Burghley 7

On a wet and cold Mother’s Day, 1,330 runners took to the roads of Stamford and Burghley, joined by 19 runners from Grantham Running Club. Despite the wet conditions from the start, GRC were in fine spirits and unfazed by the mud. The 7-mile mixed terrain route started off in the stunning grounds of Burghley... Continue Reading →

Gordon Welbourn Race Week

It was back to school for GRC runners Stefan Latter and Daniel Pearce on Tuesday 6th June as the field at Newark Academy was the setting for the second race in a memorial series. The 36th Gordon Whelbourn Running Week commenced on June 5th. There were a series of 5 races during the week, inspired... Continue Reading →

Helvellyn and the Dodds

50th Birthday Celebrations for Grantham Running Club’s Craig Drury There are many ways to celebrate a 50th birthday but Grantham Running Club's Craig Drury chose to race up England's third highest peak and shaved nearly an hour off his course best to boot. Family and friends came from as far away as Geneva and London... Continue Reading →

Lenton Predictor, 2023

After days of beautiful spring weather, it had to be the day of the inaugural Lenton Predictor that turned decidedly dreary, with drizzle all afternoon. Nevertheless, 27 hardy souls assembled on the start line at St Peter's in Lenton for this twist on the usual race format. If you line up a selection of runners... Continue Reading →

Rauceby Ripper

Saturday, 4th February 2023 saw the annual return of The Rauceby Ripper. A multi terrain race consisting of mud, sand, gravel, a little bit of road and freshly ploughed fields. The race was well organised by Sleaford Town Runners with great support around the course by their members.  In a field of 250 runners 6... Continue Reading →

Cross Country Championships – Biscathorpe

Grantham Running Club fielded two strong teams for the Lincolnshire Cross Country Championships held at Biscathorpe at the weekend.  The course is known for its numerous river crossings where runners can end up in water up to their waists and it's not unusual for shoes to be lost! First up was the men's race which... Continue Reading →

Tbilisi Hills Trail Race

Grantham Running Club's resident globetrotter Nev Chamberlain continued his quest to race in far-flung places when he took part in the Tbilisi Hills trail race. Taking place near the capital of the former Soviet republic of Georgia, runners took on the trails of the beautiful Krtsanisi hills with amazing views of Tbilisi and an unusual... Continue Reading →

Majorca Half Marathon

On a rainy Friday in October, 6 members of Grantham Running Club got on a plane and travelled nearly a thousand miles to take part in the half marathon and 10k in Palma, Majorca.  This was the first time any of the group had taken part in a foreign race. Their Balearic adventure began the... Continue Reading →

Equinox24 2022

On the 17th September, Equinox24 returned to the grounds of Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire.  The 24-hour takes place around the beautiful grounds of the estate on a mixed terrain loop of 10k and played host to huge numbers of runners over the weekend. Competitors have 24 hours to cover as many laps as possible, as... Continue Reading →

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