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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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Lewes AC runners lead in the Downland Trail Races

Competing in the challenging 10 mile and 5 mile trail race across the Sussex Downs Lewes AC runners came away with a bundle of awards. Leading the medal chase was Matt Bradford who completed the hilly and tough 10 mile course to win the race in 59minutes 44 secs. This is the first time in many years that the course has been completed in under…

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National and Regional medals for Lewes AC young athletes.

Competing at National and Regional level a bundle of Lewes AC young athletes topped the medal tables and came away with many personal bests and great performances. The first event was the South of England Athletics under 15 and under 17 Championships held at Lee Valley over the weekend of the 11th and 12th of August. Emilie Oakden continued her fantastic season and cleared 3.00m…

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Medals from the Sussex Masters championships

Lewes AC members came away with five gold medals from the Surrey and Sussex Masters Championships held at Ewell Court on the 3rd June. First out of the blocks was Ciaran Harvey winning the gold medal in the 100m for men aged over 40 in a time of 11.69. Ciaran left everyone in his wake to also claim a Sussex gold  medal in the 200m…

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Gemma reigns in Spain

Forget all about rain in Spain it is now Gemma Tutton that reigns in Spain. Over two weeks in May in Malaga in Spain Gemma, as a Lewes AC under15 athlete, broke three club records, one Sussex County record and put herself second on the UK all time pole vault rankings with a 3.70m pole vault. The first Lewes AC club record to be broken…

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