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News Archive for 2017

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Pells Belles!

Phoenix trio become Pell's Belles!

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He's back!

Toby Harris, back after injury!

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U13 Sussex Championships

Bronze medal in the U13 Sussex Championships

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Quad Kids

Phoenix success in the Quad Kids competition

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Phoenix flashmob

Phoenix flashmob at the new Peacehaven park run!

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Hughes' news

Malcolm Hughes competes for the British Triathlon Federation and Triathlon England Championships. Read on for his account on competing for the GB team.

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You have to tri it!

Phoenix members Mona Sorenson and Bobby Searle give their accounts of recent successes at local triathlons.

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Phoenix 10k

Wednesday July 12th saw the annual Phoenix 10k. Part of the Sussex Grand Prix and County 10k Championships, the race is always well supported.

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Phoenix finalists

Phoenix was represented twice in the Anniversary games with Charlie Grice and Robbie Fitzgibbon competing in the final of the men's 1500m on the 9th July. 

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Vattern Effort!

The 300K Vatternrunden (Round Water) race in Sweden attracts 22,000 cyclists including an intrepid team from Phoenix…

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Black Cap Handicap

Our annual club Handicap race was a success yet again...

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Man v Horse

Well done to Kevin Bramhill who finished 38th in the Man v Horse race in Wales. Read on to find out how & why...!

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Ups and Downs

97 miles of the South Downs, 4 Phoenix teams of 6 runners each, 4 drivers - the things some people do for a day out!

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Nigel nails the triple!

Well done to Nigel Herron for finishing a very respectable 8th in the Portsmouth Duathlon series.

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Grand performances

The Sussex Grand Prix is well under way with 6 of the 17 races now completed. With grand performances Phoenix is well under way to retain the Men's title and be in the medals for the women's.

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Phoenix Champs

The Sussex County Championships, May 13th, saw some good Phoenix performances...

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Tri athletes

Why run one race at the May Bank holiday when you can run three? Well done to Hannah Carey & Alex Bonzi for completing the Mid Sussex Marathon weekend and for both finishing in third place

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Phoenix athletes: Your Club needs YOU!

Sunday saw the third race in the Sussex Grand Prix series with the Haywards Heath 10 mile. Although off to a good start, your Club needs YOU to ensure we finish in the medals!

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Hot in the city

They trained all winter in the cold and wind only to run the Brighton marathon on the hottest day this year so far! 

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British champ!

Congratulations Erica Martin; 3rd in her category in the British Duathlon Championships....

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Road runners

Sussex AA road Relays at Christ's Hospital school would not have happened this year without the efforts of Bruce & Ruth Warren & Steve Hardman and their army of volunteers....

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Battle at Hastings

Phoenix runners battled ferocious winds and hills to complete the Hastings half and bring home a team medal!

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AGM REPORT

Our 2017 Annual General Meeting on March 15th was held in pleasant surroundings - the new meeting room at the Sportsman - and well attended by around thirty members. Mike Townley was reelected as our Chairperson.

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Phoenix Founding Father Passes Away

The club has received the sad news of the passing away of one of its founding fathers. Maurice D’Arienzo. The funeral is on Tuesday 21st March.

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Eastbourne runners whipped into shape

The Sussex Grand Prix season started with the Eastbourne half and saw a good turn out from Phoenix. Read on for Alex Bonzi's report....

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A Frosty first

The mutlisport season kicked off with the annual Frosty Aquathon and gold for Phoenix's Sam Wade & Malolm Hughes.

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Sussex County Rankings

Compiled at the end of the season by Sussex Athletics, from Tops in Athletics and Power of 10, the Sussex County Rankings does what it says by ranking the young athletes in the County. It is good, therefore, to see so many Phoenix runners credited.

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Brighton belles

Now in its 27th year, the Brighton Half Marathon saw some good performances by Phoenix athletes, taking advantage of the local race despite the stormy conditions.

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Cymru Champion

Now in its 113th year, the Welsh Cross Country Championships (Athletau Cymru) saw its first Phoenix champion in Beth Kidger!

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Indoor challenge

Whilst some athletes faced the mud, Phoenix junior athletes travelled north to compete in the warm and dry conditions at the English national indoor U15/U17/U20 championships.

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Mud lovers!

On a great cross-country course that had a bit of everything, including lots of mud, Phoenix managed a top 50 finisher in all the races they entered at the National Cross Country Championships, Nottingham.

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Jess wins the double!

Jess wins the double at the county Indoors Champioships.

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Power of 60!

Paul Whelpton....fastest V60 in Britain!

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CLUB AWARDS 2017

We plan to hold our 2017 Awards Night at the usual time towards the end of the year, in late November or early December, to review and celebrate the period from September 2016 to August 2017 inclusive.

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League round up

The last in the Cross Country League saw athletes battle weather and poor conditions before even starting the race!

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Daniel and Finn win and win

Daniel Stidder and Finn McNally scored impressive victories in their respective races over the weekend of 4/5 February

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Phoenix triumphs at SGP awards

The Sussex Grand Prix Awards were held on Monday 6 February and the Phoenix table was soon groaning with food and drink – oh and quite a lot of trophies as well.

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Hannah shows her tough side

Second place for Hannah Carey in the Meltham Tough 10k

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Master Class

The Sussex Cross Country Masters, held this year at Lancing, saw some good individual and team results.

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Cross Country champions

Well done to the Phoenix runners who took part in the Sussex School's Cross country championships.

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Second in Sportshall

Well done to the young athletes who competed in the second Sportshall event.

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Cross Country Update

The conditions at Bexhill for the Sussex x-country championships, on Saturday 6th January, were the best they have been for some years; normally ankle deep in mud, this year the ground was firm with no wind allowing for some star Phoenix performances.& Read more

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