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Lewes AC runners take to the hills and far away

With two tough races taking place over the Sussex Downs during the weekend 53 Lewes AC runners rose to the challenge and secured some fantastic results. The toughest and longest was the Beachy Marathon which with 26.2 miles, many steep hills, 300 steps and 14 gates can rightly claim its reputation as the tough one. Not daunted by the course 24 Lewes AC members took…

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Lewes AC members in medal winning form in three events

Lewes Athletic Club runners have made a medal winning start to this year’s cross country season. Encouraged by winning Championship individual and team medals at the Barns Green Half Marathon club members have continued with medal winning form in subsequent events. The Barns Green Half Marathon included the Sussex Championship and three Lewes AC runners came away with County Championship medals plus a team medal….

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Sussex County Medals at Barns Green Half Marathon

While Mike and Lewis were taking on the marathon in Berlin other club members were battling the half marathon at Barns Green. This event was also the Sussex half marathon championship and three Lewes AC runners came away with County Championship medals plus a team medal. Leading the medal chase was Tom Evans who finished the race in second place just behind the race winner…

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Success in the Berlin Marathon

With over 37,000 finishers in the Berlin Marathon on Sunday 25th September two Lewes AC athletes had fantastic runs to finish at the sharp end of the race. Mike Ellicock finished in a brilliant time of 2hours 31mins 41secs which placed him 104th overall and 11th in the men aged over 40 category. Mike’s time was 7minutes quicker than his time set in April at…

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Larissa Carter smashes club Hammer record

Larissa Carter competing at the Portsmouth open on Saturday 10th September topped the 50m mark for the first time. The throw of 51.23m added a massive 2.33m to her exsisting U17W club record.

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