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Lewes AC 50+ vets spread their wings

The Lewes AC team of vet over 50 runners took on the might of clubs from across the South of England and had a great result. Running in the 2019 SEAA road relays on the 22nd September at Crystal Palace and up against 24 other teams the band of Lewes runners not only had a very enjoyable day out but came in 6th Leading the…

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Josh Burgess – World Champion!

Josh Burgess, a long time member of the club, travelled to Chengdu China to take on the world’s best from all the police and prison services across the globe. Running against competitors from over 65 countries Josh won the cross county event by over 12 seconds to claim the gold medal. The race took place on Sunday 11th August in a temperature of over 35 degrees…

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Vaulting to the top of the class

Competing at the pinnacle of English School sports two Lewes AC pole vaulters finished top of their class. Emilie Oakden won the gold medal with a championship and personal best vault of 3.62m. This puts Emilie third on the all-time UK rankings. Currently top of UK rankings is another Lewes AC athlete Gemma Tutton with a leap of 3.81m. Knowing this Emilie’s last vault attempt…

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Pole Vault fundraiser at Lewes Athletic Club

Lewes Pole-Vaulters aim high to commemorate the Battle of Lewes Founded in 1984, Lewes Athletic Club has provided an inclusive environment for people of all ages to experience and enjoy the full range of athletic disciplines.  The club has a thriving youth academy and, since 2005, a hugely successful Pole-Vault group coordinated and developed by Rick Pilling. The club now boasts many of the country’s…

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Great results for Lewes AC runners in the 2019 Moyleman Marathon

With fine weather and a gusty wind for the Moyleman off road marathon on Sunday the 17th March Lewes AC runners again came up trumps. With the 26.2 mile course starting and finishing in Lewes and taking in all the biggest hills around the County town it was never going to be an easy course but it’s clearly home turf for Lewes runners. Leading the…

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Championship medals and life time bests for Lewes AC pole vaulters

Taking on top athletes from across the South of England in the indoor championships at Lee Valley, London Lewes AC pole vaulters came away with amazing results. Up against the top athletes from clubs across the south of England from Cornwall to Norfolk there were some great medal winning performances and whole bundle of new personal best performances. Natasha Clarke won the gold medal in…

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Two silver team medals for Lewes AC at the Sussex Cross Country Championships

Tom Evans became Sussex Champion for the second year running and led the Lewes AC senior men’s to a team silver medal at the Cross Country Championships held at Little Common at Bexhill. Close behind Tom finishing in the bronze medal position was Ben Savill who was just pipped on the line from making it a one two for Lewes. The team prizes were very…

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SATURDAY CROSS COUNTRY – URGENT NEWS RE CAR PARKING

  The car park for the Saturday XC League fixture at Stanmer Park  Brighton on the 10th November has been changed. It is not the one we used last year at the Amex Stadium (Bennetts). It is the Bridge Car Park, Brighton, BN1 9PW. If you are coming from the Lewes direction from the East, go past the football stadium and Falmer station keeping left…

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Lewes AC success at the start of the cross country season

With two cross country events taking place at the same weekend Lewes AC runners started the season well. The first of six Sunday Cross Country League events was at Snape Wood at Wadhurst where the Lewes AC mixed team of 16 won the event with 1073 points. With fourteen teams in the league this was a stunning result for the club for the first league…

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