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Lewes AC – Lockdown News – Edition Six

Further to the Government’s latest lockdown this message confirms that all club activities are suspended for 4 weeks starting from Thursday 5th November until Wednesday 2nd December. For clarity this includes all track sessions and gym sessions. The suspension also includes all club off track activities. As of this moment the regulations fail to include athletic tracks as a ‘public outdoor place’ and therefore it…

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Lewes AC – Lockdown News – Edition Five

Background We struggle on through the pandemic and continue to do the best we can for all Lewes AC members. There have been much creative thinking and actions and a range of athletic activities have been put in place to create opportunities for running and track and field activities. At the beginning when lockdown was a new phenomenon there were a large number of virtual…

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A wet and windy record breaking run by David Prince-Isles

Despite a weekend of wind and rain there were some great results by Lewes AC runners taking part in tough multi-terrain races across the Sussex Downs. Running in the South Downs Way 50 mile event from Worthing to Eastbourne David Prince-Isles smashed the course record for men aged over 60 with a time of 8 hours 14.38. Also competing in this challenging event were Ruth…

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Lewes AC – Lockdown News – News Extra

News Extra These are some notes to update you on a few club coaching matters as we trudge slowly forward coping as best we can with the virus. Coaching Use of the track As it is now possible to assemble groups of up to six people we have explored whether we can use this relaxation of the Government’s corona-virus guidelines to enable some coaching to…

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Lewes AC – Lockdown News – Edition three

As we all struggle on here is the third edition of Lockdown News to try and keep you up to date with some of the activities being undertaken while club activities are suspended. Lewes AC virtual 5K Thanks to the sterling efforts by Andrew Chitty the club’s virtual 5K run is being enjoyed (?) and entered by many club members. Having invited our French twinned…

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Lewes AC – Lockdown News – Edition two

The Jamie Powell Work Out The sprint group that I lead at the club has been undertaking daily workouts set for them through my work app (Personal trainer level 4 youth exercise and performance specialist). It has daily workouts and activities all scheduled and planned for a 12 week period. It includes workouts, foam rolling and stretching. It is a general full body approach and…

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Lewes AC – Lockdown News – Edition one

LEWES AC – LOCKDOWN NEWS  In sending this e-mail I truly hope that you are all keeping well and safe and managing to find ways to keep fit and healthy. It truly is an unprecedented situation and we all have to find ways to deal with the situation as best we can. I hope that this newsletter and subsequent newsletter helps in a little way…

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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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