Following the cancellation of Newton’s Fraction last March due to adverse weather, Grantham Athletic Club is delighted to announce that the race will now be held on Sunday 2nd September 2018. Runners who entered the cancelled race and were on the start list as of 4th March will be offered a place in the rescheduled … Read more Newton’s Fraction Half Marathon New Date Confirmed
Information For Parents for Saturday 19th May YDL Match, Grantham Parents and guardians of Notts Lincs Alliance competitors should already have received a copy of the information below by email. Please ensure that you arrive at the South Kesteven Sports Stadium in plenty of time, at least an hour before your child’s first event, so … Read more Information For Parents for Saturday 19th May YDL Match
Final results for Lincolnshire athletes from the Lincolnshire County Track and Field Championships at Costello Stadium, Hull on Saturday 12th of May and Tommy Clay Track, Boston on Sunday 13th of May can be found on the Lincolnshire AA website at the following link: http://lincsathletics.com/Results_L_1.pdf Well done to everyone that took part!
For anyone travelling to the Humberside and Lincolnshire Track & Field Championships in Hull tomorrow, please be aware that the Nottinghamshire County Show is taking place in Newark and may significantly increase traffic volume in the area. If you intend to travel to Hull via Lincoln, traffic will be very busy on the A1 / … Read more Traffic Congestion affecting Humberside and Lincolnshire Track & Field Championships in Hull
On a beautiful bank holiday weekend a team of twelve athletes and six qualified officials represented Grantham Athletic Club in the first track and field match of the Northern League Division 4EC at the Princess Royal Sports Arena, Boston. In ideal athletics condition this small team, which included only three female athletes, successfully competed in … Read more Northern League Division 4EC Report May 2018
“I completed the London marathon in 3 hours 45 mins and 9 seconds, which is just outside the ‘Good for Age’ category. I knew it would be a tough race with the hot weather forecast and I had battled with a knee injury in the weeks leading up to the big day. “I set out … Read more London Marathon 2018 – Sophia Tucker
Saturday 21st April saw seven GAC young athletes join team mates from local clubs Bourne, Sleaford and Newark to compete in the Youth Development League under the composite team title ‘Notts Lincs Alliance’. The recent warm weather stayed with us for most of the competition and saw some fantastic performances. Under 15 boys Harry Denton … Read more YDL Match Report 21/04/18
The coaches have asked that members check the weather before coming to training tomorrow night as forecasts suggest it might be a bit grim. Track and field opportunities are somewhat limited when it’s chucking it down, particularly for the younger athletes and there’s only so many times you can do the stadium steps in one … Read more Training Weds 11th
“8th April 2018, Manchester Marathon “I was unsure what to expect from Manchester Marathon. I have run the London marathon 5 times and nothing else has quite compared to the electric atmosphere, yet this year a family event meant I had to defer my London place to 2019 and, as April loomed, I was becoming … Read more Running the Manchester Marathon – Sophie Davies
Last night’s sessions at the Meres marked the end of the indoor training season. Wednesday training takes place as normal on the 28th. After Easter, the price of training for seniors at the stadium will be £3. Juniors training remains at £2. On Weds, April 4th, there will only be coaching available for middle distance … Read more Summer Season Training
Please click here for the entry form for the Humberside and Lincolnshire Track and Field Championship. Forms must be submitted to the club by or before the close of training on Wednesday 18th April 2018.
On Saturday 17th March, six athletes from the club represented their county in the 2018 English Schools Cross Country Championships. This is the pinnacle of the schools’ Cross Country season with teams of 8 runners from all counties in England competing. Set in the picturesque surroundings of Temple Newsam Park in Leeds, the runners had … Read more GAC Athletes in National XC Champs
For the younger athletes we have the YDL (Youth Development League) for U13 and U15 athletes, which is aimed at giving them experience in competitions with their peers. We compete as part of a team called Notts Lincs Alliance, a composite team, joining us, Bourne, Sleaford and Newark athletes. U13 Competitors must be aged 11 … Read more YDL Competitions
Some more details on the County Champs, which takes place in Hull and Boston on 12/13th May respectively. Full details are available from the website http://granthamac.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/tf_champs_schedule.pdf but the main points are as follows: Athletes are eligible to compete either by virtue of birth or residence in either of the two counties, so unfortunately, if you’re … Read more Humberside and Lincolnshire Track & Field Championships
Northern League team manager Philip Garner will be reviewing athlete’s recent performances before selecting athletes to compete in the upcoming Northern League matches across a number of events. The club encourages athletes to compete and also try new events to ensure Grantham Athletic Club can put forward a strong team. In particular, U17s, U20s and … Read more Northern League Update