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
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
Bring along all of the family to Adam Madge’s annual fun run at Church Farm, Stroxton, NG33 5DA (map below – the big grey square above the Church of All Saints is the big barn at the farm) at 12:30 on Sunday 30th Dec. The course (right) is approximately 2.5k around the farmland, and there … Read more Xmas XC Fun Run – 30/12/18
The 11th of November dawned chilly and misty, but before too long the sun had come out to give us a beautiful late autumn morning for the third Lincolnshire Runner Cross Country Match of the season at Belton House. Members of GAC and GRC were instrumental in setting up and marshaling the race, which saw … Read more Lincs XC Match 3 – Results
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
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
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
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!
The club has been allocated a guaranteed place for the London Marathon. Any first claim member wishing to be entered into a draw to receive the place must contact Club Secretary Jackie Bainbridge by 26/11/18. The winner will still have to pay for their entry. The draw will take place during the AGM. UPDATE: Congratulations to Alan … Read more London Marathon Place
If anyone is available to assist at Sportshall at the Meres on Saturday 24th, could they let Dave Eldridge know, either at training on Wednesday at the Stadium or by email, please. No technical knowledge is required! You may be asked to assist with counting or measuring, and qualified officials will be on hand to … Read more Sportshall Volunteers Wanted
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
Thank you to everyone that turned up to run, throw or jump to raise funds for the Royal British Legion last Wednesday at the Stadium. Athletes from Grantham Athletic Club were joined by members of Belvoir Tri and Grantham Running Club to remember the sacrifice of those that died in armed conflicts ahead of Remembrance … Read more Poppy Run 2018 – Thank You!
Grantham Athletic Club’s Annual General Meeting will take place on 27/11/18 at Gonerby Social Club, Great Gonerby, starting at 7 pm. 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 AGM Details
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
Grantham Athletic Club will again host the Armistice Day Poppy Run at the South Kesteven Sports Stadium on Wednesday 7th November 2018. Members of GAC, Belvoir Tri and Grantham Running Club will join to raise funds for the Royal British Legion by offering a number of events to commemorate armistice Day. Armistice Day commemorates the … Read more Poppy Run 2018 – 07/11/18