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UK Pole vault best

Friday 2nd June; Gemma Tutton U13 girl guested in the Sussex U15 league West. Gemma had to wait over an hour to enter the competition clearing 2.80m on her first attempt. The bar them moved to 3.00m which she cleared after a couple of hiccups on her third attempt. The next height of 3.21m cleared first time for new UK U13 record. The bar was…

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Sliver at the UK Javelin Carnival for Anouska

Anouska Fairhurst an under 15 athlete travelled to Loughborough University over the weekend to take part in a national competition for young javelin throwers. In its sixth year the ‘UK Javelin Carnival’ is supported by British Athletics and draws athletes from across the UK and abroad to compete against each other. With new javelins on offer as prizes to the winners the competition is fierce…

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Club records at Withdean YDL match

On Saturday at Withdean stadium Alex Bates set a new U15B Long Jump record, jumping 5.69m Gemma Tutton U13G set a new 150m record crossing the line in 20.4 seconds. Aaron Duncan U15B with a 7 second pb just missed the 800m record with a time of 2;07.6 Adam Lawson U13B also just missed out on not one but two records. Recording 13.3 for 100m…

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Medals at County Championships

Held at K2 over the weekend of 13th & 14th May. Forty odd Lewes athletes entered and competed. Many lifetime bests listed the medal winners. U13 Girls minithon Gemma Tutton 79points Gold = club record U13 Boys minithon Jack Palmer 57 points Bronze U15 Boys 100m Sam Dunstall 12.12 Silver U15 Boys 300m Ben Goode 39.07 Silver U15 Boys 80m Hurdles Bailey Dean 14.51 Bronze…

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Early results from Sussex T & F champs

Scott Staples won the U20 Javelin with new championship record. Jack Harris wins U17 Pole Vault. Gemma Tutton wins U13 Minithon by a massive 16 points and equals the Lewes club record.

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Anouska Fairhurst U15 Javelin

Anouska Fairhurst has her first outing as an U15 Javelin thrower. Her throw of 39.40m at Gillingham in the YDL league destroyed the Lewes U15 girls record adding 10.56m to the previous mark. She goes straight to the top of the UK rankings and is just 95cm away from the Sussex record.

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A winning weekend for Lewes AC at Pett and Lewes

With two challenging races clashing over the weekend of the 12th March it was down to club members to rise to the occasion at both events. It was the last race of the Sussex Sunday Cross Country League at Pett and the challenging Moylman Marathon that starting and finished at Lewes. At the Cross Country race at Pett the challenge was to hold off the…

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Josh Burgess leads 29 Lewes AC runners in the Brighton Half Marathon

29 Lewes AC members together with the 8,000 other runners tackled the Brighton Half marathon on Sunday. There were many life time best times achieved by the Lewes AC members with 5 Lewes runners finishing within the first 100 places. First across the finishing line for Lewes AC was Josh Burgess in 11thposition overall and the 4th Sussex runner in the race. His time of…

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Sussex Indoor Champioships

The Sussex Indoor Championships had its normal poor entry numbers however a few from Lewes did make the trip to Carshalton and came back with seven medals and two club records. The outstanding Lewes performance of the weekend was from Sam Dunstall in the U15B 60m. He set a new club record of 7.66 whilst winning the Gold medal. The performance ranks him 6th in…

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