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News Archive for 2014

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Grand Prix winners

The final results have just been published for the Sussex Grand Prix Road Racing series 2014. Phoenix were less than prominant in the club results but two of our vet runners kept the flag flying in the individual competition.

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Sportshall dominance

Phoenix Athletes turned out and competed in force at the Sportshall League with a staggering 19 first and 28 second places!

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Masterful Masters at SEAA XC Champs + juniors at the inter counties

The Over 60 men's team were the only vets to make this event from Phoenix but we did ourselves proud, coming away with an individual and team medals. Our junior inter-county runners were also on show.

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Brilliant at Brooks

We had a good turnout at the third Brooks Cross Country at Lancing. The weather was sunny but cold resulting in some brilliant performances.

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Well done Phoenix

The club awards party took place on Saturday 22 November at the Park View Pub. The atmosphere was great but was tinged with a little sadness as Paul Collicutt undertook the presentation for the last time as Chairman.

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Pepper forges on

Jon Pepper showed he was not to be trifled with at the Brooks Brighton 10k by storming to the finish from 30m behind to take second place.

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Almi wins in Bristol

Congratulations to Almi Nerurkar on winning the U15 girls race at the prestigious Mike Sully Cross Country, in Bristol last weekend.

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Juniors triumph at Sportshall

Phoenix started the sportshall league on Saturday 1 November and had a fantastic day winning the match by a staggering 60 points.

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Pepper on Winning Streak

Jon Pepper keeps the winning streak going....

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Bigg Shout Out

Bigg success at awards night...

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Great in the South Run

Well done to the Phoenix junior athletes who ran in the Junior Great South Run, which saw a podium finish for Alex Brothwell.

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Charlotte ends season on a high

Congratulations to Charlotte matthews who was placed 3rd girl in the Youth age category at the completion of the SE England Triathlon 2014 series of 9 races.

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Erica (and Nigel and Toby) for the Euros

Well done to Erica Martin, Nigel Heron and Toby Lewes for qualifying for the 2015 European Duathlon Championships.

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Good in the wood

Saturday 18th October saw the true start of the cross country season with the first of the Brooks Sussex League fixtures at Goodwood.

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Phoenix Awards

Come join us Saturday 22nd November for the annual Phoenix Awards at The Park View

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Sweet Sixteen

The National 6 stage road relay champs at Sutton Park on 4 October is the biggest and most competitive race of the season with only the very best teams in the county invited to run. Phoenix again showed their class coming a splendid sixteenth.

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Glorious at Goodwood

There were medals galore as Phoenix Athletes dominated at the Sussex Cross-Country Relay Championships at Goodwood, Saturday 27th September, with the dry conditions allowing for some fast times.

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Best out of three

Charlotte Mathews has had a busy few weeks competing at Nottingham, Crowborough & Medway with some fantastic results....

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Senior Men Triumph at Southern Road Relays

Held at the 'Rushmore' Stadium in Aldershot on Sunday 21 September, the senior men took the venue name to heart and improved on their 2013 time by five minutes gaining a covetted top ten position as they did so.

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Seven Up!

7 athletes went to the Havant Open On Saturday. It has been a long season for some of our young athletes but they didn't let this deter them and we had some good performances.

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Season's Best

As another track and field season finishes, Phoenix would like to mention the under 13/15 year old Athletes who have had a fantastic season....

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League success for U15s

Friday 5th Sept saw our under 15's take part in the final league meet of the season. Coming 9th overall, with 119.5 pts, they have shown real class throughout the season.

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Bigg bronze at the Championships

Phoenix Athletes finish the track season in style with some great results at the England Athletics U17 & U15 Championships at Bedford, August 30-31.

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They've got The Power!

Almi Nerurkar & Naomi Fonteyn's hard work is paying off as they achieve the Power of 10 UK top 100 mark, with Almi placed 3rd in the UK.

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Trials & Tribulations at the Euro Champs

Commiserations & Congratulations to Charlie Grice for surviving the European Championship final!

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Marina: 4th in the Country!

The weekend of August 16th & 17th saw Phoenix Athletes take part in the Southern Area Athletics Championships at Crystal Palace. There were some great results and a good medal haul for the club!

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Under 13 minithon

Wednesday 13th August saw many Phoenix members take part in the Under 13 minithon.

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CLUB RECORD!!!!

Robbie Fitzgibbon had a brilliant run in the Flanders Cup 3000m in Belgium on Saturday. He came 5th in a time of 8.10:70. This is a club U20 record. BRILLIANT!!!

