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 trip alone with chief logistical support Andrew Pask alongside for 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 mud free although it was undulating in places. The GRC... 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 for racing. The course started at Derby Arena where the... 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. The 10am start saw the runners head out of Morton... 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 Running Club, the race is a fast course along flat... 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 thighs burn and your eyes weep. Grantham Running Club entered... 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 and Oblivion. Runners then headed into CBeebies land where 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 be in New York so completing the marathon was something... 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 grounds of Westwood lakes with runners weaving around the lodges... 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 of the previous day, although the course was 'gloriously sloppy,... Continue Reading →

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