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News Archive for 2009

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Finn McNally wins Boxing Day race

Finn McNally who is only in his first year as an Under 20 athlete, became one of the youngest ever winners of the annual Boxing Day race in Brighton's Preston Park.

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James wins the Hove Park 5K

James Miles has come second on three occasions in the Hove Park 5K time trials, but on Saturday 5 December he ran a hugely commited race to win the event. Martin Bean and Howard Bristow from Brighton and Hove AC pushed him all the way, with Martin taki Read more


'Silver Foxes' retain gold at Masters XC Champs

The over 60s men's team (aka Silver Foxes) were defending champions at the Sussex Masters XC Champs at Denne Park on Sunday 6 December. That they did so with a thumping 16 point lead over silver-placed Brighton and Hove was down to a fine run by Andrew Read more


Phoenix Success in Paratriathlon Ranking Series

Congratulations to Faye McClelland for winning her category an Read more


Phoenix triumph at Preston Park Races

The weather may have been appalling, leading to reduced numbers on the day but the racing was good and Phoenix notched up considerable success. Josh Guilmant took the men's race with a thrilling finish against Chichester's James Baker. Erica Martin led Read more


Nigel Herron 2nd in Duathlon Rankings


Well done to Nigel Herron for his 2nd

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Phoenix Ladies go Long....

October has seen two of our ladies taking on the challenge of ironman racing. Rachel Bibby was in action in Barcelona on the 4th while Lizzy Brama was in Hawaii for the World Championships on the 10th.

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Phoenix Women win Cross Country Relay Champs

Phoenix women entered an unprecedented four teams for the Sussex Cross Country Relay Championships and were rewarded with victory for the A team. Erica Martin came home in the lead after leg 1 only for Horsham Blue Stars to take over the lead on the se Read more


Sophie Coleman – World Junior Duathlon Champion

Sophie Coleman and Vicky Graves have continued British Triathlon’s summer of success winning gold and silver respectively at the Junior Women’s 2009 Concord ITU Duathlon World Championships held in Concord, North Carolina on 26 September

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Senior Men excel at South of England Road Relay Champs

The senior men put together pretty much their best team for this prestigious event A devastating first leg by Pat Davoren (18:58) and an equally impressive last leg (19:10) by Josh Guilmant bookended fine runs by the rest of the team. They were rewarde Read more


Tim Bayley Breaks 4 mins for the Mile

On Saturday 26th September Tim Bayley broke 4 mins for the first time

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Josh Guilmant takes 5K time trial record

On Saturday 29th August, Josh ran 15:08 to take the top spot in the all-time Hove Park 5K time trial records. This eclipses Ben Warren’s long-standing time by 4 seconds and knocks 14 seconds off Josh’s pb on this course. What made

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Gold medal for Faye McClelland

Faye won the T4 event at the Hyde Park Paratriathlon on Saturday 15th August which is a showcase event for the 2012 ParaOlympics with the largest ever field for a ParaTriathlon in Europe.

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Josh consolidates lead in Sussex 5k rankings

Josh Guilmant travelled all the way to Stretford track Manchester on Saturday 25 July to compete in a paced 5k race and recorded a massive pb which keeps him firmly at the top of this year's Sussex rankings. 

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Record turnout for the Blackcap Handicap

The annual Phoenix Blackcap handicap  was held on the most perfect of Downland evenings (see attached photos)  and attracted a record 35 athletes for this 5mile run. Thanks are due to Liz Halliday for a splendid piece of organisation and to J Read more


Southern U20 & Senior Champs

At last weekends South Of England track and Field Champs Phoenix had a small group of athletes who on the whole performed very well. Top of the bunch was Pat Davoren ( pictured in his race ) who

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Phive K Phoenix

There must have been something in the air at the Hove Park 5k time trial on Saturday 20 June. No fewer than 5 Phoenix runners recorded pbs by substantial margins. For the icing on the cake Dave Carter won the event, which had a record Read more


South Downs Way Relay 2009

A fantastic day out... Phoenix had three teams running on a good day for racing with a light wind helping and cool conditions a number of Phoenix records were broken and many others challenged. Read more


Tim Bayley Video

Tim Bayley is still putting up good performances in the US and is still proudly wearing the Phoenix vest. Recent marks include two 1:48 800ms and a second place in the Puma Mile in 4:02. If you go to the link below you can see a video of Tim running

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Club Record For Sophie

At the Sussex Track and Field Championships in May Sophie Coleman broke Bridgit Smyth's U20 Club and Sussex record for 3000m when she won the County Champs in 9.27.9. This time is a qualifying time for this years European Junior Championships and curre Read more


Charlie Grice outpaces Steve Ovett at Brighton Schools

Charlie Grice has had an amazing week. On Wednesday 20 May at the Brighton Schools Championship he set a new record time of 1:58 for the intermediate boys 800m. To put this in perspective this eclipses the time set by Steve Ovett at the same age and su Read more


Another Phoenix Triathlete Qualifies for Australia

Saturday's Little Beaver Triathlon saw Malcolm Hughes qualify for GB Team.

