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News Archive for 2016

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Awards 2017

We are building up early for Awards Night 2017 and in the new year we will be posting on the website a list of all the club awards and trophies along with the criteria the Board use to judge who should win in each case.  

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Sussex Grand Phoenix

Provisional results for the Sussex Grand Prix indicate a medal haul of 25 medals for Phoenix.....

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5...6...7...GO!

Last race of the Sussex Grand Prix races saw 3 age category wins.

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League wide open

The Sussex Cross Country League saw the 3rd of its 4 races on Saturday December 3rd. Held this time at Stanmer Park, the league table continues to be wide open with all to race for in the final session in February.

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Phoenix Awards Night (part 2)

Phoenix had so much to celebrate this year it took two reports....

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Phoenix Awards Night

Saturday November 27th saw the glittering annual Phoenix awards, hosted by Chairman extraordinaire Mike Townsley with prizes awarded by the legendary Phil Savage and Olympic finalist Charlie Grice

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Young Sports Personality of the Year

Congratulations to Archie Davis for becoming Sussex Young Sports Personality of the year

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Another fantastic Phoenix turnout

Another fantastic Phoenix turnout was seen at the Cross Country league, Lancing.

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Five get frosty in Friston

Sunday 6th November saw five Phoenix athletes run the Adder Friston 10mile.

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Get Your Tickets for Awards Night!

All Club members and their families  are invited to the 2016 Brighton Phoenix Awards Night presentations  Saturday 26th November 2016 at 7pm  Al Frescos, Brighton seafront, opposite the West Pier and next to the i360. 

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We are the Champion(ship)

The Brighton Phoenix 10K has once again been appointed as the Sussex 10K championships. We must be doing something right. The race will take place on Wednesday 12 July 2017 at 7:30pm.

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Leagues ahead

The first race in the County Cross Country League, at Goodwood October 15th, saw Phoenix Leagues ahead with some good team and individual results. 

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What a flashy mob!

Over 40 Phoenix athletes, from all age groups, responded to the call for a flash mob at Preston Park parkrun on Saturday 29th October. We finished with lead runner, ten in the top twenty and 12 PBs.

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Sussex Shortlist

Archie Davies has been shortlisted in the Sussex Sports Awards

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Fast and furious duathlon

The final event of the club multi sport championship.

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All good at Goodwood

The Cross Country season got off to a good start on Saturday October 1st at the Cross Country relays at Goodwood. Phoenix got no less than 17 teams out ranging from U13 to over 60 years.

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Barnstorming Duo

It's the Paul and Andrew story again. Our in-form twosome won county gold in their respective categories at Barns Green Half Marathon which doubled as the Sussex Championships this year.

 

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Will Power!

On the 24 September Phoenix's Will Russell ran his 300th parkrun. He is, by for, the most prolific parkrunner in the club.

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Be your best....it might just be good enough!!

Congratulations to Anita Jones...second in the Vichy Ironman has earned her a qualification for the World Ironman Championships in Hawaii. Read on to hear how she did it....

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Magnificent 7 at the Big W

There was a small but beautifully turned out entry at the Big W this year with just seven of us tackling the daunting three miler.

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Golds at the Southern Athletics

The Southern athletics championships were held over the weekend of 13th/14th August at Ashford, Kent and Phoenix athletes came away with 2 golds....

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Update: CG is GB Olympic finalist!

After a disastrous opening round, reinstatement and then a well judged semi final, Charlie Grice qualified and ran for the Olympic 1500m final.

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Iron Phoenix

You might think that an Iron Phoenix might not be much to write home about, what with its dodgy power to weight ratio - but you would be wrong....

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An early morning of athletics LIVE from Rio

Brighton Phoenix invite you to an evening to celebrate three Sussex athletes competing in the 2016 Olympics – Charlie Grice, Rob Mullet and Seb Rogers. Plus cheer on Mo in the 5000m.
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Our man in Rio

As the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympics Games in Rio is about to take place, read on to make sure you don't miss Phoenix's Charlie Grice in action

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Centenary Man

Hats off to Brian Friend who has just completed his 100th marathon. Raed for his account....

