events in Gainsborough

Marathon / half / 10 K maybe?

7 messages
22/07/2009 at 22:17
Can anyone tell me please if there are any of the above mentioned races - held in Gainsborough? or even if there are any running clubs in this area? I've tried to find out but keep drawing a blank - ie can't find anything. Cheers for any links
Steffie Richards
23/07/2009 at 05:20

Stephanie

There is a club:gainsbrough & Morton Striders,100 Standsfield Lane,Gainsbrough-Phone:14276110466 I don;t know the Local Number in this area

There is NO Website for the striders ye?

Contact Rainsforth

GOOD LUCK

There is %10 off at Lincolnshire Runner and another Running Place at N Hykeham aswell

24/07/2009 at 13:14

Pretty sure there are no races within Gainsborough at the moment unfortunately

Coming from there I remember there being a marathon in the early 80s for a year or two, a half marathon in the mid 90s and also remember the Morton Striders club arranging a 10k which was two laps of the belt road from the leisure centre.

Plenty of races to look at nearby - Lincoln, Newark, Worksop, Scunthorpe etc all within half an hour or so.

24/07/2009 at 13:40

Pretty sure they don't have a website - but some more info here: -

 http://www.bbc.co.uk/lincolnshire/content/articles/2005/08/01/gainsborough_morton_striders_feature.shtml

Good Luck Steffie!

24/03/2012 at 14:40

Hey All,

We're revived, revitalised, and ready for members of any ability - check out www.gainsboroughrunningclub.co.uk

We held a 10k with over 500 entries on March 4th, and we hope to do more - watch this space!

We have a presence on Twitter ( @GainsboroughRun ) and Facebook too!

Cheers,

 Paul.

02/04/2012 at 13:20

Lots of races in the area (I run from Lincoln) just not within Gainsborough itself usually. They did have a new 10k last month which should be very popular next year as it seemed to be well organised.

Depends which way you want to travel, but there are usually good events between Lincoln, Market rase, Retford, Newark, Worksop etc

03/04/2012 at 09:13
Also, Woodhall Spa 10k & Hull/Humber races aren't a million miles away either

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