Cross country events take place over the winter between October and March. Lewes AC belongs to two cross country leagues as well as taking part in various championship events.
East Sussex Sunday Cross Country League
The Club is a member of the East Sussex Sunday Cross Country League. This is a club team event with 15 runners to score out of a team of 20.
The scoring team consists of 6 senior men, 3 veteran men 40+, 1 veteran man 50+, 1 veteran man V60+, 3 senior women, 1 female veteran 35+ and 1 female veteran 45+
12 clubs take part in the league with some clubs joining together to make combined teams.
The events take part on a Sunday morning with the junior events (free) starting usually at 10:30am and the senior event, which is usually about 5 miles in distance, starting at 11:00am.
Apart from the team prize awarded at the end of the season individual prizes are also awarded in all the age groups.
The dates and venues for the all the events can be found under the fixtures page of this web site or at the East Sussex Sunday Cross Country League site.
Sussex Cross Country League
Lewes AC also takes part in the Brooks Sussex Cross Country League. The format of this league is different with the races being run in the respective individual age groups, with the senior age group divided into several divisions
This league divided into divisions takes place on Saturdays and is also an inter-club competition as well as an individual age group competition. For dates and venues see the fixtures page of this web site or the Sussex Athletics site.
Sussex Cross Country Championships
During the season a number of cross country championships are held for the various age groups.
Again the dates and venues of the various events can be found on the fixtures page of this web site or the Sussex Athletics site.
Regional and National Championships
The club also enters both individual and teams in to the Southern Counties Championships and the National Championships