Josh and Matt lay down some markers at Hove 5k

Friday 27th March 2009

A record 172 ran the Hove Park 5K timetrial on 21 March and Phoenix athletes lit the event up.
Josh Guilmant running his first event won in a sensational 15:22 which puts him second to Ben Warren in the all-time listings but first in the 25-29 age group. Matt Barrie, also on a debut was second on the day, is fifth in the all-time listings and goes straight to the head of the JM 15-19 rankings with a time of 15:40. We now have 6 of the age-group records. Gary Thayre ran 17:30 having knocked 4 seconds of his pb for this event. Andy Bone knocked an extraordinary 36 seconds off his to record 18:07. The analytical data base for this will keep you happy for hours – go to