Training Weds 11th

The coaches have asked that members check the weather before coming to training tomorrow night as forecasts suggest it might be a bit grim. Track and field opportunities are somewhat limited when it’s chucking it down, particularly for the younger athletes and there’s only so many times you can do the stadium steps in one … Read more Training Weds 11th

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

GAC Athletes in National XC Champs

On Saturday 17th March, six athletes from the club represented their county in the 2018 English Schools Cross Country Championships. This is the pinnacle of the schools’ Cross Country season with teams of 8 runners from all counties in England competing. Set in the picturesque surroundings of Temple Newsam Park in Leeds, the runners had … Read more GAC Athletes in National XC Champs

YDL Competitions

For the younger athletes we have the YDL (Youth Development League) for U13 and U15 athletes, which is aimed at giving them experience in competitions with their peers. We compete as part of a team called Notts Lincs Alliance, a composite team, joining us, Bourne, Sleaford and Newark athletes. U13 Competitors must be aged 11 … Read more YDL Competitions

Humberside and Lincolnshire Track & Field Championships

Some more details on the County Champs, which takes place in Hull and Boston on 12/13th May respectively. Full details are available from the website http://granthamac.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/tf_champs_schedule.pdf but the main points are as follows: Athletes are eligible to compete either by virtue of birth or residence in either of the two counties, so unfortunately, if you’re … Read more Humberside and Lincolnshire Track & Field Championships

Humberside and Lincolnshire Track & Field Championships

Please find below details of the Humberside and Lincolnshire Track & Field Championships, to take place on 12/13th May 2018 in Hull and Boston respectively, with a full programme of T&F events being held across the two days. Entry will be via the club and the closing date for entries is Monday 23rd April. Details … Read more Humberside and Lincolnshire Track & Field Championships

Statement on the cancellation of the Newton’s Fraction and Little Apple races, 4 March 2018

Following the decision to cancel the Newton’s Fraction half marathon and Little Apple fun run, Grantham Athletic Club would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has commented and responded to our news and emails. A number of enquiries have been asked about refunds and whether the race will be re-scheduled.  To clarify … Read more Statement on the cancellation of the Newton’s Fraction and Little Apple races, 4 March 2018