Boston Marathon Festival

Since its inception 10 years ago as a single race, Lincolnshire’s Boston Marathon Festival has continued to grow into its current multi-distance format.   Attracting runners from all over the UK and further afield is an extremely flat course, superb organisation, low entry fees and deep prize lists. Its inclusion as the Nottinghamshire Road Championship has... Continue Reading →

London Marathon

The 21st of April saw the 44th running of the London Marathon. The event is a highlight in the sporting calendar where the whole nation watches elite athletes and extraordinary people take part in the same gruelling event over 26.2 miles through the streets of the capital. The route takes in some of London’s best-known... Continue Reading →

Manchester Marathon

GRC had 11 members joined the strong field of runners for this year’s Manchester Marathon. With near perfect running conditions on Sunday 14th April, the runners joined nearly 22,000 others at the Old Trafford Cricket stadium where they set off in waves. Runners set off from the stadium into the city centre for the early... Continue Reading →

Paris Marathon

On Sunday 7th April, Grantham Running Club member Charlotte Wood took a trip across the Channel to take part in the Schneider Paris Marathon. This was only her second marathon and very different from London which she ran in April 2023.Having had a virus for 10 days over Easter, Charlotte wasn’t sure she was even... Continue Reading →

2023 Valencia Trinidad Alfonso Marathon

With a growing reputation as one of the fastest Marathons in the world, it’s a wonder that only one member of Grantham Running Club escaped the bitter frost and snow to run the 2023 Valencia Marathon on Sunday 3rd December.Samuel Jepson thankfully didn’t make the trip alone with chief logistical support Andrew Pask alongside for the... Continue Reading →

New York Marathon

Exactly 3 weeks before crossing the finish line GRC member Warren Stark thought it would be a great idea to have his appendix out, as you can imagine this somewhat ruined his race preparation. However, despite this setback, he was over the moon to even be in New York so completing the marathon was something... Continue Reading →

Yorkshire Marathon

On Sunday 15th October the sole representative in the Yorkshire marathon from Grantham was Chris Limmer. In its 10th year the race started at the university before passing through the historic centre and out towards Stamford Bridge and then back. Attracting all sorts of runners, the event has raised over £7 million for charities in the last... Continue Reading →

Loch Ness Marathon

On Sunday 1st October 2024 Robin Atter of Grantham Running Club took part in the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon. With his love of Scotland and having completed his two previous marathons in Edinburgh, Loch Ness was on his bucket list to compete in his third marathon. Having made the journey up to Scotland, the local... Continue Reading →

Edinburgh Marathon Festival

The bank Holiday weekend saw seven members of Grantham Running Club pack their PE Kits and head north and over the border to take part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival. The festival has different running events on over the Saturday and Sunday including 1K, 2K and 5K for juniors, and an adults 5K and 10K... Continue Reading →

Milton Keynes Marathon

One member of GRC, Peter Jennings, took part in the marathon at Milton Keynes on Bank Holiday Monday. The marathon, marathon-relay (teams of 4) and half marathon all started at the same time on the last day of a weekend of running, cycling and entertainment events. The course primary consisted of a road section and... Continue Reading →

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