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 finish line, runners were sent on what felt like a... 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 race has the simple format of an out and back... Continue Reading →

Hatfield 5

Grantham Running Club's Robert McArdle was their sole entrant in this year's Hatfield 5, This once small, local event has become a major part of the calendar for runners in Hertfordshire and beyond. This event features the Hertfordshire 5 mile Championships.  Although the course have the potential to be fast in the right conditions, flooding... Continue Reading →

Holme Pierrepont RC Grand Prix Series

Two runners from Grantham Running Club made their way to Nottingham for 4 races that were included in the GP series organised by Holme Pierrepont Running Club.  For Robin Atter and Marj Spendlow, this was their first time competing in the Notts GP series and the daunting task of running four races in two weeks.... Continue Reading →

Trent 5

 On the evening of the 25th May, 11 runners from Grantham Running Club travelled over to south-west Nottingham to take part in the Trent 5 Mile organised by Beeston AC. This traditionally distanced, rectangular course included river paths, canal paths, tarmac, and a grass finish. Runners started on the road aside the Beeston Canal, before... Continue Reading →

Wymeswold Waddle 5

The Waddle is part of a very enjoyable village event that includes multiple rubber duck races (with various betting pools), a tough ducker obstacle course event for the youngsters and various fete stalls including trampolines, inflatable slides, tea and cakes from the Scouts etc. Unsurprisingly for a successful village fete, it takes place in front... Continue Reading →

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