Grantchester Charity Runs

2018 Grantchester Charity 10k & 3k: Results, Photos & More

Thanks for your support and participation at the 2018 Grantchester Charity Runs

  • Finally some IMAGES from the Drone and post-Run
  • …and some photos from circa 9.5km are HERE
  • PHOTOS from the pre-Runs Registration & Warm-up…
  • PHOTOS from The Bridge at 1.9km of the 10k
  • Results Summary and Prize Giving HERE
  • Video from the GCR Drone
  • ChipTiming 10k Results HERE 
  • Updated 10k Results HERE
  • Updated 3k Results HERE

We have a video back-up so if your name/number is missing, email with your estimated time, colour of shirt plus anything else that would make it easier to spot you in a video!

10th Anniversary Grantchester Charity Ruins, September 29th, 2019

The Volunteer-run 2019 Grantchester Charity Runs will  again be supporting Maggie’s Centre Cambridge and ACT, the Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust

The 10k and 3k both run through attractive farmland adjacent to Grantchester, just outside Cambridge. Importantly, there are no awkward road crossings in fact there are no road crossings at all! The courses are mixed terrain and predominantly flat. Chip Timing for all 10k participants.

Parking – Available at the Grantchester Village Charity Car Park located just outside the village on the road to Trumpington. The Car Park is a short walk from the Runs Start.

Our good friends at the Lunchtime Company are again sponsoring the Grantchester Charity Runs T-Shirts with proceeds going to Maggie’s and ACT. T-shirts may be purchased for £6 (tbc) through the registration process. Logistics, medals and trophies are again sponsored by HotelResUK and Great Events, Cambridge

Sports Corrective Therapy (tbc) will be back to provide pre- and post- race sports massage and injury consultation.

Every runner who completes the course will receive a commemorative medal and there will be trophies for the winners of both runs.

Special family offer: Registration for the 3k for an accompanied under 12 is only £5 (Adult must register separately)

Registration fees remain lower than 2017

We are now on Twitter: @GCRuns (and we are working on Facebook….)

‘On the Day’ Schedule (tbc)

The Runs and Parking are located on the Trumpington side of Grantchester (see map in sidebar). After you pass the Orchard Tea Garden, watch out for the flags (thanks to sponsor Great Events) and signs on your right when heading from Grantchester to Trumpington

  • On-Site Registration: 9:00am Note Registration is organised by Last name, First name
  • Bag Drop available next to Registration
  • On-site consultation with Sports Corrective Therapy: 9:00am
  • Warm-up: 10:10am
  • 10k Start: 10:30am
  • 3k Start: 10:35am
  • post Race: Our traditional refreshments of tea, coffee and a sausage or bacon bap thanks to our sponsor, Lunchtime Co
  • Medals for all 10k & 3k finishers
  • Presentation of Women’s and Men’s Trophies: (Earlier than) Noon (tbc)
  • Chip timing results (10k) will be available soon after the race
  • 3k results, photos and videos during the week following

Grantchester 10k Course

A look back to the 2017 Grantchester Charity Runs

2018 Check Presentation Ceremony

On a somewhat grey and damp November morning two of the GCR organising team met with Maggie’s and the Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust to hand over cheques following the record setting 2018 Grantchester Charity Runs.

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2018 GCR Finish & post-Run

from the Finish & Drone

A last Album of photos from the Ground (Finish) and Air (Drone)

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About 500m to go and you can smell and almost taste the post-Run refreshments. The leaders were too quick for the camera! The groupings in the Collages are chronological.

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3km Mark

Photos from the end of the short out and back loop ending at 3km. The leaders return… in the lead!

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2018 GCR Registration and Warm up

Our wonderful volunteers from Maggie’s and ACT and the 2018 GCR Registration plus the Sports Corrective Therapy Team and Carlos Guedes from CamFitness leading the warm-up

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David Wilson was first to the Bridge at the 1.9km mark

The Bridge @1.9km

Pictures from the early stages of the Grantchester Charity 10k

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Presentation Time

Results summary and pictures from the Prize Giving which brought the 2018 Grantchester Charity Runs to a close. Officiating are our lead sponsors Justin Fairhall (Lunchtime Company) and Steve Wilson (HotelResUK) along with Emily Willdigg (ACT) and Andrea Chupacova (Maggies).

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Lost Property

We found these while clearing up on Sunday. Please contact 10k at grantchester10k dot org if you recognise them.

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Updated 2018 10k Results

A few additions from the video back-up

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Grantchester Charity Runs From Above

You may have noticed a drone buzzing around on Sunday. Thanks to Club member Will Anderson, here’s…

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2018 Grantchester Charity 3k Results


Questions, Corrections, Please contact

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Markers and Arrows

The Grantchester Charity Runs Team were out today checking the courses….

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Onsite Registration

If you have not registered and paid on-line, you can register onsite as follows:

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Race Packs and Schedule

We are not sending out Race Packs in advance. All participants will receive their timing chips and Race numbers at the onsite Registrations. The numbers of the chips and Race numbers will match. More on the details follow….

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Another Map…

…showing where the Grantchester Charity 10k & 3k will take place on Sunday, September 30th.
ps Registration deadline is Thursday, Sept 27th @10am.

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Sports Corrective Therapy Ltd

Sports Corrective Therapy

Natalie & Chloe from SCT will be at the Grantchester Charity Runs providing their expert advice and therapy. They are great folks and know what they are doing! Look out for them in the Registration area.

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The Marshals are Ready

We have a great crew of Marshals who will make sure you complete the course and don’t get lost. There are a few new faces this year….

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ACT’s Liver Perfusion Machine Campaign

More on the importance of Liver Perfusion, the Machine and what it all means!

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Cambridge Independent

Grantchester Charity Runs Media Partner

The Grantchester Charity Runs are proud to announce that the Cambridge Independent will be their media partner for 2018

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2018 Grantchester Charity Runs: Maggie’s Centre Cambridge

This year we are excited to be teaming with Maggie’s, a charity that provides free practical, emotional and social support to people affected by cancer. Maggie’s is a place….

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