Crawley Athletic Club was founded in 1957. The Club is now based at K2 Leisure Centre on the outskirts of Crawley having moved from its former home at the now demolished Crawley Leisure Centre in Haslett Avenue.
The club is presently enjoying a very successful phase in it's history within almost all sections improving and being successful. Crawley AC is the only Sussex Club to have both Mens and Womens teams in national athletics leagues.
Senior Men have been Sussex Cross Country Champions, Sussex Cross Country League Champions, South of Thames Senior Cross Country Champions.
Crawley AC has been represented at Olympic, World and European Championship level by Tim Hutchings, Regina Joyce, Debbie Peel and Nick Buckfield.