GAC Athletes London Marathon Success

Back around Christmas time, Grantham Athletic Club’s Alan Carley won the Club ballot for a place in the Virgin Money London Marathon. On 28th April 2019, wearing number 24701, Alan achieved an excellent time of 03:31:17 to come 7,037th overall, 5,711th man and 579th in his category of 50-54, and nearly ten minutes faster than … Read more GAC Athletes London Marathon Success

Running the Manchester Marathon – Sophie Davies

“8th April 2018, Manchester Marathon “I was unsure what to expect from Manchester Marathon. I have run the London marathon 5 times and nothing else has quite compared to the electric atmosphere, yet this year a family event meant I had to defer my London place to 2019 and, as April loomed,  I was becoming … Read more Running the Manchester Marathon – Sophie Davies

Training & Competition

Training Nights Non-members can attend any training sessions and will be made most welcome. Check posts categorised as ‘Training’ in the News pages for the latest info, including any holiday closures or cancelations. We endeavour to email such dates to members where we know in advance, plus we’ll post cancellations to the club’s social media … Read more Training & Competition

Results – Belton Cup, Duston Triathalon

A weekend of great performances this weekend with Stephen Hobday gaining third place in the Belton Cup and fine performances from Sophia and Mark Tucker. Details to follow later this week. Saturday saw fine triathlon performances at the Duston Triathlon from Ella-Rose and Izzy Hobday. Ellie said that it was the best she has ever … Read more Results – Belton Cup, Duston Triathalon

Results – Run in the Woods, Charnwood AC Open Meet, Manc Marathon, Hose Half, Parkrun

Bourne “Run in the Woods” 10K and 3K 11 current first claim, 1 second claim and 1 past member of Grantham AC ran in Bourne woods on Sunday 10th April.   With the sun shining through the trees and some wet slippery trails underfoot the 3K race got underway.  Aaron Hunt took the early lead with … Read more Results – Run in the Woods, Charnwood AC Open Meet, Manc Marathon, Hose Half, Parkrun

Great Marathon Performance

Ben Allen had a brilliant run in near perfect conditions in the Manchester marathon and finished well inside the psychological 3 hour barrier in a time 2:56:46. Well done Ben – a brilliant run. This is our second sub 3 hour run in two years after Adam Madge’s performance last year.

Parkrun League

After an unscheduled 1/2 marathon last weekend it didn’t stop Sophie Stanley reducing her PB in the Ashby 20 mile road race. The event now in it’s 25th year takes place over an undulating 2 lap course and Sophie’s 2:40:48 performance looks promising for her target race, the London marathon next month. We had 11 … Read more Parkrun League


Road Runners Contacts Road Captain: Role currently vacant Grantham AC’s Secretary: Jackie Bainbridge, 46 St Martins Way, Ancaster, Grantham, Lincs, NG32 3RA, Tel: 01400 230881   Parkrun Parkrun’s the best thing that’s happened for the club runner in years – what’s more, it’s free! Parkruns are springing up all over the country and all follow … Read more Road