YDL Season 2019 Dates

Dates for next year’s Youth Development League (YDL) have been released. Grantham Athletic Club athletes will once more compete as part of the Notts Lincs Alliance (us, Bourne, Sleaford and Newark athletes). The Alliance will compete against Derby AC, Mansfield Harriers, Northampton AC, Rushcliffe AC, Sutton-in-Ashfield Harriers AC and Saffron AC. In the 2019 season, the matches … Read more YDL Season 2019 Dates

XC Summary & Event Timetable

There’s been a lot of XC posts recently, so this one is an attempt to summarise the latest news and give you a timetable and links for upcoming events (all in the calendar in the sidebar too). North Mids XC match at Shipley Country Park Well done to everyone that took part at North Mids … Read more XC Summary & Event Timetable

Lincolnshire XC Squad Training

Squad Manager Bill Taylor has announced two dates before Christmas. 10:00 – 11:45, Saturday 8th December at Woodland Waters Holiday Park, Willoughby Road, Ancaster, Lincolnshire, NG32 3RT (map). The session this Saturday will be mainly on the flat, with a mix of long (up to about a 1400m) and short reps, for younger groups with … Read more Lincolnshire XC Squad Training

Christmas Closure & Restart Dates

Training Ends Monday Indoor Training at the Meres for Juniors (Table Tennis Hall, 18:00 – 19:00) and Seniors (Main Hall, 19.30 – 20.30) will continue until 10/12/18. Wednesday Track Training at the Stadium for Juniors (18:00 – 19:00) and Seniors (19.30 – 20.30) continues until 12/12/18. On Wednesday 19/12/18, there will be our Big GAC … Read more Christmas Closure & Restart Dates

The Big GAC Xmas Lights Fun Run 2018

Finish off a great year of athletics by joining us on Wednesday, 19th December for a fun run to see the Christmas lights of Grantham! We meet outside the Tollemache at 19:00, and will aim to finish the run by 20:00. Parking in the Welham Street Car Park is free. Please ensure you dress appropriately for the weather … Read more The Big GAC Xmas Lights Fun Run 2018

Newton’s Fraction Date Announced

Subject to official confirmation, we are delighted to announce that the much-loved Newton’s Fraction Half Marathon will take place on Sunday, 8th September 2019. Further details, including how to booking your place will be available in due course. The Fraction Website is also being overhauled, so look out for that when we re-launch it!

Lincs XC Match 3 – Sunday 11th Nov, Belton House, Grantham

The third Lincolnshire Runner Cross Country League match takes place on Sunday 18th November at Belton House near Grantham. OS reference SK930396 or click here for a map. Timetable from the Lincolnshire Athletics website here: 10:00 – U11 Boys & Girls – 1 small lap (1.4 km) 10:10 – Jun/Sen/Vet Men – 2 large laps (9.7 … Read more Lincs XC Match 3 – Sunday 11th Nov, Belton House, Grantham

Lincs XC Match 2 Report – GAC Young Athletes Shine

Last weekend was Match 2 of the Lincolnshire Runner XC League. Following some good runs at Match 1, athletes were ready to tackle the tough, traditional cross country course that includes its notorious ‘water jump’. The U11s were the first to run, competing over the 1.4 km route. Thomas Broadley continued his great form with … Read more Lincs XC Match 2 Report – GAC Young Athletes Shine