We are now preparing for the upcoming Cross Country season and hope that we will continue from our strong performances last year. We are always looking for new competitors to join us. The races take place on Sunday mornings and we do meet on the Sundays in between at Belmont Tower behind Belton House. Everyone … Read more Cross Country – Upcoming Dates
The Midland Cross Country Championship held last Saturday at Prestwold hall saw ten Athletes from Grantham Athletic club compete. The day started bright and sunny but with a cold strong wind that would challenge all the runners. Under 13 boys Ewan Rodell and Harry Denton where first to race running 3km against a field of … Read more Midlands Cross Country Champs
A busy weekend of competitions for our athletes. Two Grantham AC athletes were up against some of the country’s leading runners in last Saturday’s Northern Indoor Championships held in Sheffield. After a thrilling race Naomi Collier missed out on Gold by 6/100ths of a second in the senior women’s 1500m with a finishing time … Read more Lincs League Cross Country Round 4
Grantham Athletic Club was well represented at the Lincolnshire Cross Country County Championships sponsored by Lincolnshire Runner held at Biscathorpe last Sunday. There were fifteen athletes running on the challenging, traditional course. Conditions were extremely muddy, with deep water crossings, log jumps and leg sapping hills, resulting in many athletes slipping into deep mud. This … Read more Lincolnshire County Cross Country Championships
Cross Country News from Mark Tucker The last quarter of 2016 had a local cross country flavour with both schools events and the Lincolnshire Runner XC League taking priority and dominating proceedings, amongst the great training and ‘parkruns’ done by all concerned. The first quarter of 2017 sees a switch of emphasis as the big national … Read more Cross Country News
Thank you to everyone for joining us today at the Madge’s farm in Stroxton. It was a wonderful event and great to see so many young runners. Money raised in the collection will go to St. Barnabas Hospice. Many thanks to all of those who attended and Adam and his family for making it possible. Results … Read more Christmas Cross Country Meet
November Congratulations to Michael Burr for his 2nd place in the Senior Mens Indoor Triple Jump at Sheffield with a PB of 12.70m October Congratulations to Aaron Hunt for his strong performances in Cross Country races at the start of the season. July Congratulations to Amy Hunt has become the national champion in the U15 girls’ sprint. She … Read more Athlete of the Month
We have our annual Cross Country Fun Run kindly hosted by the Madge family in Stroxton. This is a lovely day and one for runners of all ages with GAC, Grantham Running Club and Belvoir Tri Club all coming together on an interesting course. We will be starting at 12:30pm and, as usual, there will … Read more Christmas Cross Country Fun Match
Christmas Cross Country Fun Run – 2nd January We have our annual Cross Country Fun Run kindly hosted by the Madge family in Stroxton. This is a lovely day and one for runners of all ages with GAC, Grantham Running Club and Belvoir Tri Club all coming together on an interesting course. We will be … Read more Cross Country News
Congratulations to all of those who took part in The Lincolnshire Runner Lincs League match on Sunday and many thanks to Gay Hatton and Mark Tucker for their support with running the team. Results will follow when they are sent through.
Match 3 of the Cross Country League will take place on Sunday morning (20th November) at Castledyke, Boston, PE22 7BW. Timetable 11:50 U11 Boys & Girls 1 small lap 1420m 12:00 Jun/Sen/Vet Men 4 large laps 10160m 12:35 U13 Girls 1 large lap 2540m 12:45 U13 Boys … Read more Lincolnshire Cross Country League – Match 3 Sun 20/11/16
On Saturday 14 GAC athletes took part in the Saucony English Cross Country Association National Relays at Mansfield. The Senior men’s A team finished in 139th place with a time of 1hour 25 mins 11 seconds, the team was Stephen Hobday (149th, 19:51), Arthur Short (143rd 21:06), Mark Tucker (145th 22:08), Chris Hunt (139th 22:05). Dave Eldridge represented … Read more National Relays & Match 2 of Lincs League
Well done to everyone who ran this weekend. The club was represented at the National Relays which took place on Saturday at Berry Hill Park, Mansfield. Results can be found here. Match Two of the Lincolnshire Runner Lincs League took place at Belton House, Grantham. The results from Match One can be found here. Yesterday’s … Read more Cross Country News
Following on the great runs at Bourne Woods, the second match hosted jointly between GAC and GRC will take place this Sunday. Please see below for details and maps. Arrival: Enter the grounds through the main entrance off Belton Lane, Belton and proceed to the car park, there will be parking attendants that will guide … Read more Cross Country Match 2 – Belton House Sun 06/11/16
Congratulations to all of those who took part in the first match of the Lincolnshire Cross Country League sponsored by Lincolnshire Runner. Results to follow but here are photographs from the day.