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
Jo McGrath (team manager) is now organising teams for the first match in the Youth Development League which will take place on SATURDAY 21st MAY in Leamington. There will be a bus provided which will pick up and drop off from the Meres. Departure time will be confirmed soon Events start at 11:30. Please do sign … Read more YDL – Lower Age Groups (U13 and U15) Match 1
If you have not entered the County Champs, Jackie will be picking up the last entry forms from training tomorrow night. No further entries will be accepted by the club after that. The timetable is available here Entry form is available here
Youth Development League Match 1. Derby 01 May 16. Ten Grantham AC athletes competed in the first round of the Youth Development League match at Derby on Sunday. Despite the cold and windy conditions they achieved 11 personal best performances. In the under 20 Women’s match Amy Newell won the Pole Vault at 1.95m. She came 4 … Read more YDL Match Report
Congratulations to Will Tucker for being selected as athlete of the month for March 2016. Will came first in the Lincoln Park Run on March 26th in a time of 17m 54. Report from Lincoln Park Run website There was some excitement at the front of the field with first female Abbie Donnelly chasing downWilliam … Read more Athlete of the Month – March
We are coming up to our first Youth Development League matches. Details of the upper age group match is already on the site. This season Jo McGrath has agreed to manage the team and we are hoping that we will see lots of our younger athletes will be competing this season. The YDL allows you … Read more YDL – Lower Age Group (U13 and U15)
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
Please find details of Match 1 of the Under 17 and Under 20 YDL which is at Derby on Sunday May 1st. You can sign up at the club or online through the linked google doc.
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
The Second Lincolnshire League Match will take place on Sunday 24th April at The Meres Stadium, Grantham. As it is a home match we would love to see as many athletes competing as possible. The timetables are here below. The match fees are £2.50 Juniors and £3.00 Seniors (Veterans compete as Seniors in the Lincolnshire … Read more Lincs League Match Two Details
We are in the process of developing the online diary on this site. In the meantime, please do refer to the Lincolnshire Athletic Association website for a definitive list of fixtures. April Sunday 24 Apr 16- Lincs League 2 (Home Match) Sunday 01 May 16- YDL upper age group Under 17 and Under 20 Saturday … Read more Dates for your Diary
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.
Congratulations to all of the athletes who took part in the first league match at Boston on the 3rd April. The journal has a good review of it It was lovely to see several athletes make their debut at several ages including Under 11 and Under 13s. It is always great to see young athletes … Read more Lincs League Match 1
Here are the Athletes of the Month for November, December, January and February. Many congratulations to our athletes as this was very competitive period for the club. February: Amy Hunt for her victories in both the 60m and 200m national titles in the under-15 women age group at the England Athletics National Indoor Championships held … Read more Athlete of the month
Tony Madge tackled the scenic but far from flat Wollaton 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 28/03/16