| The Lewes AC women’s team won the Sussex Athletics cross country league. Held over four tough and testing courses at Goodwood, Lancing Manor, Stanmer Park and Hickstead Show Ground the team were convincing winners. Up against teams from across Sussex the Lewes team won the league’s first division by a large margin from Arena 80 in second place and .... |
| Leading the way with both a new personal best time and winning the women’s race outright was Izzy Coomber. With a time of 35mins 13sec she is now the best 10K women’s runner in the history of Lewes AC. Supporting Izzy to secure the women’s team silver medal just behind Arena 80 was Lydia Godfrey with a time of 41.15 .... |
| Showing that age is no barrier to winning medals Lewes AC runners came away with eight Championship medals. First away to tackle the tough hilly and frozen course at Lancing Manor were the Lewes AC women’s team in the race for women aged over 35.
There was a ding dong battle between the first two Lewes runners throughout the race ....
| Leading the medal chase by Lewes AC athletes at the Sussex Cross Country Championships were the Senior Women’s team. The team claimed the gold medal position for the first time in the club’s history beating the Brighton and Hove team into second place with Hailsham Harriers in third place.
Izzy Coomber had a storming run to finish in third place ....
| Two Lewes athletes competed at the SEAA U15/U17 Indoor Championships held at Lee Valley over the weekend. Both came away with medals Jack Harris claimed the Silver in the U17m Pole Vault equalling the indoor club record with a 3.90m vault.
Ivy Spencer U15G Pole Vault, picked up a Bronze medal in only her third competition, just missing the silver medal ....
| Competing in the Metaswitch Indoor Games at Lee Valley Athletics Centre on Sunday 11th December. Gemma Tutton became only the third UK U13 female athlete to clear 3m in the Pole Vault.
Gemma entered the competition with a first time bar clearance at 2.70m a new club Indoor vault record, she followed this up with first time clearances at 2.80m, ....
| With two tough races taking place over the Sussex Downs during the weekend 53 Lewes AC runners rose to the challenge and secured some fantastic results. The toughest and longest was the Beachy Marathon which with 26.2 miles, many steep hills, 300 steps and 14 gates can rightly claim its reputation as the tough one. Not daunted by the course .... |
| Lewes Athletic Club runners have made a medal winning start to this year’s cross country season. Encouraged by winning Championship individual and team medals at the Barns Green Half Marathon club members have continued with medal winning form in subsequent events.
The Barns Green Half Marathon included the Sussex Championship and three Lewes AC runners came away with County Championship medals ....
| While Mike and Lewis were taking on the marathon in Berlin other club members were battling the half marathon at Barns Green. This event was also the Sussex half marathon championship and three Lewes AC runners came away with County Championship medals plus a team medal.
Leading the medal chase was Tom Evans who finished the race in second place just ....
| With over 37,000 finishers in the Berlin Marathon on Sunday 25th September two Lewes AC athletes had fantastic runs to finish at the sharp end of the race.
Mike Ellicock finished in a brilliant time of 2hours 31mins 41secs which placed him 104th overall and 11th in the men aged over 40 category. Mike’s time was 7minutes quicker than his ....