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
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 Good weekend performances
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 Running results from weekend 9th and 10th April 2016
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.
Tony Madge tackled the scenic but far from flat Wollation Park Easter 10k and his time of 44:20 gave him a 1st Vet 60 position and 65th overall from the 400 plus field. Despite the local Belton House parkrun being cancelled for the bank Holiday weekend it didn’t deter the club’s enthusiasm as they had … Read more Parkrun news 28.03.2016
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