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Phoenix: What a Mob!

The Phoenix Flashmob at Hove Park parkrun was a great success with over thirty of us turning out. It wasn't just about numbers; there were two first timers, five PBs and the age grade lead.

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Bigg news

Congratulations to Finlay Bigg for becoming the 800M English schools champ!

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All the way with the Phoenix 10k

The weather could not have been better timed for the 604 runners who competed in the 6th Phoenix 10k on Wednesday....

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Diamond Geezer

Charlie Grice: 10th fastest in the world, second fastest in Phoenix rankings....

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Phoenix amphibians

Tuesday 28th June saw Phoenix take over Pells Pool at Lewes for a 2 hour coached swim session.

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Rio calling....

Charlie Grice secures his place in Rio by taking gold in the 1500 metre race at the British Athletics Championships in Birmingham, June 24th.

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Weakest Link and Drink!

Stormy conditions added to the already electric atmosphere of the Weakest Link competition on Wednesday 22nd June......

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Bourne to run!

First in her age group at the Eastbourne Triathlon, Erica Martin gives her account of the race....

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Tri-ing times

The Mid Sussex Triathlon sees the start of the hotly contested Phoenix Multisport Championship....

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Legs 11 at the Blackcap Handicap

It seems the South Downs Relay wasn't enough for some Phoenix runners as they felt the need to take part in the annual Blackcap Handicap....

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His way in Norway

Charlie Grice takes 5th in the Diamond League, international meet in Oslo

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Sussex success for Renee

Wednesday 1st June saw Renee Bassin compete in the Sussex Combined Events Schools Championships held at the K2 in Crawley

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What went on up the Downs (Part 3)

And as the summer solstice arrives, another South Downs relay has passed! Read on for what went on up the Downs...Part 3: Silver Bs

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What went on up the Downs (Part 2)

And as the summer solstice arrives, another South Downs relay has passed! Read on for what went on up the Downs...Part 2: Best disqualified A team

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What went on up the Downs (Part 1)

As the summer solstice arrives, another South Downs Relay has passed! Read on for what went on up the Downs... Part 1: Phoenix Fox

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Worthers' Originals

Well done to the Phoenix members who took on the Worthing 10k to stay in running of the Sussex Grand Prix.

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Charlie's new Mile PB

Charlie Grice has been in action in the Diamond League event (Prefontaine Classic) in Eugene USA 27th/28th May. A new mile PB was his reward.

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Phoenix welcomes Nicole

Why did the Saturday morning club bike ride on Saturday 22 May attract a larger than usual group? Because olympic champion Nicole Cooke joined them – that's why!

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Hoka two

Pbs for Charlie Grice and Robbie Fitgibbon in the Hoka One One middle distance classic.

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Competing for England

International Athletes competed at Loughborough on Sunday 22nd May and Phoenix Athletes Archie Davis, Spencer Thomas, Finley Bigg and Daniel Eeles were amongst the mix....

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Sussex Athletics Champs

Well done to all those who competed in the Sussex Athletics Championships....

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Phoenix flying at the open

Thursday 12 May saw Withdean track come alive for the Phoenix/BMC Open. The almost perfect conditions allowed for 89 (known) pbs from the 154 athletes.

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Sussex Champs!

Well done to Maia Hardman and Naomi Owolabi for their tremendous success in the Sussex Athletics Championships at Withdean Stadium on 14 and 15th May.

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Further Grand Prix wins

Horsham, Sunday 15th, saw the next race in the Sussex Grand Prix event finish in style with 2 athletes in the top 10 and further age catergory wins and second places....

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Hastings conquered

Phoenix came and conquered at the Hastings 5mile on 8th May. Part of the Sussex Grand Prix event, Phoenix took 4 golds, 2 silvers, 1 bronze and a new course record.

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Marathon weekender

Rik Taub deserves a special mention for his race achievements this bank holiday weekend; not content with one race he ran 3 to complete the Sussex Marathon Weekend.

