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Ultra Style

Darryl Hards completed his first Ultra 50km challenge in ultra style.....

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Sportshall second

Well done to the young Phoenix athletes for their second place at the second Sportshall league match at Worthing, December 12th.

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Flying the Phoenix flag abroad

Congratulations to Andrew Neighbour for competing in the Lanzarote half marathon on 12th December and for flying the phoenix flag abroad!

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The Sub 30 Club

Hats off to Finn McNally who ran into the Phoenix record books with a sub 30 10k!

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Your club needs YOU!

Huge Phoenix turn-out at Lancing place individuals & teams in line for medals at the Sussex Cross County League.

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Kings of the hill

Phoenix runners conquer the heights of the Crowborough 10k on Sunday 29th November

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Phoenix Awards

The most important Athletics event in the world on Saturday 28th November was held at Alfresco's, Brighton. The annual Phoenix Awards was a glittering celebration of the dedication & successes of our members.

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Flying Finn

Phoenix were out in force at the Preston Park 5k parkrun, following a flying Finn McNally who took a new course record....

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Cross country continues

With over 40 mile an hour winds and a sudden drop in temperature the second cross country league race at Bexhill on Saturday proved not for the faint hearted!

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10 Mile Emil

Phoenix junior Emil Chamberlain aged eleven, did a sponsored 10 mile run on Saturday 21 November to raise money for Save the Children

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Sports Hall success

Saturday 14th November saw Phoenix compete in the under 11/13 year old Sports Hall competition. The young Phoenix athletes have hopefully started the season as they mean to go on....

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Just a breeze!

Runners in the Brooks Brighton 10k tackled head winds of up to 40mph this Sunday. Never to be fazed, Phoenix runners still pulled out some good performances.

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Awards Night

Don't forget to book your ticket for the Phoenix awards night, 28th November......

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Multisport club champions

The Phoenix multi-sport club championships came to a conclusion with fifth event at the 2 Fast 2 Furious duathlon on 11 October. Emma Wrightman & Malcolm Hughes take a bow....

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Abingdon gold

The 33rd running of the Abingdon Marathon on October 18th saw second claim Phoenix member Darryl Hards take the gold.

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Four Ton Tom

What do you do when you've already conquered the 100 mile distance? If you're Tom Farsides you decide to complete four Centurion 100 mile races in a calendar year.

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Glorious at Goodwood

The first of the four Brooks Cross County races was held at Goodwood on Saturday, with Phoenix 1,2,3 in the U13 Girls race & a first position in the U17 Boys!

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Erica on a roll....

Congratulations Erica Martin for her silver medal in the Female 30-34 Age Group category at the Triathlon England National Duathlon Championships at Oulton Park on 4th October.

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Road Runner

Well done to the Phoenix Road Relay team for a good 24th place finish in Birmingham...

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Hever Castle Triathlon

One of our young athletes, Charlotte Matthews, has competed this year in the British Series and tried to get a place for next year in the Elite squad...

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Donald in the French Mountains

Donald Maclellan went to the French Massif Central to tackle some serious mountains.

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Wrong way still the right way

Congratulations to Erica Martin for finishing first at the Portsmouth duathlon, September 6th.

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Temporary training arrangements

As you are aware the Withdean track is being refurbished, therefore on 9 September and throughout September we will train at Hove Rec

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Wealth of talent: update!

Tune in to the Youth Commonwealth Games in Samoa where Phoenix has not 1 but 2 athletes representing England.....

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Championship Charlie

At the age of just 21 Charlie Grice made his first but undoubtedly not his last World Championship final in Beijing, on August 30th 2015. 

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The Big W

Read all about the return of the Phoenix late summer club run, an up and down affair in the Downs known as the Big W.

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Phoenix on the World stage: further update!

The IAAF World Athletics Championships are underway and we have a man in the 1500m and a man on the coaching team....you know who you are Charlie Grice and Jon Bigg!  

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King of the Seafront

Hove Prom Park record is taken again....

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Trials & Triumphs

Trials & triumphs in the Mid-Sussex Triathlon series....

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Park Life

Congratulations to Will Russell & Andrew Haig for new records at the Hove Park parkrun. And Josh Guimant leads the pack at Hove Promenade parkrun.

