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Lewes AC athlete competes on the European stage

Taking part in the 12th edition of European Masters Indoor Championships in Madrid in March Ciaran Harvey won a silver medal as part of the British men’s over 40 4x200m relay team. With a record number of 4,000 athletes from 40 countries taking part in these Championships this was a fantastic achievement. Running in the British team the team secured their silver medal in a…

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Lewes AC wins East Sussex Cross Country League

At the league’s final cross country race at Pett Village Lewes AC were again confirmed as the League winner with 7 points to the 11 points scored by second team made up of the combined team of Wadhurst Runners and Crowborough Runners. Yet again it was a close battle with the second placed team but Lewes AC came through to make it the 10th time…

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Tom Evans wins the Costa Rica Coastal Challenge

Tom Evans a Lewes AC runner travelled to much warmer climes and took on the Costa Rica Coastal Challenge. This is a 230km, six stage race run over six days from the 11th to the 18th of February. Taking on the top trail runners from across the globe Tom won the race by 4mins 38 seconds, beating all the top and experienced Trail Runner from…

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Izzy Coomber the first women finisher in the Brighton Half Marathon

After leading the Lewes AC women’s team to their second gold medal win in the Sussex Cross Country League Izzy turned to road running in the Brighton Half Marathon. With a fantastic run Izzy was the first women to cross the line in the race with nearly 8,000 runners. On a bitterly cold day in Brighton Izzy ran the 13.1miles in a cracking time 1…

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Historic double win for Lewes AC cross country runners

After the final match of the Sussex Cross Country League at Stanmer Park in Brighton Lewes AC senior men and women’s teams both came away with team gold medals. The cross country league involves all Sussex clubs and takes place on four tough courses across the County including Bexhill, Goodwood and Worthing as well as Brighton. Never before achieved by the club this double win…

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Tom Evans in the Costa Rica Coastal Challenge

Have a look at the Costa Challenge web site and see what Tom Evans a Lewes AC member is taking on. Not content with being the first Brit to medal in Marathon Des Sable Tom is about to take on the world over 236km in Costa Rica Coastal Challenge Known locally as the ‘Rainforest Run,’ the Challenge is a stage race over six days from…

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Gold medal earned by Karin at Cross Country Champs

At the Sussex Cross Country Championships for runners in the Masters age groups Karin Divall earned her gold medal the hard way. Despite falling in the very muddy and hilly 4 mile course Karin maintained her first position in the women aged over 55 category. Supporting Karin in the medal chase the Lewes AC men’s team of over 40 athletes came away with a well-…

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Lewes AC winners in the Black Cap run

Lewes AC was asked by the East Sussex Sunday Cross Country League to put on a race at Lewes. The club not only organised the race but went on to win the event as well. Starting from the edge of Lewes near the prison the 5.5 mile race challenged the 300 runners from 16 clubs to run to Black Cap and back across the Sussex…

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Lewes AC wins medals at the 2018 Sussex Cross Country Championships

On a cold and windy day at Bexhill Lewes AC runners took on not only the muddy ground but the might of all the Sussex clubs and came away with a medal haul of 4 team medals and two individual medals. The prestigious individual gold medal and title of County Cross Country Champion went to Tom Evans from Lewes AC. Leading the 7.5 mile race…

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Tight at the top for Lewes AC runners in the Sussex Cross Country League

Tight at the top for Lewes AC runners in the Sussex Cross Country League In the Sussex Cross Country League the Lewes AC women’s team won the third match of four held at Lancing Manor. This win puts the Lewes team joint top with Arena 80 both teams having 205 points. With the last match of the four taking place at Stanmer Park in February…

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