Jul 21

Grantchester Charity Runs Updates…..

Latest: Welcome back Dame Mary Archer… Marshal Plan…. New T-Shirt Sponsor… Nippy Ventilator Goal…. On-site Registration 9am… Runs Warm-up 10am with CrossFit RNA… All happening on October 11th, 2015… Sue Dougan & Justin on BBC Radio Cambs… Register Now through link in sidebar or…..

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Jul 14

Grantchester Charity Runs are Raising Funds for a Nippy Ventilator

This year, the Grantchester Charity Runs are teaming with the Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust to raise funds for a Nippy Junior Ventilator. What exactly is a Ventilator, you may ask. Well I’m glad you did because I was wondering the same thing….

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Mar 31

2015 Grantchester Charity Runs: Sunday, October 11th, Registration Open

This year sees the introduction of new courses for both runs through attractive farmland adjacent to Grantchester. Importantly, there are no awkward road crossings in fact there are no road crossings at all. The courses are predominantly flat so we are expecting fast times! Registration and Sponsorship links…

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Mar 12

GCC Fixtures, 2015 – 2 More To Go, Both 1:30pm Starts at Spring Lane

It all started on Sunday May 17th….

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Aug 26

GCR’s Very Own Marshal(l) Plan*

A feature of the Grantchester Charity Runs that has been attracted a lot of positive feedback is the number of marshals out on the Courses. Here is an illustrated map of the Courses showing the location of the marshals….

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Aug 19

GCC has New Covers Thanks to ECB/EWCT/Waitrose

Yes, the ECB just doesn’t orchestrate winning the Ashes. It also provides grants to help clubs avoid losing games to bad weather…..

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Aug 17

GCC vs Lidgate & Ousden

Having made a more or less recovery from my last outing under GCC colours, and fortified with a bit of extra protection around the leg area, I took the field led by GCC’s skipper for the day, George….

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Aug 11

Double Trouble

What do you do when the Oppo just doesn’t show up? Double wicket tournament of course…….

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Aug 06

Grantchester Charity Runs on BBC Cambridgeshire Lunchtime Live

Did you catch Sue Dougan talking with GCR’s Justin Fairhall today (6 August) about this and last years Grantchester Charity Runs? If not don’t worry as it’s available on BBC’s…..

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Aug 05

GCC on the March….

How did we get on on Sunday? Another good question but fortunately someone has already asked it……

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Jul 26

Match vs Reach Rearranged for Sunday, August 23rd at 1:30pm

Good news! GCC vs Reach now on Sunday August 23rd at 1:30pm at Spring Lane

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Jul 23

Please Mister, Can We Have Our Ball Back?

This morning, Paula, Lord Archer’s housekeeper called to return a ball from The Old Vicarage’s garden. It had landed feet from a statue they have of a wicketkeeper and only a few more feet from the greenhouses…….

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Jul 22

It Costs You Nothing To Be Polite (a Tour p.s.)

True, many think me ‘old school’ but home from Derbyshire I wrote to The Duke of Devonshire to thank him for the Chatsworth game. The Duke is from an even ‘older school’ and, of course, has replied.

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Jul 21

Spring Lane from a Different Viewpoint

A view (with a difference) of some action from GCC’s Gents vs Players match from June, 2015

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Jul 20

Walking the Course (Grantchester Charity 10k, that is)

Dave, Jerry, Justin, T.K. and myself set out on Saturday to check out the new 2015 Grantchester Charity Runs Courses. It really was a bootiful day….

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