Great Eastern Run

On Sunday 15th October, 10 members of Grantham Running Club took part in the Great Eastern Run half marathon in Peterborough. Runners hoped this year would break the “curse” hanging over the event, with the race measuring short in 2022 and a security scare cancelling the event in 2019 (2020 and 2021 did not go... 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 →

Manchester Half Marathon

With most of the Grantham Running Club crew heading to Peterborough for the Great Eastern Run, on a crisp Sunday morning Wayne Baxter made the early start to head north for the Manchester half marathon as the sole GRC representative. 16,000 runners were ready to tackle the relatively flat 13.1 miles which starts near old... Continue Reading →

Shrewsbury Half Marathon

Whilst many members where off to explore new territory, on the 8th October Grantham Running Club member Jo Grace returned to home soil to take on the Parento FM Shrewsbury Half Marathon. Two races were run at the event, a half marathon and also a metric half (8 miles) with the two routes joining together... Continue Reading →

Leicester Running Festival Half Marathon

Whilst most of the running club were chasing PBs at one of the club's GP events at West Pinchbeck, on the 1st October, Vicki Ball chose to enter a longer distance at Leicester’s Running Festival. Holding both a 10k and half marathon distance, Vicki chose to enter the half marathon as a test having not... Continue Reading →

Cardiff Half Marathon

Andrew Pask and Sam Jepson were the only GRC members to join 27,500 on the streets of Cardiff for the biggest ever Cardiff Half Marathon. Lining up in front of the iconic Cardiff Castle, just behind the elite Kenyans the GRC duo were dreaming of big things. Setting off sharply, Sam pulled away at a... Continue Reading →

Robin Hood Half Marathon

The 2023 Robin Hood Half Marathon took place on the 29th September on a windy but relatively mild day.  As one of the longest established city centre road events in the UK, the race takes a picturesque route along Victoria Embankment, River Trent, past Nottingham Castle, near the Robin Hood Statue, through the Nottingham Park... Continue Reading →

Great North Run

On Sunday 10th September, 16 members of Grantham Running Club headed up to (a very warm) Newcastle to take part in the Great North Run. The run saw Sir Mo Farah take fourth place in what was the final race of his career, making this a me-Mo-rable event for all involved. Crowds were treated to... Continue Reading →

Belvoir Half Marathon and 10K

On the overcast morning of the 2nd September 2023, a few intrepid members of the Grantham Running Club arrived at Belvoir Castle for the inaugural running of the half marathon and 10K. The race route was initially advertised to take in the castle grounds and the surrounding lanes but was changed at the last minute... Continue Reading →

DB Wood Newark Half Marathon

The DB Wood Newark Half Marathon took place on the 13th of August 2023 and taking the short journey up the A1 were six Grantham Running Clubs members. The race starts in the Sconce and Devon Park, site of civil war battles, passes the Ice Age Journey dig, where our ancestors settled over 13,000 years... Continue Reading →

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