Lincs Runner XC League – Match 3 (Belton House)

The third match of the Lincolnshire Runner Cross League takes place at Belton House – map here – on Sunday, 17th Nov. Enter the grounds through the main entrance in Belton village and proceed to the car park. There will be parking attendants that will guide you where to park. After parking, please all enter … Read more Lincs Runner XC League – Match 3 (Belton House)

October Cross Country Report

October saw Grantham AC change its focus from track and field to cross-country and our athletes started the season in style. The Club takes part in two leagues, the Lincolnshire Runner Cross Country League and North Midlands Cross Country League. The results for the October competitions are:- North Mids XC League 12/10/19 – Derby – … Read more October Cross Country Report

ECCA XC Relays – Saturday 2nd Nov 2019

The Saucony English Cross Country Relays by the English Cross Country Association take place on Saturday, 2nd November 2019 at Berry Hill Park, Mansfield where they have been staged since 1989. Over 1,000 teams will compete in 10 Races across the day and GAC has entered teams for all age groups. Please note that there … Read more ECCA XC Relays – Saturday 2nd Nov 2019

Lincs Runner XC League – Match 2 (Woodhall Spa)

The second match of the Lincolnshire Runner Cross League takes place at Ostlers Plantation, Woodhall Spa, LN10 6YY – Map here – on Sunday 27th Oct. Park in the main car park or along the roadside verges along Kirkby Lane. 10:20 – U11 boys & girls – 1 small lap – 1,604m 10:30 – U13 … Read more Lincs Runner XC League – Match 2 (Woodhall Spa)

Sportshall Trails – Sunday 30th Nov 2019

Sportshall is the indoor form of track and field athletics for children between the ages of 4 and 15 and the largest competition programme in schools in the UK. There are three age-groups: u11 (Fun in Athletics), u13 and u15 (Sportshall Athletics) Every year the Meres in Grantham hosts trials for selection for the County … Read more Sportshall Trails – Sunday 30th Nov 2019

Annual General Meeting 2019

Grantham Athletic Club’s Annual General Meeting will take place on Tuesday 26/11/18 at Gonerby Social Club, Great Gonerby, starting at 19:00. Map. The AGM is an opportunity for all club members to influence how the club is run and vote for officials and constitutional changes, and if that wasn’t enough inducement, Vice-Chair Philip Garner will … Read more Annual General Meeting 2019

An Introduction to Sports Psychology

GAC Sprint Coach and Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Master Practitioner Andy McMahon will be running ‘An Introduction to Sports Psychology’ session at the South Kesteven Sports Stadium on Trent Road on Wednesday 2nd October, from 19:00-21:30. The session will introduce beliefs, words that change your mind set, mild hypnosis and techniques to improve your performance. Andy … Read more An Introduction to Sports Psychology

Newton’s Fraction is Great Midlands Run

More than 50,000 runners competed a half-marathon in the Great North Run on Tyneside last weekend, but a little closer to home, a field several orders of magnitude smaller were covering the same distance on a course that’s acknowledged as considerably more challenging. 318 runners completed the Newton’s Fraction Half Marathon on Sunday 8th September, … Read more Newton’s Fraction is Great Midlands Run

Cross Country Dates for the Diary

Lincolnshire Runner Cross Country League Sunday 20 October – Louth Sunday 27 October – Ostler’s Plantation, Kirkby on Bain, Woodhall Spa LN10 6YY, UK Sunday 17 November – Belton House, High Road Belton, Grantham NG32 2LW, UK Sunday 8 December – Venue TBC Lincs XC matches are normally held between about 10:00-12:30. Further information is … Read more Cross Country Dates for the Diary

Training Update

Outdoor training for juniors recommences on Weds 4th September at its usual time of 18:00-19:00 at the Meres Stadium. It will take place on the 11th and 18th before the normal training break for both juniors and seniors prior to the commencement of Winter training. Winter training commences on Monday 7th October in the Meres … Read more Training Update