Hello and welcome to Brighton and Hove AC, the largest and oldest Athletic Club in the area.

We are a vibrant and thriving club which strives to promote health and well-being in the community through athletic excellence.

Our skilled and experienced coaching staff support athletes of all abilities in the disciplines of track and field, cross-country and road running.

Our athletes, ranging in age from nine to 90, take part in competitions and leagues year-round.

We train at Withdean Stadium on Tuesday (17:00-20:15) and Thursday (17:00-20:00) evenings and on other days and times by arrangement with individual coaches.  Come along and talk to some of our athletes and coaching staff and see how you can get involved in this great sport.

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Latest News

April 7, 2023

Do you need help to pay for training, membership, injury issues or competition expenses to represent the club? Brighton & Hove Athletic Club has a dedicated fund to support club… Read More

May 17, 2024

This past weekend, not only did Isaac Machin become the 2024 Sussex Minithon Champion He also broke the Club Record of 1.50m jointly achieved by both Terry Borthwick & Thomas… Read More

May 14, 2024

We are celebrating a phenomenal 49.51 seconds 400m for our athlete Amber Anning. This performance, a half-second personal best, moves Amber to third on the British Athletics All-Time list, behind… Read More

May 11, 2024

The winter season awards (2023-24) were presented in the Club House on 30th April, by our President, Graham Ashdown (https://brightonandhoveac.com/happy-80th-birthday-graham-ashdown/). This is the last time Graham will present the awards,… Read More

May 4, 2024

A huge congratulations to U13G Skye Widdows, who ran a fantastic 1500m race on Wednesday 1st May’s Brighton Open at Withdean, coming in at 4mins 55.7 seconds! Skye has broken… Read More

April 23, 2024

  Congratulations to 4 of our club athletes who competed in the 2024 London Marathon this weekend. Our runners are all pictured above proudly wearing their B&HAC club vests: Kieran… Read More

April 14, 2024

Brighton and Hove athlete Amber Anning has continued her stellar season by breaking her own Sussex AA 400m record of 50.43 seconds. Competing at the Tom Jones Invitational in Florida,… Read More

April 9, 2024

As the Winter season ends, we have the opportunity to look back and see what Sussex Cross Country and Road Races were like 100 years ago. The featured photo showcases… Read More

April 8, 2024

That’s it. My maiden season as Winter Team Manager, u13/u15/u17, is over. I made it! More importantly, WE made it! It has been quite a journey, and I have been… Read More