Well done to all of our young athletes who represented the club this weekend. With so many occupied on half term holiday events, it was always going to be hard for our small team. We sawsome excellent performances across the board, with our athletes earning 6 1st places and a total of 13 personal bests … Read more YDL Upper Age group match report
Match Report for the YDL Younger Age Group. Sat 21st May 2016 The first of our younger age group YDL competitions was held in Royal Leamington Spa last weekend and saw eight of our younger athletes compete and compete they did! Every single one of them gave it their all, some achieving new PB’s, some … Read more Match report – YDL Lower Age Group
Match report for the recent Northerns match. There were some excellent performances on the day from a small team. We do need to fill events in the future to ensure that we fulfil our potential in the league. GACs Throwers Set an Excellent Standard in the Northern Athletics League Grantham Athletic Club hosted the first … Read more Northern League Match I Report
We currently have 12 athletes signed up for Saturday’s match and really could do with getting this up to 20 to make the team really competitive. All of the details are on the site here. So please sign up online or at training tomorrow night.
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
It is the County Championships on Sunday – please find links to the timetable and the entry list. Good luck to all of those competing.
As a volunteer run club, we are always in need of support from members and parents of our young athletes. We urgently need help in several areas and would love to hear from you. We need volunteers to collect in money and fill in the register of athletes attending training on Monday and Wednesday night … Read more Help Needed
Stephen Hobday took the silver podium place in the Grantham Sprint Tri last weekend. His hard work competing for GAC over the cross country season put him good shape for the 5k run which he completed in 20:11. Being a member of the Witham Wheelers paid dividends for the 16k cycle leg which he completed … Read more Results – Sprint Tri, Parkrun
Twenty-seven members of Grantham Athletic Club took part in the second Lincolnshire League meeting at The Meres stadium on Sunday, producing some very good results despite the conditions. The under-13 girls’ and boys’ competition included a quadrathon, with Mary Justice winning the 100m, 200m and shot put, and second in the long jump. There were … Read more Results Lincs League – Match 2
Chris Hunt (team manager) is now organising teams for the second match in the Youth Development League which will take place on SUNDAY 29th MAY at The Meres Stadium. As this is a home match, we would really love to see as many events filled as possible. Events start at 11:15. Please sign up either at the club or … Read more YDL Upper Age Group Match 2 29/05/16 (Meres Stadium, Grantham)
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