Swimming at Roedean
Tue 25 Jan 2022
Good news at last, we have secured a winter swim training location…hurrah!
Goodwood Cross Country repoort
Wed 3 Nov 2021
After a very long break, Cross Country league is back
Phoenix at Pells: Review of the Season
Sat 30 Oct 2021
After 26 weeks of swimming sessions at Pells outdoor pool in Lewes, the sunshine bus, a 70th birthday party, as well as some hard work, our summer swim season has come to an end. Here is a review of some of the key stats and highlights...
Goodwood Relays - Cross-Country is Back!
Sun 3 Oct 2021
The Sussex Cross-Country season got underway at Goodwood on September 25 in pleasantly unseasonal mud-free conditions.
Worth the wait...
Mon 2 Aug 2021
Patience pays off as Malcolm Hughes completes the Outlaw Long Distance Triathlon after more than two years of trying and being thwarted by the weather and Covid-19. Here's his race report.
Phoenix at the Olympics
Fri 30 Jul 2021
The Olympics are now up and running, and although this time round we don’t have an individual athlete competing we are still very much involved!
Phoenix Men Win SDW Relay
Fri 30 Jul 2021
Phoenix Men's team of Captain Alex Cruttenden, Tom Hooper, Seb Béhuret, Jamie Corbett, Milan Watson and Paul Weir, plus driver Mike Townley, won the SDW Relay A Race for only the 3rd time in the club's history.
Steve Ovett leads tributes to Matt Paterson
Mon 19 Jul 2021
The British Olympic great has taken time to write up his memories of his Phoenix co-founder.
‘A force of nature’ - Phoenix co-founder Matt Paterson passes away
Mon 19 Jul 2021
Former chairman Paul Collicutt pays tribute to a man who he describes as being “like a hurricane who blew into our lives”.
'He will be sorely missed' - Phoenix pays tribute to Andrew Brooks
Wed 23 Jun 2021
Our much loved athlete passed away recently following a club training session - our members share their memories.
Mid Sussex Sprint Triathlon: A Poignant Day
Fri 18 Jun 2021
On 13th June six Phoenix Multisport athletes competed in what was, for most of us, our first competitive ‘real’ race for nearly two years. The event however was tragically overshadowed by the critical condition, and ultimately passing, of our fellow athlete, friend and recently appointed Club Secretary Andrew Brooks.
Phoenix athletes shine on the big stage - round-up
Wed 9 Jun 2021
Charlie Grice gets Olympic qualifying time - Beth Kidger, Archie Davis and George Mills hit new heights.
Aquathlon and Swimming at Pells
Fri 28 May 2021
Swim training at Pells all summer has begun and next week marks the start of Event #2 in the Club Multisport Championship - the Aquathlon
Beth Kidger breaks Phoenix record
Tue 11 May 2021
The 27-year-old smashed the Brighton Phoenix 5000m women’s mark at the BMC Grand Prix in Stretford.
Outstanding showing for Phoenix at Goodwood
Tue 27 Apr 2021
With competitive action slowly resuming again, our athletes showed the hard work they’ve been putting in over the winter.
Lockdown no barrier to hard work for formidable four
Fri 16 Apr 2021
Chair Mike Townley made an impromptu presentation to four of our young athletes who have consistently trained, safely, during lockdown.
Trying a Cycling Time Trial
Wed 7 Apr 2021
Geoff Pike does his first cycling time trial and encourages other multisporters to give them a go. Here's his review of the Brighton Mitre (Hilly) 25 mile TT...
Leitch sets British M45 marathon record at Olympic trials
Fri 26 Mar 2021
Phoenix runner Ian Leitch made history at Kew Gardens in London, finishing a brilliant ninth among the UK’s top marathon contenders.
Fri 12 Mar 2021
Ex-member and regular contributor to Phoenix News, Kathryn Harnett, joins the Monday zoom turbo crew to reconnect with some familiar faces and help her get back to fitness. Here's what she found...
Bronze for MV45-54 team in BMAF Virtual Mile
Thu 11 Mar 2021
Ten Phoenix athletes entered the BMAF Virtual Mile that was held between 1-7 March. Running a mile anywhere you like in the race window.
BRITISH RECORD FOR CHARLIE
Mon 15 Feb 2021
Racing in New York Charlie Da’Vall Grice has set a new UK indoor 1000m record.
Another World Class run from Charlie
Tue 2 Feb 2021
We have a rare but spectacular result to celebrate with Charlie Grice running a 1:45.62 800m indoor pb.
Mon 1 Feb 2021
With no races on offer we need fun ways of getting through the long, dark lockdown!
England Athletics COVID-19 Guidance
Thu 7 Jan 2021
Here is a summary of the latest updated England Athletics Guidance
TIER 4 GUIDANCE
Sat 26 Dec 2020
With all of Sussex moving into Tier 4 we have had to drastically restrict our activities.
