XC Updates/Forthcoming Lincs Runner Match 4

A number of GAC athletes recently gave some excellent performances as part of the Lincolnshire team at the annual Anglian Schools Cross Country Championships at Abington Park, Northampton, on Saturday 3rd February. In the intermediate boys, Harry Denton came 31st out of 79 starters in a time of 21:24, helping to secure 3rd place for … Read more XC Updates/Forthcoming Lincs Runner Match 4

Lincs County Champs XC – Biscathorpe Match Report

Last weekend was the Lincolnshire County XC Championships. The venue was Biscathorpe, near Louth. The course has the reputation for being a ‘proper XC’ one, with its tough hills and water crossings. Numerous athletes from Grantham AC were competing as they pitched themselves against the best. The event kicked off with the U11’s ‘unofficial’ race. … Read more Lincs County Champs XC – Biscathorpe Match Report

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 *Updated*

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 *Updated*

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

Lincs XC Match 2 – Sunday 28th Oct, Boston

The second Lincolnshire Runner Cross Country League match takes place on Sunday 28th October at Castledyke Equestrian Centre, Gipsey Bridge, Boston, PE22 7BW. OS reference TF290490 or click here for a map. Timetable from the Lincolnshire Athletics website here: 11:50 – U11 Boys & Girls – 1 small lap (1,420 m) 12:00 – Jun/Sen/Vet Men … Read more Lincs XC Match 2 – Sunday 28th Oct, Boston

North Midlands XC League Details

Matches for the North Midlands XC League begin on Saturday 13th Oct at Markeaton Park in Derby. The North Mids matches are suited to runners that want to push themselves that little bit harder. Anyone interested should contact Mark Tucker. A senior/junior/vets team will be entered by Mark. 2018/19 Fixtures 13th October: Derby:  (Markeaton Park) … Read more North Midlands XC League Details

Lincolnshire XC Squad Meeting Update

Update from Squad Manager Bill Taylor: The Lincs XC Squad meeting tomorrow (Saturday) takes place on Saturday 15th September at Collingham Cricket Club, Dale Field, Collingham. Collingham is a village on the A1133 about 4 miles from Newark heading towards Newton-on-Trent and Gainsborough  http://maps.google.co.uk/?q=NG237LJ Parking is arranged for from 10.15am – Approaching from Newark direction … Read more Lincolnshire XC Squad Meeting Update