Phoenix runs the Brighton Marathon (and the Mini Mile)
Monday 16th April 2012
Phoenix fielded 25 athletes for the third Brighton Marathon in conditions that were almost perfect. Ex-international Pat Davoren led the way home in 30th position with Andy Bone the only other sub-three finisher. All but two finished sub-4 but by 4:31 everyone was safely gathered in. That speaks of depth of distance running talent within the club and it was encouraging to see some of our newer members competing and others running as pace-makers. There were plenty of us out on the course in support as well – always good to see.
Photos by Lance Bellers
There were twelve races in all age groups for the Mini Mile event preceding the marathon. There were an extraordinary 60 young athletes running for Phoenix with some spectacular performances. Will Durkin, Sam Kitchen, Almi Nurukar and Isabella Rowney all won their respective races.