• Summer Solstice Results Live
    Click for results and photos
  • Social BBQ Run
    𝗦𝗼𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗮𝗹𝗲𝗿𝘁! After the success of last year’s barbecue run, we’re heading back to Kelby on the 17th July for some summery out of town running. Russel & Nicci Whittaker are very kindly putting on a BBQ, offering hot dogs & burgers for everyone… Continue Reading →
  • Chip Run – 23rd May
    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 run finishing at the pub for chips and drinky poos.There will be a choice of 5K, 10K and 10 miles, mixed… Continue Reading →
  • Rutland Water Parkun GP Round 7
    As per WhatsApp Channel Announcement: Round 7 of the 2024 GP Series is parkrun (approx. 5k) at Rutland Water this Saturday 11th May. Event info, including address can be found here: Weather Forecast at 0900: “Sunny with a gentle breeze, Temperature 15c”. Perfect! Don’t forget… Continue Reading →
  • Lenton Predictor 2nd May
    The Lenton Predictor which started in 2022, is the brainchild of Paul Jepson. Run from St Peter’s Church in Lenton, the Predictor requires runners to work out how quickly they think the 10K course will take them and then run without an activity tracker. The… Continue Reading →
  • Headtorch Chip Run 28th March
    Head torch pub runs are back for 2024! The first one will be on Thursday, 28th March at 7pm from the Green Man at Ropsley, (24 High St, Ropsley, Grantham NG33 4BE). You will need your headtorch and high viz as we will be running… Continue Reading →
  • Summer Solstice Entries Open!
    Grantham Running Club’s flagship race, the Summer Solstice is taking place on the 21st June 2024. The evening 10K starts at 7:30pm and takes runners round the quiet roads of Long Bennington and while not quite pancake flat, offers a good chance of a PB…. Continue Reading →
  • GP Calendar 2024
    The moment you’ve all been waiting for……The complete 2024 GRC Grand Prix (or ‘GP’) calendar is live. What is the GP Series? The Club presents a provisional calendar of races throughout the year, with at least one race over the ‘classic’ distances: 5K, 5 Miles, 10K, 10… Continue Reading →
  • Beer ‘n’ Bling 2024
    To celebrate the end of the spring marathon season, this year’s Beer ‘n’ Bling will be on Sunday 5th May (Bank holiday weekend).  So come and show off the season’s medal spoils with pride at the Nobody Inn from 19:00. Not got a marathon medal? … Continue Reading →
  • GRC Awards Night 2023 Report
    Nearly 70 members attended Grantham Running Club’s annual presentation evening at the Masonic Hall at Faraday House at the weekend. The hugely popular event recognises the achievements of the members over the previous year with silverware awarded for some amazing performances. The evening also offered… Continue Reading →
  • Beginning to Run Programme Now Open!
    Do you want to start running, but find it hard to motivate yourself? Too many people start running but can’t remain motivated, and without like-minded people to encourage you along the way, running can seem a lonely way to get fit. Our Beginning to Run… Continue Reading →
  • GRC Awards Night – save the date
    A heads up to save the date for the annual GRC presentation evening on the 3rd February. This is a great night where the club comes together to celebrate member’s achievements over the year and take a light-hearted look at the highs and lows of… Continue Reading →
  • Christmas Lights Run
    We had an absolutely brilliant turnout to the annual Christmas Lights run this year, with around 80 members showing up in all manner of outfits. Run leaders then had the daunting task of safely shepherding the flock around the best light displays Grantham had to offer… Continue Reading →
  • Christmas Events
    We’ve got a bunch of social events happening over the Christmas period, starting with the Christmas party on the 16th. Then we have the Christmas Lights Run, on Thursday 21st Dec. This is a gentle run of roughly 7k, with plenty of stops along 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 →
  • 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 →
  • 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 →
  • 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 →
  • 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 →
  • 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 →
  • 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 →
  • 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 →
  • 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 →
  • 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 →
  • 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 →
  • 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 →
  • 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 →
  • 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 →
  • 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 →
  • 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 →
  • New GRC Record – Marathon with Wardrobe
    GRC Runner Algernon Briggs has achieved a club first by becoming the first to complete a marathon while building an IKEA wardrobe. The feat, regarded as one of the most challenging in modern road running, requires the runner to construct an IKEA wardrobe of any… Continue Reading →

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