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Beijing selection for Charlie

Fantastic news.....Charlie Grice has been selected for the British Team (1500M) for the World Championships in Beijing in August!

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U15s finishing the season strongly

With the third match in the Sussex U15 league done and dusted and just the final to come, Roy Hayward gives his assessment.

 

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Under 20, Over 70

Hats off to Andrew Haig who celebrated his 70th birthday in true Phoenix style....with a new Pb!

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Question? Was this last weekend one of the most important weekends ever in the history of our club?

Answer....yes it was!
Archie Davis, Spencer Thomas, Robbie Fitzgibbon, Charlie Grice, and Toby Harries took Phoenix to a new level this weekend.
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Phoenix race, Phoenix winner!

A Phoenix runner has won the Phoenix 10k for the second year running. Congratulations to Phoenix's Finn McNally who kept the win in the family!

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Proud to be Phoenix

Good Luck this week to three of our young athletes representing the UK across the World in Major Championships.

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6 finalists in the National Champs

Phoenix was proud to have 6 athletes compete the Schools Athletics Association (ESAA) National Championships, the 4th largest athletics event in the world.

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Show me the way to Lavaredo!

Read on to hear how Andy Pumphrey did at the 119k Ultra Trail in Lavaredo, Italy (yes...that's right...119k...!!)

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Toby Harries...GB selection

Well done Toby Harries for being selected to represent GB in the World Youth Games later this month.

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British Champ

Charlie Grice beats rivals for first place at the British Championships but still needs to find Beijing qualifying time.

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Future Stars

This Saturday saw the Sussex County under 13 Track and Field Championships. Hailed as the future stars of athletics by the Sussex County Athletics Association, Phoenix was proud to have 24 athletes take part

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Youth Commonwealth Selection

The season gets better and better for two of Phoenix's promising youth athletes. Archie Davis and Toby Harries will represent England at the Youth Commonwealth Games.

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Black Cap Handicap

Our club Blackcap Handicap is an annual event undertaken in the spirit of competitive fun. The course totals five miles of downland ridge from the east side of Ditchling Beacon east to Blackcap, around the trig point and back Read more

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2 swim 4 life

Read about Hildi Mitchell's 24 mile in 24 hour swim...it's not for the faint hearted!!

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Bronze for Erica

Erica Martin takes bronze in the Mid Sussex Triathlon

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Steeple Gold

Billy White takes steeple U20 gold in his debut race over the 3k distance

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Ups & Downs

Despite being in its 29th year, the South Downs Way Relay, held on Saturday 8th June, proved to be its usual gruelling but absolutely amazing, fun filled day!

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Under 15 League

First Under 15 meet of the season was held last Wednesday 3rd June at Lewes,

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Sussex Master!

3 golds for Nigel Herron in the Sussex Master Track & Field Championships

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Aquathon personal triumph

Despite being hampered by a stomach upset following some open water swim training in the final week before the race, Charlotte Mathews still competed in the British Youth Aquathlon held in Hyde Park on Saturday 30th May.

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New Look Phoenix Flyer

It's here! The new look June 2015 Phoenix Flyer. Eight pages of must-read articles including messages from our outgoing and incoming chairmen, profiles of some of our up-and-coming track stars and the ever popular Coach's Corner

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Wading in

Sam Wade takes another triathlon win

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Brighton Phoenix Multi-Sports update

The second of five Brighton Phoenix Multi-Sports races, the Haywards Heath Sprint Triathlon, saw two (possibly three) of our men and one of our women battle it out for championship points.

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Champions!

Over the weekend Phoenix Athletes had some fantastic performances at the Sussex County Championships.

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Representing.....

Hats off to 3 phoenix Athletes who are doing their club & country proud....

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Power of Phoenix

Well done to all who took part and helped out in the Phoenix / BMS track meeting on Wednesday 13th May. Part of the aim of this meeting is to raise the standards of meetings in Sussex and the South...so how did we do?

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Battle of Hastings

The Hasting 5 mile - Phoenix came, they conquered!

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Second in Sussex

On an exceptionally cold and extremely windy evening, Phoenix's U13 Team finished an admirable second place by just 35 points behind Brighton and Hove at the first meeting of the new track season.

