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News Archive for 2018

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Save the date

Remember, remember the 10th of November...awards, celebration and fun!

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Close call in Berlin

As the European Championships come to a close, Phoenix celebrates Charlie Da'Vall Grice's participation.

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Big W

A bit of Thursday run fun on the Downs was enjoyed by a few this week.

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Master of the Quick Half?

Paul Whelpton reports on the British Masters Half Marathon Championships  held at Redhill Aerodrome on July 22nd, where his time of 1:28:25 landed him the national V65 Title.

 

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Phoenix Champs

30 June & 1st July saw some of Phoenix's top athletes compete in the British Athletics Championships at the Alexander stadium, Birmingham.

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Triathlon: “lots of fun actually!”

Hannah Felton talks about her first triathlon

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England 1 Phoenix 3

This year the Phoenix 10k had to compete with the World Cup as England's semi final game against Croatia fell around race time.

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On the Mark!

Mark Cossey talks about his journey from injury to recent success at the Falmer Triathlon

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3 medals more!

On the 30th June, a very hot day, 26 Phoenix athletes took part in the Sussex under 13 champs at Withdean

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Martin conquers Marlow

Erica Martin came first at the Marlow sprint duathlon - well done!

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Blackcap Handicap

Thursday 14 June 2018 saw another sunny evening on the South Downs, with a good turnout of Brighton Phoenix plus some welcome guests for the Blackcap Handicap.

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Name Game Fame

The Wonderful Wills and Phenomenal Phils & Pauls emerged as the top teams from a bumper turnout of around fifty Phoenix members at our latest flashmob parkrun on Hove Prom on June 9th

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All the Way: part 3

Saturday June 2nd was the South Downs Way Relay. This unique race sees teams of 6 and a driver complete the 100miles of the South Downs Way. 

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All the Way: part 2

Saturday June 2nd was the South Downs Way Relay. This unique race sees teams of 6 and a driver complete the 100miles of the South Downs Way.

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All the Way: part 1

Saturday June 2nd was the South Downs Way Relay. This unique race sees teams of 6 and a driver complete the 100miles of the South Downs Way.

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Heiß in der Stadt!

Not content with 1 marathon in scorching conditions, Barry Blackwell thought he would try Stockholm too....

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Phoenix Open / BMC Races

Withdean stadium on Wednesday 30th May came alive as some 280 athletes competed in the annual Phoenix Open / BMC races.

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Southport Success

Injury and illness whilst training did not stop Malcolm Hughes win in his age category at the Southport Triathlon on May 20th. Read on for his report....

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Grand Prix Spree

The Horsham 10k on May 20th saw us notch up one of our best ever club performances in a Sussex Grand Prix race, with 10 of the first 20 men from Grand Prix clubs to cross the finish line wearing Phoenix vests.

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Back to the Track

Sunday 13th May saw Phoenix athletes out in force at the Sussex Track & Field Championships.

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Boston PB!

Amelia Culshaw shares her experience at this year’s iconic Boston marathon.

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¡Hasta La Vista Hastings!

The second and final trip to Hastings in this year's Sussex Grand Prix - for the Keith Chandler Memorial 5 Miles  on May 13th  - brought another good set of results for Phoenix.

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Phoenix England Trio

Phoenix saw three of its most experienced athletes compete for England in the Great Birmingham 10km.

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Hot off the press....

The 38th London marathon took place last Sunday. The temperature reached highs of 24 degrees making it the hottest London marathon on record.

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Go on....Tri it!

Exciting new Triathlon training sessions have started....

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Marathon Weekend : update!

The 9th Brighton Marathon weekend took place on the weekend of 15-16th April with it's usual festival atmosphere. Sorry for the delay...we've been waiting for the results!

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Man Down Under

Phoenix’s own Charlie Grice competed in the 21st Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast

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Double Trouble

Double Trouble at the Sussex Road Relays at Christ's Hospital School.