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New Tri Gear Designs on Show

The impending orders for new tri gear should look something like this (these are the designs we submitted) When the suppliers proofs are ready we will show those here.

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Phoenix Athletes Qualify for Age Group World Triathlon Champs

Tim Woodman and Debbie Evers qualify for the GB team going to Australia in September.

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Malcolm Hughes 3rd at Steyning Triathlon

Malcolm Hughes got his first podium finish at the Steyning Long Triathlon on Sunday 3rd May. Finishing third behind

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Gold for Sophie Coleman

World Junior Champion Sophie Coleman added the National Junior Duathlon Championship at Loughborough on Sunday 26 April. Her winning time was 1:03:22 almost 1 minute ahead of 2nd.

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Nigel Herron doing well in Duathlon Rankings

After 4 races Nigel Herron is 15th overall and 2nd in his age-group in the British Duathlon Ranking Series.

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Lizzy Brama BUCS 10Mile TT Champion

Saturday 25th April 2009

Lizzy Brama wins the British Universities Colleges and Sport 10 Mile Time Trial Championships in Oxford in a time of 24 min 25 sec.

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London Marathon 2009 Results

Hot conditions in the capital but Phoenix were well represented with at least six PBs.


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Senior men take bronze in Sussex relays

The senior men were defending champions at the Sussex Road Relay Championships at Christ Hospital on 11 April. This time it was bronze for the team with Josh Guilmant running a storming leg for individual silver.

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Steyning Duathlon news

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Nigel Herron Qualifies for Euro Du Champs

At the British Duathlon Champs in Milton-Keynes on Sun 5th April Nigel Herron qualified to go to the ETU Duathlon European Championships in Budapest on 24 May. See the forum for his race report.  Well done Nigel!

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Mike Murphy shows the way

Mike Murphy broke the three hour barrier with a splendid 2:58:36 at the Rotterdam Marathon on April 5th. This should spur on the others in Malcolm's training group who are eyeing the same target in London.

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JG and JM PB at Reading Half

The Reading Half Marathon has become very popular with Phoenix Athletes in recent years. It's reasonably flat well-organised and perfect for pbs. This year's hopefuls were not disappointed.

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Josh and Matt lay down some markers at Hove 5k

A record 172 ran the Hove Park 5K timetrial on 21 March and Phoenix athletes Josh Guilmant and Matt Barrie lit the event up on their debuts.

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English Schools Cross Country Champs

Phoenix athletes were in action at the English Schools Cross country Championships at Stanford Hall on Saturday 21st March. Charlie Grice came 28th in the Inter Boys race and Max Pickard (pictured) came 98th. In the Inter Girls race Beth Kidger came 77 Read more


Moss on the Fells

Ian Moss ran his first fell race of the season on March 7 – Black Combe in the South-West Lake District.

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Men's teams announced for South Downs Relay

Men's manager Andy Bone has announced his selection this week for the 100 mile South Downs Way relay on Saturday 6th June.

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Phoenix feature large at the Inter Counties XC

There was Phoenix representation across the board in Sussex vests for the Inter-county championships in Nottingham on 7 March. Stars of the day were Charlie Grice who was 6th in the U15 boys and Sophie Coleman 10th in Read more


Sophie, Charlie, Liz and Pat shine at National XC champs

Superb performances again by our young stars. Sophie Coleman came 6th in the junior womens’ race which does no harm to her immediate goal of making the GB team for the World cross country champs in March.

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Tim Bayley runs 4:01 indoor mile

Wearing Phoenix colours, Tim Bayley, who lives and works in the States, ran a magnificent 4:01 mile in the New Balance indoor games at the Armoury in New York last weekend. Read more

Bronze and silver for Sophie in Sydney

A bemedalled Sophie Coleman will be returning home from Australia following some brilliant performances in the “Australian Youth Olympic Festival” at Sydney. Read more

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