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Lewes AC medals winners at the Sussex Masters Cross Country Championships

Showing that age is no barrier to winning medals Lewes AC runners came away with eight Championship medals. First away to tackle the tough hilly and frozen course at Lancing Manor were the Lewes AC women’s team in the race for women aged over 35. There was a ding dong battle between the first two Lewes runners throughout the race with Emma Rolling just pipping…

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Medal success for Lewes AC runners at the Sussex Cross Country Championships

Leading the medal chase by Lewes AC athletes at the Sussex Cross Country Championships were the Senior Women’s team. The team claimed the gold medal position for the first time in the club’s history beating the Brighton and Hove team into second place with Hailsham Harriers in third place. Izzy Coomber had a storming run to finish in third place overall and just missed winning…

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SEAA Indoor Champioships

Two Lewes athletes competed at the SEAA U15/U17 Indoor Championships held at Lee Valley over the weekend. Both came away with medals Jack Harris claimed the Silver in the U17m Pole Vault equalling the indoor club record with a 3.90m vault. Ivy Spencer U15G Pole Vault, picked up a Bronze medal in only her third competition, just missing the silver medal on countback. Ivy cleared…

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UK Record for Lewes AC Athlete

Competing in the Metaswitch Indoor Games at Lee Valley Athletics Centre on Sunday 11th December. Gemma Tutton became only the third UK U13 female athlete to clear 3m in the Pole Vault. Gemma entered the competition with a first time bar clearance at 2.70m a new club Indoor vault record, she followed this up with first time clearances at 2.80m, 2.90m and 3m. The latter…

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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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