Blackcap Chris Smith Memorial Event
Thu 17 Dec 2020
Over 150 runners took part in this virtual event in memory of Haywards Heath Harrier Chris Smith.
Phoenix Brave the PB5K
Thu 17 Dec 2020
A host of excellent performances lit up an otherwise cold, wet and windy South of England Showground at the brilliantly-organised 5KPB in Ardingly.
Resumption of Training
Wed 4 Nov 2020
As from December 2nd most of our training sessions have resumed but please check before attending.
Fri 30 Oct 2020
After his excellent 5th place at the Lock to Lock Oxford Swimrun and 6th at Bewl Water, Matt Greenall considers the unusual demands of Swimrun racing
Phoenix MultiSport Club Championship 2020
Thu 29 Oct 2020
Liz Halliday, the MultiSport head honcho, summarises this years unusual Club Championship...
Sprint Duathlon Report
Tue 6 Oct 2020
The Phoenix Multisport Virtual Race Series (MSVRS) Sprint Duathlon is summarised by, our man in the think of the action, Geoff Pike.
Hever Castle Triathlon
Wed 30 Sep 2020
Malcolm Hughes reports from Hever Castle on this year's Olympic Triathlon - scenic but challenging!
More Virtual Multisport Racing
Sun 20 Sep 2020
Our roving multisport reporter, Geoff Pike, summarises the latest event in the PHX Mulisport Virtual Race Series - the Standard Tri.
British Title for George
Thu 10 Sep 2020
George Mills secured the outdoor British 1500m title on Saturday in Manchester, to add to his indoor victory earlier in the year.
Record Breakers at Rye
Mon 24 Aug 2020
Rachel Gorman and Bobby Searle both broke the female course record at this year's Rye 10 on August 23rd.
Track is Back
Wed 19 Aug 2020
Paul Whelpton summarises the welcome return to track racing for a number of our stars at the recent meeting in Worthing.
Phoenix Multisport Virtual Race Series (MSVRS) Aquabike and Sprint Tri
Sun 9 Aug 2020
Geoff Pike, the man on the pulse of virtual multisport racing, delivers his latest update on the intra-club action.
PHX V Lewes One Mile Challenge
Sat 8 Aug 2020
This challenge over the first weekend in August proved to be one of the simplest yet most entertaining of virtual races.
Phoenix 10K But Not As We Know It
Wed 29 Jul 2020
Not quite the 10th anniversary celebration of our own annual 10k race that we would have liked, but plenty of highlights from this years’ Virtual race.
The Fair Tri
Sun 26 Jul 2020
Our resident multisport roving reporter (and competitor) Geoff Pike gives the lowdown on the latest event in the club's series for athletes who have more than one string to their bow.
Sun 19 Jul 2020
Geoff Pike summarises the 1st event in the Phoenix Multisport Virtual Race Series (MSVRS) Aquathlon.
South Downs Way Relay - Not Really!
Fri 12 Jun 2020
Alas no SDWR this year so we decided to mark the first Saturday in June with our own virtual version.
Black Lives Matter
Mon 8 Jun 2020
Brighton Phoenix as a club is, and will always be, about championing inclusive excellence.
Having a Relay Good Time
Mon 1 Jun 2020
30+ Phoenix runners took on Hailsham Harriers virtual relay challenge this weekend - a great team experience and a victory to boot! Nigel Herron gives his perspective.
April Phoenix Virtual 10k
Mon 18 May 2020
The ‘April Phx Virtual 10k’ was held between April Thurs 23rd and Weds 29th , building on the momentum created by the National 5k virtual event.
Brighton Phoenix 10k cancelled
Thu 14 May 2020
Sadly, due to the coronavirus pandemic we have had to cancel this year’s Brighton Phoenix 10K.
Leo Stars in Liverpool
Fri 10 Apr 2020
Four of our youngsters turned out to represent Sussex Schools in the English Schools Cross Country Championships in Sefton Park on 14th March.
Phoenix Lockdown Turbo Session
Mon 30 Mar 2020
COVID-19 wasn’t going to stop the Triathletes having their Monday Turbo Session who instead had virtual turbo session on Zoom led by Liz and Erica There was a great turn out with Hannah, Geoff (Lucy) Manns, Geoff Pike, Hildi and her daughter Elsie, Jude, Amelia, Flo, Andrew, Eogan , Sue …
Coronavirus Statement from England Athletics: 24 March
Tue 24 Mar 2020
Athletics in England suspension extended until 31 May 2020 PRESS RELEASE FROM ENGLAND ATLETICS
Coronavirus/Covid-19 UPDATE – TRACK NIGHT SUSPENDED
Tue 17 Mar 2020
NO MORE WEDNESDAY TRACK NIGHT OR THURSDAY CLUB RUN UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.