Hi all, Some news to keep you all up to date with Club shop The club shop is now open for the late summer window for members to purchase their club kit. It is at http://granthamathleticclub.zeonshop.co.uk and the window closes in the middle of next week (we have extended this for those who were not aware) Summer … Read more Summer news
Dear all, We have had three very good matches so far this season and it has been so lovely to welcome new members to the club since April. As a committee, we find ourselves in a position where we are seeking to develop what we can offer as a club but much of this is … Read more Helped Needed Please!
Hopefully many of you will have received an email stating forthcoming fixtures. This can be found on the site or downloadable from here http://bit.ly/2mESizr If you are Under 15 or Under 13 then we will be looking for you to compete in the Youth Development League matches. These matches are on: Match 1 22nd April … Read more Fixture List & Membership Renewals
On Sunday 5th March, we have the Newton’s Fraction Half Marathon at The Meres stadium. We still need support from volunteers to help us make the event run smoothly. If you can help, please contact us through comments below. For those not old enough to run in the big race, how about the Little Apple … Read more Newton’s Fraction & Little Apple Run
Many congratulations to GAC member Naomi Collier who ran in Saturday’s heats of the British Indoor 1500m championships. In a tactical race she managed to make the final. We hope you will all tune into BBC2 to cheer Naomi on. It is live on the BBC sport website at 4:15pm Good luck, Naomi!
We had a wonderful evening at the Refectory of Grantham College celebrating the success of last season. Winners were:
The Presentation evening will be in the Grantham College Refectory on Friday 20th January at 7pm. We are very proud that Claire Steels, a Double World Age Group Duathlon Champion, has agreed to be our guest speaker. Claire will present awards and also talk about her career and give advice to our athletes, both young and old, on … Read more Presentation Evening
We will be holding the Presentation Evening on Friday 20th January at Grantham College. We are working on a provisional starting time of 7pm but this may change. The date change is necessary as there are still some events from the summer athletics season which have not been placed onto Power of Ten and so we … Read more Presentation Evening 20/01/17
Calling all U11, U13 and U15 members of the club! The Sportshall Athletics County Championship Trials are being held on 14th Jan 2017 at The Meres Centre in Grantham. Let’s get a great team of athletes from GAC taking part! It’s a great introduction to competition for the younger age groups and a chance for … Read more Sportshall Trials – 14/01/17
The AGM will take place on Thursday next week. All papers will be emailed out to members this weekend. The agenda is as follows: Grantham & District Athletic Club Annual General Meeting Thursday 20th October 2016 7pm – 9.00pm Kings Grammar School Chairman’s Opening Address Apologies Minutes of the annual meeting held on 3.11.2014 Matters … Read more AGM 20/10/16
We are going to mark the end of the Summer season with our annual ’fun night’ on Wednesday 14th September at The Meres stadium. Younger group: 6pm onwards Older group: 7pm onwards Food available between 6:45pm and 7:45pm There will be a range of games and activities including inflatable games like Kin Ball. Tickets: £5 includes … Read more Annual Fun Night
Training at The Meres continues for all age groups during the holidays. Dave Eldridge has kindly offered to start running an off road training session this Friday at 4.30pm for one hour at the Lion Gates next door to Belton Golf Course. Meet in the car park at the bottom of the hill. This is aimed … Read more Summer Training Info
Please note that if you are not registered with English Athletics by the 30th June, 2016. If you are not registered by that date, you will not be able to compete until next season. This means that if you want to compete, you must get your forms to the club by tomorrow night. There is no … Read more Urgent – Registration Deadline
Nutrition for improved performance session in the Northgate Suite, Meres. We are incredibly fortunate to be able to offer all club members the opportunity to listen to Ted Munson, a performance nutritionist with Science in Sport. This will take place next Monday (23rd May 2016) Ted will be talking about way of improving nutrition for improved performance … Read more Guest Speaker on Nutrition, Northgate Suite, Meres – 23/05/16
An amazing day today when Grantham welcomed Ben Smith to do his 247th marathon in 247 days. He is aiming to get to 401 in total. This is already a world record and he is breaking it every day. Details are here Ben is raising money for Kidscape and Stonewall and is already at £50,000 (only … Read more 401 challenge