Cruise Control at Crowborough
Mon 25 Nov 2019
The 2019 Sussex Grand Prix season came to a happy conclusion at Crowborough with (subject to confirmation) emphatic PHX wins in both Team competitions.
Brighton Phoenix 10K 2020 - DATE CHANGE
Thu 21 Nov 2019
The new date for the Brighton Phoenix 10K is now Wednesday 15 July 2020, one week later than initially advertised.
XC Success at Stanmer Park
Wed 13 Nov 2019
Another exceptionally good day's work, especially for our women, in the Sussex Cross Country League at Stanmer on November 9th.
Awards Night 2019
Sun 10 Nov 2019
With five club records broken this year the bar was set unbelievably high for our award winners.
Cross Country Round Up
Thu 24 Oct 2019
Opportunities to get out and enjoy those muddy hills are now coming thick and fast!
Hall of Fame Honour for Club Legend
Mon 14 Oct 2019
Phoenix Legend and Olympic medallist Mark Rowland is being added to the England Athletics Hall of Fame. Paul Collicutt breaks down a career of achievements from competing through to coaching.
Ragnar White Cliffs Relay
Thu 3 Oct 2019
Phoenix had 2 teams entered into this year's 177 mile, overnight, Ragnar Relay. A coastal run from Sittingbourne in Kent to Brighton, via Margate, Dover and Hastings.
Fine Start to XC Season at Goodwood
Tue 1 Oct 2019
Excellent results for us at the Sussex Cross Country Relay Championships at Goodwood.
Brilliant Bronze for our U17 Women
Wed 25 Sep 2019
Our trio of Poppy Palmer-Malins, Alice Wright and Milly Dickinson won a superb bronze in the U17 SEAA Road Relays at Crystal Palace.
Multi-Author, Multi-Sport Roundup Bonanza!
Sun 22 Sep 2019
A big thanks to Geoff Pike, Andrew Brooks and Hannah Felton for their takes on the recent Brighton Triathlon and the 'Real Triathlon' which took place the following day.
Fri 20 Sep 2019
4 medals, 3 pbs and a fabulous experience for our 7 Phoenix members of Team GB at the European Masters Champs.
PHOENIX HIT THE FRONT AT HELLINGLY
Wed 11 Sep 2019
Another excellent team performance at Hellingly has moved us into a clear lead in this year's Sussex Grand Prix
Tue 10 Sep 2019
We're getting to a busy time of year when the races start coming thick and fast. The end of this month sees the Cross country season kick off. Here is a detailed fixture list for the winter and spring. Speak to your coach and manager about which races to focus …
Lowdown on the Downland
Mon 2 Sep 2019
Geoff Pike shares his account of his debut Ultra event, the 28 mile Downland Challenge.
Thomas Takes Gold at British Champs
Thu 29 Aug 2019
A superb gold for Spencer Thomas in the Men's 800m was the highlight of a strong showing for our seven competitors at this year's British Championships in Birmingham.
Sun 18 Aug 2019
Our annual Big W event saw just under 20 competitors hurtle up (and down) a challenging 5km course in the magnificent South Downs.
Bewl Tri and Open Water Swim
Mon 12 Aug 2019
Phoenix had a number of competitors taking part in both the Bewl Triathlon and open water swim. Congratulations to everyone who completed the event!
Another Century For Our Ultra-Man
Mon 12 Aug 2019
Last month our Ultra machine Andy Pumphrey completed the 101km North Face Eiger race. Read his account of an incredibly gruelling test.
BEAMING AT BEXHILL
Sun 11 Aug 2019
Wins for Simon and Rachel and a great evening's work by all our Team at the Bexhill 5k.
GEORGE RUNS FOR ENGLAND
Wed 7 Aug 2019
Congratulations to George Mills who has been selected for the England team for the upcoming International in Manchester.
Thu 18 Jul 2019
There have been so many spectacular performances by Phoenix athletes over the last couple of months it’s been hard to keep up with them so here is a selection of some of the most notable ones.
