sections more challenging than others. After coming tantalisingly close to the… Continue Reading →
  • Deepings 10k
    On a lovely late spring day, 3 GRC members made their way to Deeping St James to take part in the Deeping Rotary 10k charity race. The race takes place through town and county and is a flat single circuit which finished on the playing… Continue Reading →
  • Luxembourg Half Marathon & 5K
    After years of envying other local clubs with their foreign trips, Grantham Running Club finally put one together and what a weekend it was. Luxembourg City was the chosen venue and what an impressive city. Everything was pristine, the inner-city views were astonishing and getting… Continue Reading →
  • Grim Reaper 10 Mile
    On the lovely sunny morning of Saturday the 20th of May, five Grantham Running Club members attended the Grim Reaper, a multi distance event at the stunning Grimsthorpe Castle where runners had options for solo 100, 70 and 40 mile distances as well a 10… Continue Reading →
  • Skelly 10k Trail Race
    GRC members Robert Pask and Stefan Latter took the short trip to Lincoln for The Skelly 10k Trail race on Friday 19th May. Organised by The Lincoln and District Runners, this evening trail race didn’t disappoint with a mixture of cycle paths, woodland trails, farm… Continue Reading →
  • Wymeswold Waddle
    Each year the pretty North Leicestershire village of Wymeswold hosts a five-mile race known as the Waddle alongside a 2k family fun run and annual duck race on the village stream. Held to raise funds for the Wolds Community First Responders and Wymeswold Pre-school, the… Continue Reading →
  • Lisbon Eco Half Marathon
    In the world of running, there is the well-worn adage of ‘Nothing new on race day’. However, after a rush of blood to the head resulted in an impromptu entry into a half marathon around Lisbon, GRC member Naomi Rivers threw this received wisdom straight… Continue Reading →
  • East Yorkshire Half Marathon
    The Coronation weekend saw the inaugural East Yorkshire 10k and Half Marathon, organised by Runthrough from Burton Constable Hall, a country house, gardens and historic family collection located near Hull. One member of Grantham Running Club made the misty trip across the Humber Bridge to… Continue Reading →
  • Milton Keynes Marathon
    One member of GRC, Peter Jennings, took part in the marathon at Milton Keynes on Bank Holiday Monday. The marathon, marathon-relay (teams of 4) and half marathon all started at the same time on the last day of a weekend of running, cycling and entertainment… Continue Reading →
  • London Marathon 2023
    Hopefully you’re sitting comfortably with a cup of tea for this one: The 23rd of April saw the 43rd running of the London Marathon. The mass participation event is a highlight in the sporting calendar where the whole nation watches elite athletes and ordinary people… Continue Reading →
  • Beer and Bling 2023
    Despite a considerable number of the forty or so runners in the Langtoft 10k earlier that day having come away with a bit of sunburn, members were a bit disappointed when the weather was considerably less pleasant by the time it came to assemble for… Continue Reading →
  • Gozo Half Marathon
    The forty eighth Teamsport Gozo running day half marathon, 10k,5k, Family runs and Walkathons held Sunday 30th April attracted 1100 entries from 40 different countries. Weighing up the choices of either a half marathon or 10k I decided to enter the half. I felt quite… Continue Reading →
  • Langtoft 10k
    The final Sunday in April dawned warm and sunny as large numbers of runners from Grantham made their way the short distance past Bourne to the lovely village of Langtoft. The playing fields were hosting the 31st edition of what is becoming an increased rarity,… Continue Reading →
  • Longhorn 10k, Half Marathon & Marathon
    The Thoresby estate provided the setting for the SBR Longhorn Running Event which is run over a multi terrain course of tracks, tarmac and woodland. The backdrop to the start and finish to all races was the majestic Thoresby Hall; formerly a private home built… Continue Reading →
  • Manchester Marathon
    This year, 11 members of Grantham Running Club made the journey North to Manchester to test the months of hard, long training and early mornings. With near perfect running conditions on Sunday 16th April, the runners joined nearly 28,000 others at the Old Trafford Cricket… Continue Reading →
  • Lincoln 10k 2023
    The historic uphill area of Lincoln has hosted a 10k race since 1997 and for several years has been part of Jane Tomlinson’s Run For All series of events which raise money to help children be happier and healthier and improve the lives of people… Continue Reading →
  • Boston (UK) Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, 2023
    Ten athletes from Grantham Running Club travelled to the fens to take part in the Boston UK Marathon. Originally held on the same day as the iconic World Marathon Major of the same name, the lesser known Boston UK Marathon boasts to be the flattest… Continue Reading →
  • Lenton Predictor, 2023
    After days of beautiful spring weather, it had to be the day of the inaugural Lenton Predictor that turned decidedly dreary, with drizzle all afternoon. Nevertheless, 27 hardy souls assembled on the start line at St Peter’s in Lenton for this twist on the usual… Continue Reading →
  • Belvoir Half Marathon, 2023
    Six members of Grantham Running Club made the short journey to the village of Hose in the Vale of Belvoir for the fourth round of the club’s own Grand Prix Series. The event has taken place in the Vale since 1982 and follows a gently… Continue Reading →
  • 2023 LAA Association Road Running County Champs
    Lincolnshire Athletics Association Road Section are pleased to announce the introduction of the 2023 Lincolnshire Athletics Association Road Running County Championships. The 2023 edition of the Lincolnshire AA Road Running County Championships will take place over an anticipated 3 fixtures across the summer, with expected… Continue Reading →
  • Lenton Predictor Run
    This coming Wednesday, 5th April, at 6.30pm, we would like to invite you to Lenton village to participate in the inaugural Lenton Predictor. “What’s that,” we hear you ask? Well, it’s a run with a twist. The course is a 10K road route with some… Continue Reading →
  • London Landmarks Half Marathon 2023
    2 April 2023 saw London close its roads in the city and Westminster area, so eager runners could take part in the Landmarks Half Marathon. Over 17,000 Participants started on the iconic Pall Mall, then were able to take in the sights and sounds of… Continue Reading →

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