Nick Payne July 2023

The winner of this month's member of the month earned the title in what can be described as a monumental, gargantuan, Herculean five-week effort racked with immense physical endurance, a strength of guts, soul and undeniably extreme mental fortitude reserved for a small but very special breed of ‘ultra’ Ultra-runners...running the entire length of Great... Continue Reading →

Thames Ultra Challenge

Kate Marshall was the solo representative of Grantham Running Club at the 100k Thames Path Ultra Challenge. Following the Thames from Putney Bridge to Henley, the course takes in a variety of landmarks along the way, including the historic Hampton Court Palace and Windsor Castle. The route provided a true snapshot of the river, with... Continue Reading →

Land’s End to John O’Groats

GRC member and ultra running specialist Nick Payne has always had the goal of being able to eat 6,000 calories a day and still lose weight. To help him achieve this he decided to try to run the length of Great Britain.His route covered over 1,000 miles taking in some of the best trails and... 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 →


Grantham Running Club had a bumper 33 athletes taking part in this year’s 24h Continental Thunder Run at its regular venue Catton Park, Walton-on-Trent. The Conti Thunder Run (affectionately known as “TR24”) is an off-road 10km relay race against the clock.  Renowned for being physically and mentally challenging to competitors whether they’re running solo, in... Continue Reading →

Joust 24hr

Kate Marshall was the sole runner for Grantham Running in the Joust 24hr on 25/26 June. With 12 and 24 hour options and solo and team events, there is lots of choice for the ultra fan.  The challenging endurance event is takes place on an undulating loop of approx. 5.5-mile through farmland and local villages at Holts Heath... Continue Reading →

Millennium Way Ultra Marathon

Chris Limmer lined up at the start line of the 41mile Millennium way ultra marathon just a week after running the Manchester marathon dressed as Tinkerbell. The two events could not be more different with just 99 starters standing in the bus station of the town of Newport near Telford on the Shropshire/Staffordshire border. The... Continue Reading →

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