Finish off a great year of athletics by joining us on Wednesday, 19th December for a fun run to see the Christmas lights of Grantham! We meet outside the Tollemache at 19:00, and will aim to finish the run by 20:00. Parking in the Welham Street Car Park is free. Please ensure you dress appropriately for the weather … Read more The Big GAC Xmas Lights Fun Run 2018
Subject to official confirmation, we are delighted to announce that the much-loved Newton’s Fraction Half Marathon will take place on Sunday, 8th September 2019. Further details, including how to booking your place will be available in due course. The Fraction Website is also being overhauled, so look out for that when we re-launch it!
The club has been allocated a guaranteed place for the London Marathon. Any first claim member wishing to be entered into a draw to receive the place must contact Club Secretary Jackie Bainbridge by 26/11/18. The winner will still have to pay for their entry. The draw will take place during the AGM. UPDATE: Congratulations to Alan … Read more London Marathon Place
If anyone is available to assist at Sportshall at the Meres on Saturday 24th, could they let Dave Eldridge know, either at training on Wednesday at the Stadium or by email, please. No technical knowledge is required! You may be asked to assist with counting or measuring, and qualified officials will be on hand to … Read more Sportshall Volunteers Wanted
The third Lincolnshire Runner Cross Country League match takes place on Sunday 18th November at Belton House near Grantham. OS reference SK930396 or click here for a map. Timetable from the Lincolnshire Athletics website here: 10:00 – U11 Boys & Girls – 1 small lap (1.4 km) 10:10 – Jun/Sen/Vet Men – 2 large laps (9.7 … Read more Lincs XC Match 3 – Sunday 11th Nov, Belton House, Grantham
Thank you to everyone that turned up to run, throw or jump to raise funds for the Royal British Legion last Wednesday at the Stadium. Athletes from Grantham Athletic Club were joined by members of Belvoir Tri and Grantham Running Club to remember the sacrifice of those that died in armed conflicts ahead of Remembrance … Read more Poppy Run 2018 – Thank You!
Grantham Athletic Club’s Annual General Meeting will take place on 27/11/18 at Gonerby Social Club, Great Gonerby, starting at 7 pm. Map. The AGM is an opportunity for all club members to influence how the club is run and vote for officials and constitutional changes, and if that wasn’t enough inducement, Vice-Chair Philip Garner will … Read more AGM Details
Last weekend was Match 2 of the Lincolnshire Runner XC League. Following some good runs at Match 1, athletes were ready to tackle the tough, traditional cross country course that includes its notorious ‘water jump’. The U11s were the first to run, competing over the 1.4 km route. Thomas Broadley continued his great form with … Read more Lincs XC Match 2 Report – GAC Young Athletes Shine
Grantham Athletic Club will again host the Armistice Day Poppy Run at the South Kesteven Sports Stadium on Wednesday 7th November 2018. Members of GAC, Belvoir Tri and Grantham Running Club will join to raise funds for the Royal British Legion by offering a number of events to commemorate armistice Day. Armistice Day commemorates the … Read more Poppy Run 2018 – 07/11/18
The second Lincolnshire Runner Cross Country League match takes place on Sunday 28th October at Castledyke Equestrian Centre, Gipsey Bridge, Boston, PE22 7BW. OS reference TF290490 or click here for a map. Timetable from the Lincolnshire Athletics website here: 11:50 – U11 Boys & Girls – 1 small lap (1,420 m) 12:00 – Jun/Sen/Vet Men … Read more Lincs XC Match 2 – Sunday 28th Oct, Boston
Matches for the North Midlands XC League begin on Saturday 13th Oct at Markeaton Park in Derby. The North Mids matches are suited to runners that want to push themselves that little bit harder. Anyone interested should contact Mark Tucker. A senior/junior/vets team will be entered by Mark. 2018/19 Fixtures 13th October: Derby: (Markeaton Park) … Read more North Midlands XC League Details
Training recommences on Monday, October 1st at the Meres. 1st October – indoor training starts at the Meres. 3rd October – outdoor training at the stadium recommences. Session timings for the winter season are as follows: Monday, 6-7 pm at the Meres – 8-10 year olds, £2 per session Monday, 7:30-8:30 pm at the Meres … Read more Training Restarts, AGM, Presentation Evening – Dates for the Diary
Calling all U11, U13 and U15 members of the club! The annual Sportshall County Championships commence shortly. Selection for the County team will take place on Saturday 24th November, and is open for U11, U13 and U15s. Let’s get a great team of athletes from GAC taking part! It’s a great introduction to competition for … Read more Sportshall 2018/19
Update from Squad Manager Bill Taylor: The Lincs XC Squad meeting tomorrow (Saturday) takes place on Saturday 15th September at Collingham Cricket Club, Dale Field, Collingham. Collingham is a village on the A1133 about 4 miles from Newark heading towards Newton-on-Trent and Gainsborough http://maps.google.co.uk/?q=NG237LJ Parking is arranged for from 10.15am – Approaching from Newark direction … Read more Lincolnshire XC Squad Meeting Update
A field of 306 runners completed the Newton’s Fraction Half Marathon on Sunday 2nd September, rising to the challenge with course times ranging from seventy-five minutes to just a shade over two and a half hours. With a reputation as a tough but enjoyable and well-organised event, the Fraction drew entries from clubs throughout the … Read more Rescheduled Newton’s Fraction Race A Force To Be Reckoned With