Pete Witcomb Honoured at Sussex Sports Awards
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Friday, 23 November 2018 00:00

altCongratulations to Pete Witcomb who has won the BBC Sussex "Unsung Hero" award at the Sussex Sports Awards.

Pete a member of the club since he was 10-years-old has dedicated thousands of hours of his time to Brighton & Hove AC both as an athlete and a coach.

In 2012 he was selected to carry the Olympic Torch for part of its journey through Brighton & Hove.

As a club we are delighted to see him honoured publicly once again.

Thank you for eveything Pete. We Salute You.

November Newsletter
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Thursday, 22 November 2018 13:26

Sussex Cross Country League, Stanmer Park

The first Sussex cross country league meeting of the season was held with record fields on a mild day with firm conditions underfoot in Stanmer park.Over 50 Brighton youngsters competed and five of our teams finished in the first 3 teams, with our u/15 boys coming out on top. It was an excellent start to the league season and great to see also so many u/13's competing in the first league race.

Lizzie Korczak's in Athletics Weekly
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Friday, 23 November 2018 00:00

img 8514Our own star under 17 javelin thrower Elizabth Korczak was featured in the November 1st edition of Athletics Weekly.

Sportshall News
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Monday, 05 November 2018 11:34

On Sunday Brighton and Hove athletes travelled to Horsham for the first of this season's Sportshall fixtures. Split across three age groups- under 11's under 13's and under 15's,the teams battled throughout the afternoon.In the boys match we were squeezed into third place behind Crawley and Horsham by a mere half point but managed to reverse the result beating Horsham into third place in the girls fixture.

Full results here

Pete Witcomb Shortlisted for "Unsung Hero" award at Sussex Sports Awards
Written by Melanie Anning   
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 16:31

Pete WitcombCongratulations to veteran coach Pete Witcomb who has made the final three of the Sussex Sports Awards in the BBC Sussex 'Unsung Hero' category.

Pete, a Brighton native, has been a member of the club since he was 10 years old.

In 2012 Pete was honoured to be selected to carry the Olympic torch on its journey through Hove.

The winner will be announced on Friday 23 November at The Grand Hotel, Brighton. Good Luck Pete . The club is rooting for you.

Brighton & Hove AC Club Records broken in 2018
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Wednesday, 31 October 2018 18:12

Longstanding Club and County records have tumbled this season. Congratulations to the Brighton & Hove AC athletes who have made their own little piece of history:

Senior Men

Javelin (800g) 63.95 Edan Cole (U20)

Senior Women

100m 11.77 Amber Anning (U20) (County U20 record)

LJ 5.95m Katie Garland

Heptathlon 5487 Katie Garland (County SW record)

Under 17 Girls

Javelin 48.07m Lizzie Korczak (County record)

Under 13 Girls

Javelin 400g 37.64m Dulcie Yelling (County record)

Under 13 Boys

Javelin 400g 39.77m Josh Clarke

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