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Athletics Clubs West Sussex

ATHLETICS CLUBS West Sussex

ATHLETICS CLUBS
WEST SUSSEX

Athletics Clubs in West Sussex

Athletic Clubs in East Sussex offering many athletic disciplines for children from track and field during the summer to cross country training during the winter. Athletic clubs coach and train young athletics in Track and field and cross country preparing them for league matches and competitions throughout the year. To join an athletics club there is an annual fee which includes the England Athletics affiliation fee. Some clubs may also charge a small weekly fee on attendance.

CROSS COUNTRY

Sussex Cross Country League
The Sussex Cross Country League is a series of four races, organised by the county, which take place annually between October and February at different venues across Sussex. Within the league there are age and gender graded distances of up to five miles. In recent years a non-scoring Under 11 race has also been introduced to give athletes aged 9+ race opportunities. After the final league race individual medals are awarded to the first three teams and first three individual athletes in all categories, with their best three runs taken into account.

Sussex Cross Country Championships
The Sussex Cross Country Championships (sponsored by Brooks) takes place every January at a different venue in Sussex. There are races in all age groups from under 13 to senior and in recent years it has also incorporated a non-championship under 11 race. The first three athletes and teams in each age group receive medals.

Cross Country Relays
These championships take place in September or October annually, at various venues.This is a relay race where teams enter three runners (four in the senior men) who complete the distance before handing over to the next runner. Medals are awarded for first, second and third placed teams.

Sportshall Athletics
An indoor mix of fun and competition during the winter months for U11, U13 and U15 athletes. Sussex AA supports two Sportshall leagues which take place at Horsham and Lancing.

TRACK AND FIELD

The Track & Field season runs from April to early September.
Track: Sprints (100m, 200m, 300m, 400m), hurdles, middle distance, long distance.
Field: Throws (Shot Put, Discus, Javelin, Hammer), High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump, Pole Vault.

The Sussex U13 and U15 League is divided into two areas - East division and West division. Both divisions have three matches per season with a final in September combining the two divisions.

The Sussex Combined Events Championships takes place annually in September. Competition is open to all age groups from U13 to Master/Veterans.

Sussex AA organises five Track & Field Championships across the year. Between them, they cater for all age groups from Under 11’s to Veterans.

Sussex Under 13 Championships and U11 QuadKids takes place in June or July annually. The competition attracts the best talent from across Sussex to compete in a full range of track and field events for their age group.

The Youth Development League runs competitions for club teams at under 13, under 15 (the Lower Age Group) and under 17 and under 20 (the Upper Age Group). Both age groups have their own matches on different days, over four weekends across the summer months.

There are also a number of what are called Open Meetings which anybody can enter by paying an entry fee. These meetings are especially important at the beginning of the season.

In addition many athletes still at school will be looking to represent their school, and their district in the County School Championships (normally held on the second Saturday of June). 

Winter and Summer fixtures, results and rankings can be found on the Sussex Athletics website.


ATHLETIC CLUBS WEST SUSSEX



BURGESS HILL RUNNERS
Athletics Training: Running Club
Children: From 8 yrs+
Training Venue: Burgess Hill School and Triangle Leisure Centre, Oakmeeds Community College, Station Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex.

CHICHESTER RUNNERS AND ATHLETICS CLUB
Athletics Training: Track & field, indoor sportshall and cross country.
Children: From 9 yrs+
Training Venue: Venue: Westgate Leisure Centre and Oaklands Park, Chichester, West Sussex.

CRAWLEY ATHLETICS CLUB
Athletics Training: Track and Field, Indoor Sportshall and cross country.
Children: From 9 yrs+
Training Venue: K2 Crawley, Pease Pottage Hill, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 9BQ

SUPER 8's ATHLETICS
Athletics Training: Weekly term training and and summer camp.
Children: From 5 yrs - 7 yrs old.
Training Venue: K2 Crawley, Pease Pottage Hill, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 9BQ

EAST GRINSTEAD ATHLETICS CLUB
Athletics Training: Track and Field and cross country running.
Children: Academy for children in years 4 and 5.
Training Venue: Imberhorne School Imberhorne Ln, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 1QY

HAYWARDS HEATH HARRIERS
Athletics Training: Track and Field and cross country running.
Children: From 9 yrs+
Training Venue: Whiteman's Green, Cuckfield and Warden Park Academy Sports Hall, Cuckfield

HORSHAM BLUE STAR HARRIERS
Athletics Training: Track and Field, Indoor Sports Hall and cross country
Children: From 10 yrs +
Training Venue: Broadbridge Heath Leisure Centre, Wickhurst Ln, Broadbridge Heath, West Sussex, RH12 3YS

LANCING EAGLES RUNNING CLUB
Athletics Training: Road, Cross Country, 10K, Marathon.
Children: From 16 yrs+
Training venue: Lancing Manor Leisure Centre, Manor Road, Lancing, West Sussex, BN15 0PH

STEYNING ATHLETICS CLUB
Athletics Training: Indoor Athletics, race-walking, running , swimming, cycling and circuit.
Children: From 7 yrs +
Training Venue: Clubhouse, Charlton Street, Steyning, West Sussex.

WORTHING AND DISTRICT HARRIERS
Athletics Training: Track and Field and Cross country
Children: From 10 yrs+
Training Venue: Worthing Leisure Centre, Shaftesbury Avenue, Worthing, West Sussex BN12 4ET

BEE-FIT
Athletics Training: Fitness classes and Mini Kickers and Toddler Rugby.
Children: For babies and children from 6 months to 5 yrs old.
Venue: Worthing Leisure Centre, Shaftesbury Avenue, Goring-by-Sea, Worthing, West Sussex, BN12 4ET.

USEFUL LINKS

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SUSSEX ATHLETICS

LIST OF PARK RUNS IN SUSSEX

BRIGHTON MINI MILE RACES (April)

VITALITY BRIGHTON HALF YOUTH RACE (February)

WEST SUSSEX FUN RUN LEAGUES

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