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Training

We have a variety of training sessions per week hopefully all of which will suit some of your needs. Whether you're a seasoned athlete or just looking to get fit we will have something for you.

Monday: Track 18:00 - 19:30 (Lewes Leisure Centre)

Thursday: XC Intervals 18:00 - 19:00 ( Falmer Sports Complex)

Friday:  Track 18:00 - 19:30 (Lewes Leisure Centre)

Saturday: XC 10:00 (Sports Centre)

Lewes is a 5 minute train journey from Falmer, and from Lewes station the track is a further 10 minute walk. Ask any committee member if you're unsure of how to get there!

On top of these we have the opportunity to join Brighton Phoenix Athletics Club on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings. Ask any committee member or coach for more details on these too.

Committee 2016-2017

  • President: Tilly Ellis-Jarman 
  • Vice President: Calum Upton 
  • Track and Field Captain: Femi Danso 
  • XC Captain: Calum Upton )
  • Social Secs: Dylan Terry and Jennie McCaughin
  • Treasurer and Welfare Officer: Josh Rainer 

Email the committee at athletics@clubs.sussexstudent.com to get in touch.

Awards

  • Most Improved Club: 2013/14
  • Event of the year: 2014/15
  • Sports Personality of the year: Tom Woodall 2013/14 and 2014/15; and Sam Mccann 2014/15

 

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/groups/122054991237918/
Twitter: @UoSAthletics
Instagram: @sussexuniathletics
Strava: https://www.strava.com/clubs/311897

  • The best place to get all the up to date info!

 

ActiveUS

We also have social running groups with sessions lead by the ActiveUS team!

A great way to get fit, have fun and meet new people!

Monday:  5:00-6:00 (experienced)
Wednesday:  2:00-2:30 (beginners); 3:00-4:00 (experienced)

Facebook: ActiveUS Fun Runs
Twitter: @ActiveUsSussex
Instagram: @actuveussussex 

For more information about ActiveUS and the ActiveUS runs ask any committee member. 

Competitions - SO MANY!!

BUCS:

  • BUCS Cross Country Championships: 

    Date Saturday 3rd February 2018

    Venue Hillingdon House Farm Sports Ground

    Address Gatting Way, Uxbridge, London , UB8 1ES
     

  • BUCS Indoor Athletics Championships:

    Date 16-18 February 2018

    Venue EIS Sheffield

    Address Coppleridge Road, Sheffield , S9 5DA

  • BUCS Outdoor Athletics Championships: 

    Date 5 - 7 May 2018

    Venue Bedford International Stadium

    Address Barkers Lane, MK41 9SB

Please see https://www.bucs.org.uk/sport.asp?section=460&sectionTitle=Athletics for more information. 

As well as these there's a number of races we compete in throughtout the year: 

Date: Race: Venue:
Oct 14th Sussex XC League 1 Goodwood
Nov 11th Sussex XC League 2 Bexhill
Nov 19th Brighton 10km Brighton
Dec 2nd Sussex XC League 3 Lancing
Feb 10th Sussex XC League 4 Stanmer
Feb 25th Brighton Half Marathon Brighton

For more information on cross country, road, indoor or outdoor track races please speak to any committee member or coach. 

Brighton has 4 fantastic Parkruns every Saturday: Bevendean Down (http://www.parkrun.org.uk/bevendeandown/), Preston Park (http://www.parkrun.org.uk/prestonpark/), Brighton & Hove (http://www.parkrun.org.uk/brighton/) and Hove Promenade (http://www.parkrun.org.uk/hovepromenade/).

Click on the links for more information on the Parkruns. 

                                                          England Institute of Sport (EIS)

 

                                                                       2015 BUCS Indoor Team

                      Leeds XC 2013

 

Socials

We host regular socials, organised by the stunning social secs, including nights out, fancy dress, fundraising (raising over £600 for Chectnut treehouse childrens hospice last year), pub quizzes and team bonding events for all athletes to have some fun with the team. For more information on socials speak to Dylan and Jennie.

First Socials:

27th September – All Fresher’s dress in white – Falmer Bar for initiations, Walkabout, Pryzm

4th October – Pub Golf: 9 holes, 9 drinks. Try and survive.

11th October -  House Party

18th October – Anything but Clothes: Bin bag, toilet roll, balloons? 

         

                    24 Hour Charity Row

 

 

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Other useful contacts

Activities Officer - Lucy Williams

Email: activities@sussexstudent.com
Office: Activities Centre, 1st floor, Falmer House

Sports Development Manager - Sarah Hall

Email: sarah.h@sussexstudent.com
Phone: 01273 877322
Office: Activities Centre, 1st floor, Falmer House

Sports Assistant - Doron Mazor

Email: doron.m@sussexstudent.com
Phone: 01273 87387
Office: Activities Centre, 1st floor, Falmer House

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