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Erica takes on Europe!

26th April saw our very own Erica Martin take on the 2015 European Duathlon, held in Alcobendas, Spain.

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Four sub threes

Congratulations to the Phoenix runners who took part in the 35th & largest, London Marathon....

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A marathon weekend!

As Brighton hosted its sixth Marathon weekend, tales of Phoenix athletes' fine performances are emerging.

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Half a decade of wins for Senior Men

Saturday April 4th and Phoenix were out in force for the Sussex Road Relay Championships. This event attracts some of Sussex's premier athletes and one international....our own Charlie Grice!

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We are the Champions!

Phoenix are proud to announce they are the Sussex Cross Country Champions!

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Good start to the season

Charlotte Matthews made a good start to the opening event in the season of the British Triathlon Youth and Junior Super Series at the British Duathlon Championships

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Musical Chairs at the AGM

The club AGM on 11 March was packed out with those wanting to thank Paul at his final appearance as chairman but also to welcome Mike Townley as the incumbent.

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Paul Bids Farewell as Chairman

Paul Collicutt will be standing down as Chairman of Phoenix at the AGM on Wednesday 11th March after an exceptional eleven years in the driving seat. See Paul's farewell card.

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International Sunday!

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XC: Best ever results...

Congratulations to Almi Nerurkar and Ben Tickner for their brilliant 8th positions in the National Inter-counties XC championships.

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Phoenix Medals Sweep

Phoenix athletes leave with a sweep of medals and a British record at the England Young Athletics Indoor Championships at Sheffield

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Best ever result at the Nationals

Parliament Hill was the setting for the National Cross Country Championships on Saturday, 21 February with Phoenix completing in their best ever result.

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Pb at the Grand Prix!

Charlie Grice competed at the International Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham on Saturday 21st and pulled out another Pb....

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Pbs galore at the Brighton Half

Sunday 22nd saw the 25th anniversary of the Brighton Half Marathon. With Phoenix runners galore plus Phoenix helping with lead bikes and marshalling, we made sure our local run was well supported!

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Shining Bright

Well done to all the young runners in the Brighton Youth Races, held whilst the half marathon was underway....

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Fun in the Country

Saturday 14th February saw the final race in the Cross Country League...

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Charlie Grice makes it the double

Charlie Grice ensured his place in the European Indoor Championships in Prague with a confident performance at the UK indoor championships at Sheffield at the weekend.

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Everybody Jump!

Phoenix Athletes Phoebe Thoms & Arthur Haines have us jumping for joy at the Sussex Indoor Championships

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Fantastic Phoenix: Sportshall Champions!

Saturday 7th Feb saw Phoenix crowned the Sportshall Champions 2014/15.

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Ben finds stamina at Stanmer

Saturday 24th January and Stanmer Park was alive with thousands of runners and their supporters who descended for the SEAA South of England Cross Country Championships.

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Medalling Masters

If you haven't seen the results yet, there were deeds of daring do from all the teams at the Masters' XC Champs last Saturday. Good to see a complete women's team out too.

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Multisport Championship Events 2015

The events comprising Brighton Phoenix Club Championship 2015 have just been announced. Contenders might want to note 01/03, 19/04, 14/06, 08/08 and 27/09 in their brand new diaries.

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Record breaker

Congratulations to Archie Davis who won his BMC race in Sheffield and broke the UK indoor U17 1500m record.

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Phoenix Athletes show their class on UK stage

UPDATE........Young Phoenix Athletes had an awesome weekend competing in events around the country, ensuring their UK rankings.

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Force required to take forth win

Jon Pepper faced not only gruelling conditions but fierce opposition from Phoenix team mate Ben Tickner to take his fourth consecutive victory in the Sussex Cross Country Championships at Bexhill.

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Upcoming fixtures

Haywards Heath 10M

Sunday, 30 April 2017
SGP

Haywards Heath Triathlon

Sunday, 30 April 2017

Steyning Triathlon

Sunday, 30 April 2017

Recent results

London Marathon

Sunday, 23 April 2017

Watford Open Graded Meeting

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Lewes Easter Monday Races

Monday, 17 April 2017