Grim Reaper

The bank holiday weekend saw Grimsthorpe Castle in Lincolnshire providing the backdrop to the Grim Reaper endurance running events.  Competitors undertook various distances from 10, 40, 70 and 100 miles on a 10 mile loop around the estate.  The route challenged runners with a mix of estate roads, limestone tracks and grass trails and there... 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 →

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, this too continuing some sense of nostalgia having been first... 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 mile day race and night race. Team GRC opted for... Continue Reading →

Notts 10, 2023

Round 2 of the GRC GP Series kicked of at Holme Pierrepont at the weekend and a GRC team of 6 joined the small field for this low-key, old-school race. On a flat course that is exposed to any kind of wind, the team were fortunate that the weather on the day was as good... Continue Reading →

Chase the Sun

The annual Leicestershire Chase the Sun multi-distance running event tempted 8 Grantham Running Club members to the airfield at Prestwold Hall on Thursday, 9th June. While the previous year's event had been cold, wet and windy, this year's was at least dry and warm. Runners that warmed up alongside the finishing straight soon discovered that... Continue Reading →

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