Barmington Bimble, 2023

The annual Barmington Bimble is a favourite race for GRC members. The course is a simple out-and-back, but with one small twist; it's 5K up and down an absolute sod of a mystical mountain, Barmingus, that only exists for one night of the year, the 1st of April.53 members of the Club assembled at the... Continue Reading →

Caythorpe Dash, 2023

On Sunday 26th March 5 members of Grantham Running Club made the short trip to the village of Caythorpe for the biannual Caythorpe Dash. Held twice a year, the March event sees a 5k and half marathon race and September holding 5k and 10k races. For the sold-out spring event, there were 4 classifications: a... Continue Reading →

Caythorpe Dash

On Sunday 11th September, whilst most sporting events were on hold following the death of her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II,there were a couple of running events that took place to raise money for local and national charities.  Whilst most of the attention was on Newcastle where the 41st Great North Run took place, 170 miles... Continue Reading →

Peterborough 5k

Eight members of GRC took the trip down the A1 to Ferry Meadows for the final race of the Peterborough 5k GP Series. With temperatures being at least 10 degrees cooler than the previous races, runners took to the start line hoping to make use of this in search of a PB. Starting at the... 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 →

Peterborough GP Series 2022 (Race 2)

On Wednesday 6th July, 7 members of Grantham Running Club headed southbound down the A1 to partake in the second race of the Peterborough GP Series, hosted by the Stamford Striders at Stamford Rugby Club. There were 219 participants taking part in the 2-lap course which took them through a housing estate to start, then... Continue Reading →

LWAC 5k Series, Match 2

On the final Tuesday of the month nine athletes from Grantham Running Club travelled to Lincoln to take part in match two of the LWAC 5k series and challenge the perceived wisdom that “the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result” as they tried in blustery... Continue Reading →

GRC Club 5K Race

For the 2nd year, Grantham Running Club hosted its 5K road race at Harrowby Hall Lane. This popular club event also welcomes graduates from its 2022 ‘Begin to Run’ course who get to sample one of the perks of running club membership and having a bash at racing. This race also acted as round 9... Continue Reading →

Peterborough GP Series 2022 (Race 1 Eye)

On a sunny June evening, 6 members of Grantham Running Club took a trip down the A1 for the Peterborough GP Series, with the first of 5 races starting in Eye. After a 3 year break due to Covid, 324 runners tackled the out and back route which starts at the Lindisfarne recreational ground before... Continue Reading →

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