Peterborough GP Series – Round 2

Bushfield Joggers hosted round two of the 2024 GP races from the Ferry Meadows Visitor Centre attracting almost 430 runners to the main race of the evening, the 5k. Once again Grantham Running Club was well represented on this parkrun style course whose main issue was severe overcrowdingfor the full first kilometre. On a very... Continue Reading →

Peterborough GP Series – R1 Eye 5K

Eye Community Runners hosted round one of the 2024 GP races from their clubhouse at Lindisfarne Road, Eye attracting almost 450 runners to the main race of the evening, the 5k. As usual Grantham Running Club were well represented on this tricky course whose main obstacles are pinch points designed to force cyclists to dismount... 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 your barcode. Please also make sure your club is set to... Continue Reading →


The Thoresby estate in Nottinghamshire provided the setting for the final SBR Longhorn Running Event over a multi terrain courses of tracks, tarmac and woodland.  Runners started and finished in front of the gothic Thoresby Hall; formerly a private home built in the 17th century for the 3rd Earl of Manvers but more recently a... 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 →

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 →

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 tarmac with detours for the half and full marathons.  9... 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. There was a 10k and 5k option and both Lizzy... 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 less than scenic Yarborough Leisure Centre grounds, the course offers... 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 'n back course, which was a climb in the first... Continue Reading →

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