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European Champion..? UPDATE!

Charlie Grice ran a well executed, tactical run in his heat to finish second in 3: 39.1 ensuring he runs in the Final today (Sunday).

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PBs all round

Well done to the following athletes for some great pbs recently at Eltham and Watford.

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A Commonwealth to be proud of

Phoenix's Charlie Grice became one of only 3 British athletes to run in the 1500m final at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday 2nd July.

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U13: League success

WELL DONE to Phoenix's Under 13 Boys and Girls teams who managed a very good second place in the final league meeting at Eastbourne on July 23rd.

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Blackcap Handicap

Thanks to our roving reporter Elsie for her piece on the annual Blackcap Handicap.

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Phoenix at the Commonwealth Games

The Commonwealth Games is now on and we are lucky enough to have Charlie Grice in the England team over 1500m. His heat is today Friday 1 August with the final tomorrow Saturday 2 August.

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Phoenix Fourth

Wednesday 16th July saw Phoenix out in force as they hosted the 4th Phoenix 10km.

 

 

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Diamond performance

Well done to Charlie Grice on his new 1500m pb set in the Glasgow Diamond League Grand prix.

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Exceptional Phoenix Performances

Congratulations to all our athletes who did exceptionally well at this last weekend's English Schools Championships.

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South East Tri: Charlotte's update

Charlotte Mathews overcomes disappointment at the Bridge Triathlon to secure first place at the regional South East Triathlon Series. Read on to hear how....

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Update: Medals galore!

Phoenix had 19 competitors at the under 13 and under 11 Quad Kids &
medals galore at the county under 13's and Quad Kids at Withdean on Sunday.

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League Successes

Wednesday 2nd July saw the under 15's have the last league meet of the season at Lewes and we had some great performances with the girls coming 2nd in the girls match.

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British Champ!

Charlie Grice wins his first title at the British Championships in Birmingham.

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Go Ro!

July 13th sees Phoenix members Ro Harrington & Colin Simpson set off to ride from Land's End to John O'Groats in aid of Cancer Research. Read on to support < Read more

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Phoenix Ladies: not the weakest link

Phoenix Ladies proved they are not the weakest link for the second year running by finishing first ladies in this annual event.

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Brownlees inspire Phoenix athletes

Toby Lewis and Charlotte Matthews both competed in the Super-Sprint Youth event (15-18yrs) at the Brownlee Triathlon (South) at Petworth Park on Sunday 15th June.

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Simon tackles the European Cross Triathlon Champs in Sardinia

A year after completing his first Triathlon, Simon Taylor felt honoured to start his first race for a Great Britain Age Group Team at. the 2014 European Cross Triathlon Championships in Sardinia on June 1.

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Just A Minute

South Downs Way Relay June 7th is without doubt one of the highlights of the running calendar. Traversing the 100 miles South Downs Way, the race consists of 6 runners running 3 legs each and a harried driver in charge of ....

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Master Nigel

A massive Phoenix 'hurrah' to Nigel Herron for finishing first in the V45 1500m, 800m AND 5000m races at the Sussex Masters County Championships.

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Phenomenal Phoenix 15s

Wednesday 4th June and Phoenix under 15's were involved in the 2nd of the league races at a blustery Eastbourne Track.

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Hove highlights

Highlights & pictures from the Arena 80 Hove Park junior races....

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Mathews on a mission

Charlotte Mathews has had a busy month competing in the South England Triathlon & Hyde Park Youth Aquathon....

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Track & Field Champ

Well done to William Saunders who came 3rd overall in the boys u13 minithon at the Sussex Track and Field Championships.

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Challenged in the Weald

Phoenix runners show their off road strength in the Weald Challenge, Sunday 25th May.

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Phoenix Open

Pictures from the Phoenix Open / BMC meet....

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PB in LA

PB for Phoenix's Charlie Grice in his season's opener in LA.....

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Battle of Hastings

Sussex Road Racing Grand Prix, Hastings: 5 Phoenix entries and ALL won....

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Gone with the wind

Charlotte Mathews fought blustery conditions to finish third at the East Grinstead youth triathalon....

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Phoenix athletes choose competition to set new PBs

On Thursday 1st May Phoenix was represented by 15 competitors from under 11 to under 15 at the K2, in Crawley, for the Haywards Heath Harriers Open.

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Medals galore!

      Eighteen Phoenix athletes braved the wet and windy conditions at the K2 to produce some excellent results....

