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

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

GAC Athletes in National XC Champs

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

Lincolnshire XC Squad Training – Sunday 11/02

Please see below details of a session planned for this Sunday, 11/02,  for cross country athletes U13 and above that wish to join county squad training. Meet at 10.30 am. We will be finished by 12.15 pm. Meet at the Grandstand, Carholme Rd, Lincoln LN1 1SE – the session will be on West Common opposite. … Read more Lincolnshire XC Squad Training – Sunday 11/02

Match Report – Lincs County Schools XC – Stamford

GAC Athletes Excel at Lincolnshire County Schools Event Burghley Park was the venue for the 2018 Lincolnshire County Schools XC event. This competition is considered by many to be the toughest and most competitive of all the XC events in the calendar. The competition starts with athletes from all disciplines competing at district level events. … Read more Match Report – Lincs County Schools XC – Stamford

Match Report – Lincs County Athletics Champs – Boston

Junior Athletes Take Team Silver At the Lincolnshire County Athletics Championships, held on 07/01/18 at Castle Dyke, Boston, Grantham AC had numerous athletes competing. The course is notorious for being a gruelling test of character with a knee-deep waterway to get through. In the U11 age group Thomas Broadley had his best result of the … Read more Match Report – Lincs County Athletics Champs – Boston

Match Report – North Mids XC League – Wollaton Hall

Set against the back drop of Nottingham’s majestic Wollaton Hall, three Grantham Athletic Club athletes competed in the North Mids XC league match on Saturday 13th Jan. First off were Isabel Hobday and Harry Denton. Both ran intelligent races, starting off steady then picking the pace up to work their way up through the pack to finish … Read more Match Report – North Mids XC League – Wollaton Hall