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Another gold for Paul

Congratulations to Paul Whelpton for another gold....!

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Phil grabs a Pb!

Phil Grabsky recalls his journey to achieve a new Pb at the Brighton marathon.....

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Marathon Weekends

With 2 of the biggest marathon weekends completed, Phoenix says a huge well done to those who took part.

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Erica in Europe

Erica tells the story of her European Championships race (Sprint Duathlon):

 

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Phoenix out in force

From the two hundred teams who entered the Sussex Road Relays at Christ's hospital on Saturday 10th April, Phoenix came home with a medal haul, including their 6th successive senior men's victory and a return to force for the Phoenix females.

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Cosmic at Cosmeston

Erica Martin took on the Cosmeston Duathlon (near Cardiff) on March 20th and came second!

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Bobby dazzler!

Congratulations to Bobby Searle on her first County vest!

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Charlie makes the team

After his gold medal winning performance at the British Indoor Champs/qualifiers at Sheffield last weekend Charlie Grice has been selected to run the 1500M for GB at the World indoor Champs at Portland, Oregon 17-20 March.

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Miles of success

It was a fantastic turn out by Phoenix's young runners on Sunday for the Brighton Half Marathon Youth Races.

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Represented

This year was the 26th year of the Brighton Half Marathon, one of the largest running events in Sussex, and Phoenix made sure it was well represented.

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Punching within their weight

Golds, silvers and a bronze were to be had at the 8th Puncheur on 28th February.

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More for Maia!

Well done to Maia Hardman for a great win on Saturday 26th in the Independent Schools Association Cross Country Finals

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Great Day at the races for Phoenix

Two golds (Toby and Charlie) and a silver (Spencer) at the British indoor championships in Sheffield backed up by others from Jon Bigg's storming coaching group made the British Indoor Champs an event to remember.

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Naomi Sprints to gold

Over the weekend of the 20th and 21st February 10 young Phoenix athletes went to the Sussex indoor champs at the David Weir Centre with some great results, including a gold for Naomi Owolabi.

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Cross country league round-up

The Cross Country season came to a close with the final Sussex Cross Country League race at Hickstead on Saturday.

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Another UK Champ

Congratulations to Toby Harries, Spencer Thomas, Maia Hardman and Finley Bigg for their successes at the England Athletics Indoor championships

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Phoenix at the SGP awards

It fell to a men's vet team and one junior to uphold the honour of Brighton Phoenix at the annual Sussex Grand Prix awards on Wednesday 10 February.

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Fastest 17 Year old

Archie Davis followed up his record breaking run at Lee Valley with a 1500m PB at the Ireland Athletics Games in Athlone ensuring more records....

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UK record breaker

Breaking news....Archie Davis is the fastest ever 17year old in the UK over 800 metres!

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All go at Turbo

It's all go for the new Turbo training sessions....

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Phoenix Masters

Following a revised course due to the mud, the Sussex Masters at Lancing took place on Saturday 23rd January, with a silver & bronze for the o60 and o40 Men's teams.

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Gold for Maia

Whilst many Phoenix athletes were wading in the mud at Bexhill some young Phoenix athletes chose to keep their feet dry and compete in the South of England U15/17 Indoor Athletics Championships.

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Mud, mud.... glorious mud

The County Championships at Bexhill on saturday 9th saw Phoenix teams achieve medals in the U13 boys (bronze), U13 girls (silver) and the Senior men (silver). Congratulations to Finn McNally, who won the senior race by over two minutes.

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Sisters sprint

Thursday 7th January saw the first 50m sprints at Broad Bridge Heath & Leisure Centre. Phoenix's Naomi and Esther Owolabi competed.

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Upcoming fixtures

Bexhill 5K

Wednesday, 26 July 2017
SGP

MSTC 5-3-1 Charity Swims

Saturday, 12 August 2017
Ardingly Reservoir

Ringmer Community Tri

Saturday, 12 August 2017

Recent results

Bexhill 5k and Golden Mile

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Brownsea Swim

Sunday, 23 July 2017

Owler Triathlon

Sunday, 23 July 2017