Thursday Club Run_

Thursday Club Run

Each Thursday evening we gather for a medium distance run – in the summer on the Downs and in the winter on the streets. The distances vary between 6.5 and 8.5 miles. To accommodate runners of all abilities we deploy a 'run-back' system with faster runners returning to the back of the group at intervals ensuring that no one runs alone. In addition, slower runners can take a shortcut if they need one. The starting points vary in the summer and leave from Withdean Stadium in the winter but always at 6:30pm. There is always a designated run leader for each session and their contact details together with route maps are published beforehand.

Distance 7-8 miles
The three summer meeting places all give access to downland routes:

D1/D2 Junction of Valley Drive/Dyke Road Avenue
We park and gather in Whitehorne Drive.

A1/A2/A3 Hollingbury Asda BN1 8AS
Go into the car park from Crowhurst Road to park and gather at the petrol station end of the car park.

F1/F2/F3/F4 The Swan Inn, Middle Street, Falmer BN1 9PD
Park and muster outside the pub.


Date Route Run leader
13 June A1 Steve Atkinson
20 June F4 Alex Cruttenden
27 June Black Cap Liz Halliday
4 July D1 Phil Grabsky
11 July A2 Andy Pumphrey
18 July F1 Jim Whitelegg
25 July D2 Steve Selby
1 August A3 John Lamb
8 August F2 Jon Wright
15 August D1 Amelia Culshaw
22 August A1 Andy Bone
29 August F3 Milan Watson
5 September D2 Alex Cruttenden
12 September A2 Lance Bellers
19 September F4 Andrew Haig
26 September D1 Dave Powell



Distance 7-8 miles
The four routes from Withdean Stadium park-and-ride car park:

Winter 1
Winter 2
Winter 3
Winter 4