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Battle of Hastings

The Sussex Grand Prix kicked started with the Hastings Half on March 18th. In what proved to be cold and wintery conditions at least the snow and ice had melted!

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Go on Atkinson!

Steve Atkinson followed his recent British Masters Indoors success with a silver medal and a pb at the European Indoor Champs.

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Made the mark for Denmark

On Sunday, March 11th, Erica Martin took part in the Bedford Autodrome Duathlon and came 2nd in her age group.

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National bronze

Cross Country Championship is an annual event to bring together the best athletes From 46 Counties. Phoenix had 4 athletes selected to run.

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What it’s like to run for a year

Hildi Mitchell has been running at least a kilometre everyday for the last year. Read on for why and how....

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Wir sind in Deutschland gelaufen

Malcolm Kemp and Andrew Haig ran the Bienwald Half Marathon in Germany with their pal Clemens Hünerberg. Since you ask, they did pretty well.

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Sportshall Season Ends

The Sportshall season is over and we now look forward to the track and field season. Phoenix athletes performed brilliantly over the season with a remarkable amount of wins, and several athletes unbeaten over the season.

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First for a first!

First half marathon and a win for Dan Stidder...

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Allez Almi!

Well done Almi Nerurkar who has achieved international recognition for an outstanding Cross Country season.

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Multi-Sports Championships

The multisports championship has been running in a similar format for many years. It is designed to add a little excitement to the multisports part of the club....

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Not half bad!

Sunday 25th February saw athletes tackle cold temperatures to complete the 28th Brighton Half Marathon (now named the Grand Brighton) and Youth Races.

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Master Class

Want to run away from the cold? Nigel & Steve give their thoughts on their recent successes at the South of England Masters Indoors Championships

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Bronze Age

Bronze for Almi at Parliament Hill

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British Indoor Champs

Saturday 17th February saw 4 Phoenix Athletes compete at Birmingham Arena for a chance to be crowned British Champion. 

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Cool in the Pool

Phoenix swim sessions have commenced at a new venue....

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Sportshall Saturday Showdown!

Phoenix lead the table as we head into the final fixture of the Worthing Sportshall League this Saturday February 24th at Lancing Manor

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AGM and Withdean Track Hire

Subject to approval at our AGM on March 14th, club members/parents will no longer have to pay admission fees to access our Wednesday training sessions at Withdean Stadium. 

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A Wad of Awards

Brighton Phoenix won so many trophies at the Sussex Grand Prix Awards evening that we considered hiring a removal van to bring them back.

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Cross Country League round up

Saturday 10th February was a cold, damp and muddy day - but that did not deter many Phoenix runners taking part in the final Sussex Cross Country League race.

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England ahoy

The Chichester 10K on 4 February doubled up as the Sussex Championships and a qualifying race for masters wanting to compete for England in the British Age Group Championships. So how did we get on…?

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Silver at Stanmer

Cross Country season continued as Stanmer Park hosted the South of England Cross County Championships on Saturday 27th.

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Master Carter & Whelpton

It was a grey, wet Saturday that saw the annual battle of the Vets - the Sussex Masters.

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Vets Vie for GB Vests

A group of Phoenix vets (35+ for men and women) are planning to compete in the World Masters Track and field Championships in Malaga in September. Interested? Then read on…

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All go with Turbo

Turbo sessions have started again.... why not give it a try?

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Why do Cross Country?

There are many reasons why people take part in cross-country. Bobby Searle, senior women's team captain shares some of them....

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Mixed results in the Cross Country Championships

Almi and the Junior and Senior men dominate the Cross Country Championships at Bexhill

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Upcoming fixtures

Barns Green Half Marathon/10K

Tuesday, 14 August 2018
County Champs/Harvey Curtis Challenge

Ringmer Tri/Duathlon

Sunday, 19 August 2018

Crawley Open

Sunday, 26 August 2018
K2

Recent results

European Championships Berlin

Friday, 10 August 2018

Watford Open

Wednesday, 08 August 2018

Arundel Triathlon 2018

Sunday, 05 August 2018