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Sussex County Cross Country League – Individual & Team Medals

Over four hotly contested matches in the Sussex County Cross Country League Lewes AC athletes and teams came away with an impressive array of individual and team medals. With the matches taking place from September last year to this February Lewes AC had nine athletes in the top three places across seven different age groups and seven team medals across the same range of age…

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Cross Country Championship medals again for Lewes AC

On Saturday 18th January it was the turn of the Lewes AC runners who compete in the upper age groups to win team and individual medals. The Sussex Masters Cross Country Championships took place over a challenging two lap 5 mile Downland course at Coombe Farm, Lancing. It was in the race for over 40 men that Lewes AC runners showed a clean pair of…

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Medals for Lewes AC at the Sussex Athletics Cross Country Championships

It was a great day for Lewes AC runners competing in the Sussex Championships on the 4th January 2020. The club came away with 5 team medals and two individual medals. Starting the medal chase were the under 13 girls who in their race won the team silver medal with Esme Stephenson claiming the individual bronze medal. Grace Tuesday finished just behind in fourth place…

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Senior and Vet Cross Country Teams making progress

At the third Sussex Cross Country League match at Stanmer Park on the 30th November Lewes AC’s adult teams continued their steady improvement over the season The men’s A team were third in division one, raising their position from 4th to 3rd overall after three matches The men’s B team were 6th in division two, slipping back from 5th to 6th overall The men’s vet…

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Walkers do well at Steyning

Three Lewes AC  junior athletes took part in the Steyning AC Open Race Walks at Horsham track on Saturday 14th December. A mixed field of all ages  started in cold damp conditions facing a strong wind.  The near 30 competitors  set a fast pace  such that the Lewes AC walkers all did   their  best   times. Charlie Perry broke the 6 minute barrier for the 1k…

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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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