Friday 31.1.2020 saw Grantham Athletic Club celebrate its athletes, volunteers and successes of 2019. Held at Great Gonerby Social Club, the evening comprised of a buffet, followed by the presentation of awards and trophies, a fund-raising raffle and disco until the evening end.
Congratulations to all our athletes who achieved best of age groups and those who were awarded trophies for best in Club performances. Any award-winning athlete that was unable to attend the celebration and social night can collected their awards from the office on Wednesday training nights.
Tom Broadley – Indoor Sportshall Male Athlete
Jacob Broadley – Outdoor Track and Field Male Athlete; 80m Sprint
Ellis Baker – Throws Male Athlete
Benjamin Simo – Long Jump Male Athlete
George Pemberton – Male Cross-Country Award and a medal from Lincolnshire Athlete Association for completing 3 XC races.
Ellie Earnshaw – Indoor Sportshall Female Athlete
Lara Hindmarsh – Outdoor Track & Field Female Athlete; 80m Sprint; Long Jump
Grace Marshall – Throws Female Athlete
Harriet Jackson – Female Cross-Country Award
Sofia Daniele – 75m
Lara Hindmarsh – 800m; 1500m; Javelin Throw
Meriel Sheard – 100m; Long Jump; High Jump and awarded the Grantham Fabrication young Female High Jump Cup
Tom Broadley – 200m; 800m; 150m and awarded the Playmore Sports Cup 1500m Colts (U13B) Champion Cup
Ekene Esiwe – 100m; 75mH; Long Jump and awarded the PD Fruits Hurdles Award, the Witham Garage Young Athlete 100m Trophy and the Young Male Athlete Long Jump Shield.
Sophie Timms – 1500m and 3rd place in Lincolnshire Athletic Association XC League
Jack Pemberton – 800m and 2nd place in Lincolnshire Athletic Association XC League
Charlie Denton – Discus Throw
William Hindmarsh – 300m; 1500m and awarded the Playmore sports Cup 1500m Boys (U15) Champion Cup
Joe Harris – Javelin Throw and awarded the Young Athlete Javelin Cup
Up until this point, the athletes only compete in their own age group, but from U17 and older, our athletes compete in County Championships and open matches in their age group, however, if they compete in the Northerns league matches for their club their achievements are recorded and measured as that of a Senior athlete. Therefore, some U17/U20/Vets will have a best of Senior age group performance, but not one for their own age group….
Ewan Rodell U17M – 300m; 2nd place in Lincolnshire Athletic Association XC League & as a SenM 1500m
Rori Rodell U17M – 10k Road Race; 1st place in Lincolnshire Athletic Association XC League
William Bentley – joint 3rd place in Lincolnshire Athletic Association XC League
Tom Glendinning – U17M 200m; 300m; Shot Put and awarded the Fenland Foods Young Male Athlete 200m Cup and the Windsor Young Athletes Shot Put Shield.
Jonathan Esiwe – U17M 100m; Long Jump
James Peace – U17M Javelin Throw
Peter Braybrook – U17M 400m; 800m; 1500m & as a Sen M 400m; 800m. He is awarded the Musson Insurance Middle Distance Young Athlete Award and the Davenport Design and Print Mens 800m Cup.
Holly Williams – U17W 100m & as a Sen W 100m; 200m
Abbie Pinchbeck – Sen W Long Jump and the Womens Long Jump Cup
Helen Braybrook – U17W 400m; 800m; 1500m as a Sen W 400m; 800m and the Guildhall Motors Womens 400m Shield
Ella-Louise Asbrey – U17W 200m; Triple Jump Long Jump, Shot Put & Sen W Triple Jump. She also was awarded The Fenland Foods Young Female Athlete Cup; the Young Female Athlete Long Jump Shield; Combined Events Trophy and The Young Athlete Triple Jump Cup.
Under 20 Males
Praise Olalere – U20M 100m; 200m and the Shephard Construction Mens 100m Cup
Jack Graham – U20M 400m; Long Jump
George Hatton – U20M 3000m S/C
William Tucker – U20M 1500m; 3000m; 5k road race; ½ Marathon and Sen M 5000m. He was also awarded the Paragon Cinema Mens 1500m Cup.
Isabel Hobday – U20W 1 mile, and was awarded the Mark Jarvis Ladies Mile Cup
Savannah Brook – U20W 1500m; 3000m; 5000m; 5-mile road race; and Sen W 1500m; High Jump. She was awarded the Leadley Toyota Distance Runners Cup, the Shadowline Ladies 1500m Cup and the Lunettes Ladies High Jump award.
Sheldon Fivaz – Sen M 100m; 200m
Sam Bainbridge – Sen M 10k road race
Chris Bainbridge – Sen M Discus, Hammer, Javelin and Shot and also awarded the Windsor Senior Shot Put Shield
Sophia Tucker – Sen W ½ Marathon.
Laura Evans – Sen W Discus
Helen Gilbert – Sen W Shot, Javelin and Hammer
Elizabeth Hindmarsh – Vet W ½ Marathon
Janice Davidson – Sen W 3000m and the Female Park Run Champion
Paul Davidson – Vet M 10,000m
Alan Carley – Vet M 10k road race; ½ Marathon; Marathon road race and is the Squires Trophy Male Road Race Champion.
Philip Garner – Vet M Discus, Hammer and Javelin and awarded the Mowbeck Mens Senior Javelin Cup.
Michael Burr – Sen M 110mH; High Jump; Long Jump; Triple Jump and Vet M High Jump. He also is awarded the Mens High Jump Cup
Stephen Hobday – Vet M 1500m; 5000m and is the Male Park Run Champion
Mark Atkin – Vet M 100m; 200m; 400m; Long Jump and Shot Put. He was also awarded the Melton Mowbray Building Society Young Investors Trophy (multi-events), The Guildhall Motors Mens 400m Shield and the Kings Hotel Mens Long Jump Cup.
The Les Peach Trophy Male Athlete in Throws which is awarded for outstanding performances went to Chris Bainbridge who broke club records in Hammer, Discus and Shot Put.
The Victor and Victrix Ludorum Trophy’s are awarded to the best male and female athlete. To be eligible the athlete must compete in five different disciplines which must include a run, throw and jump.
The Victor Ludorum is Mark Atkin and the Victrix Ludorum is Ella-Louise Asbrey
The final award of the evening was the Mike Bundy Trophy, awarded to recognise great loyalty and perseverance over a length of time the to Club. This year it is awarded to The Bainbridge Family.
Congratulations to everyone.