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 →

London Marathon 2023

Hopefully you're sitting comfortably with a cup of tea for this one: The 23rd of April saw the 43rd running of the London Marathon. The mass participation event is a highlight in the sporting calendar where the whole nation watches elite athletes and ordinary people take part in the same gruelling event over 26.2 miles... Continue Reading →

Longhorn 10k, Half Marathon & Marathon

The Thoresby estate provided the setting for the SBR Longhorn Running Event which is run over a multi terrain course of tracks, tarmac and woodland. The backdrop to the start and finish to all races was the majestic Thoresby Hall; formerly a private home built in the 17th century for the 3rd Earl of Manvers... Continue Reading →

Manchester Marathon

This year, 11 members of Grantham Running Club made the journey North to Manchester to test the months of hard, long training and early mornings. With near perfect running conditions on Sunday 16th April, the runners joined nearly 28,000 others at the Old Trafford Cricket stadium where they set off in waves. From the stadium,... Continue Reading →

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