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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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Great runs by Team Sida in the Chester Marathon

Running for England in the Chester Marathon on the 8th October the husband and wife duo of Helen and Lewis Sida both had a great runs. Helen was the star runner with first place in the women over 50 category in a time of 3 hours 08mins 43sec. This age category win placed Helen 18th woman overall in the race with over 2,500 finishers. Lewis…

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Barns Green Half Marathon try out for Lewes AC Team Sida

Picked to represent England in the Chester Marathon on the 8th October the Lewes AC husband and wife team of Helen and Lewis Sida tried out their fitness in the Barns Green Half Marathon. Their results in the race showed that things are looking good for their England debut. Helen no doubt will claim family bragging rights with her first place in the women’s 50-59…

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Club records for Rosie & Adam

Adam Lawson broke the club U13 75m (9.81) & 150m (19.09) records competing in the Sussex U13 championships this earned him two silver medals and a gold was added in the 4 x 100m relay win. Rosie Kornevall set a new club U11 150m record of 23.21 competing at the Blackheath & Bromley open. Big sister Chloe went second on the U15 800m rankings with…

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English Schools

Six Lewes AC athletes have been included in the Sussex schools team. They will be competing at the Alexandra stadium Birmingham on the 7th & 8th of July. The action can be watched live on Vinco sport. Larissa Carter U19 W Hammer Friday 10.00/11.15 Jack Harris U17 M Pole Vault Friday 12.30 Anouska Fairhurst U15 G Javelin Friday 12.00 Ivy Spencer U15 G Pole Vault…

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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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