ATHLETICS: Grantham’s Arthurian legend never falls Short

Arthur Short on his way to 24th place at St Ives.
Arthur Short on his way to 24th place at St Ives.

Two members of Grantham Athletic Club competed in the St Ives 10km on Sunday.

Club stalwart Arthur Short finished a respectable 24th in 39min 30sec and fellow veteran Phil Hall recorded 53:46.

Grantham AC fielded six athletes in three parkruns over the weekend. Dona Hall continued her assault on her personal best at the Lincoln event, reducing it by 16 seconds.

Results: Lincoln – 69 Richard Hall 23:25, 2

33 Dona Hall 34:15; Newark – 32 Keith Measures 23:22, 85 Dave Eldridge 27:01; Melton – 26 Janice Anderson 24:46, 28 John Ellerby 25:16.