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Phoenix Open

Brighton Phoenix Open Graded Track Races / BMC meeting.... come celebrate and break your own records!

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Road Runners

Phoenix always does well in this fiercely fought and exciting event and this year was no exception. UPDATE - New Pictures!

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London & on

Huge news from the London marathon as Phoenix runners do themselves proud....

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Full on at the marathon

Fantastic running by Almi Nerukar who came 1st in the U13 mini marathon in 17.05, 12 seconds clear of second place in what is reported to be a new course record.

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Miles of sucess

It was good to see so many junior Phoenix athletes competing in the Brighton Mini Miles races. There were many fine performances....

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Minithon Medals

Saturday 22nd March saw Phoenix athletes meet at Lee Valley for the last minithon of the year. With some brilliant performances, all of our athletes medalled.

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Phoenix in the Elites

Charlotte Matthews took part in the Youth event at the British Elite Duatlon Championships 2014 at the Rockingham Motor racing Circuit in Corby on Sunday 30 March.

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Track & Field stars

On Saturday several athletes went to the first track and field meet of the season at the K2. We had some fantastic performances.

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The Flyer that keeps you Fit

It's here – the March 2014 Phoenix Flyer. And this issue focusses on fitness of body and mind as written by the club's own therapists. You should notice some improvement just by reading what they have to say!

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Phoenix Four

Eight Phoenix runners contested the Sussex Half Marathon Championships at Hastings and one the mini mile youth race. Four walked away with trophies....

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Phoenix ensure Sussex bronze

Phoenix Athletes help place Sussex third in the C.A.U Inter-county Cross-country Championships at Crofton Park, Birmingham.

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Frost bites

Phoenix Athletes in the mix of medals at the Frosty Aquathon....

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Medals in the mud

The final Sussex League x-country league race was held at Bexhill on Saturday 1st March and the course, which is normally very muddy, was even more challenging than normal following weeks of rain. Just staying vertical and finishing with both shoes was Read more

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Right on, Brighton!

Sunday 16th saw one of the largest races in Sussex as over 10,000 runners took part in the Brighton Half Marathon and Youth Races. In a surprise turn of events the athletes ran in pleasant, sunny conditions!

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Everybody Jump!

4 Athletes from Phoenix competed at the Indoor County Championships on Saturday 15th Feb.

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Peppered with success

In one of the tightest finishes ever at the Chichester 10K Jon Pepper took second place. As the first Sussex runner across the line he now becomes County Champion.

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Fab Four

Phoenix boasted four winners at the Sussex Grand Prix Awards on 7 February.

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Too tight to mention!

Another riveting weekend as Charlie Grice, coached by our own Jon Bigg, took to the track at the British Indoor Championships at Sheffield.

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Down to the Wire in the Sussex Sportshall League

It all goes down to the last meet. at Lancing Leisure Centre on Saturday 8th February.
Phoenix are 8 points clear of Worthing

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Cross Country Campaign

Phoenix runners Almi Nerurkar and Naomi Fonteyn continue their cross county campaign.....

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Charlie on a mission

Charlie Grice has got off to a flying start in the indoor season coming third in the Indoor International at Glasgow last Saturday and seventh tonight at the International Athletics meeting at Dusseldorf.

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Bruce Masters Lancing

Bruce Warren put in another amazing performance in the O50 men to take silver by 1 second in 32.24. This places the O50 Men's A Team in bronze position ....

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Phoenix 1,2,3 at the Champs

Phoenix U15 Girls dominate as a reported record number of athletes met at the Sussex Schools Cross Country Championships on Wednesday 15th January.

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Saunders shines at the Open

Saturday 11th January saw 5 Phoenix Athletes take part in the Lee Valley u13/15 Open with fantastic results - including a South East number 1 ranking....

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Cross Country Champs!

Big news from the Sussex Cross Country Championships at Bexhill on Sunday 5th January as Phoenix members dominated.

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ESCA Champ

Fantastic news from the world of the East Sussex Cycling Association as Lizzy Brama has dominated the 2013 season.

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Upcoming fixtures

Mayfield Triathlon

Sunday, 28 May 2017

Rye 10M

Sunday, 28 May 2017
SGP

Brighton Phoenix Open/BMC races

Wednesday, 31 May 2017
Withdean Stadium

Recent results

BMC Regional Race - Eltham

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Grafman

Sunday, 21 May 2017

Arundel Triathlon

Sunday, 21 May 2017