Charlie Makes History in Monaco
Mon 15 Jul 2019
In a stacked Diamond League 1500m field in Monaco, Charlie Grice made history by breaking the club record held by Steve Ovett and taking 3 seconds off his PB to become the 4th quickest Britain of all time.
SDW Relay B-Team Report
Thu 13 Jun 2019
Bobby Searle gives her perspective on how our mixed B-Team fared at the 97 mile South Downs Way Relay earlier in the month.
Star-Spotting at Open Meet
Thu 6 Jun 2019
A glut of International athletes and rising local stars combined to great effect at the latest Phoenix Open track meet.
Field Day for PHX in Horsham
Mon 3 Jun 2019
Phoenix's Sussex Grand Prix campaign is rumbling into life after a slow start where the Men's and Women's teams finished first to back-up Rachel Gorman's individual effort.
SDW Silver Linings
Mon 3 Jun 2019
Phoenix’s A Team produced a wonderful, and slightly unexpected, performance to win a silver medal in the South Downs Way Relay 2019. Tom Hooper gives his account of the day.
Heath Eats Rye
Fri 31 May 2019
The 3rd race of the Sussex Grand Prix saw a brace of individual wins for Si Heath (in a new course record) and reigning SGP champ Amelia Culshaw. Phil Grabsky also headed-up a PHX 1-2-3 in the V55 category.
Tue 28 May 2019
Geoff Pike shares his inspiring journey as he bounces back from the physio's table to successfully compete at the ITU World Championships.
Wed 22 May 2019
A select group of Phoenix athletes took part at the Run Gatwick races, with prizes being awarded by a certain fastest athlete in the world in 2018, Dina Asher-Smith.
Sat 18 May 2019
Paul Whelpton reports on mixed fortunes for Phoenix at the Hastings 5, the second of this year’s twelve Sussex Grand Prix races.
Pontevedra Success for Erica
Sat 18 May 2019
Erica Martin returned from injury in terrific fashion, securing a 4th place age group finish at the World Duathlon Championships in Pontevedra.
Spring Marathon Roundup
Wed 8 May 2019
This year, we thought it was important to summarise and share the successes of our members who have so far raced over the marathon distance in 2019.
Punching above their weight
Mon 29 Apr 2019
Jim Whitelegg reports from a punchy 102km ride in the Sussex countryside...
PHX Women England 10k Champions!
Fri 19 Apr 2019
The team of Beth Kidger, Tara Bage and Cat Bounds won the England 10km team championships through their combined performance in a high-class field in the Brighton Marathon Weekend's short(er) Sunday race.
A Record-Breaking BM Weekend
Wed 17 Apr 2019
You wait ages for a club record to be broken, and then two come along at once! An amazing weekend of racing on our home town streets saw a string of PBs and some astonishing individual performances.
Tue 16 Apr 2019
Phoenix continued its fine tradition of high-class performances at the annual Sussex Road Relays in the picturesque setting of Christ's Hospital School.
Happy Brighton Half Day!
Fri 22 Mar 2019
Truly spectacular weekend for Phoenix this year at the Brighton Half, with 20 runners turning out for us in the Youth Races and 34 in the Half Marathon.
Atkinson Act Is On (Again) !
Mon 11 Mar 2019
At the British Masters Indoor Athletics Champs at Lee Valley on Sunday March 9th Steve Atkinson picked up two more medals to add to his growing collection.
Grand Prix Glee
Mon 18 Feb 2019
A great evening out at the Kings Head Hailsham for this year's Sussex Grand Prix 2018 Awards Night, with the Phoenix table once again groaning under the weight of another bumper trophy haul.
10k - Child's Play!
Mon 4 Feb 2019
No less than EIGHT big pbs for the 11-strong Phoenix squad who raced round the Goodwood motor circuit to the finishing line at the Chichester Priory 10k.
Mon 28 Jan 2019
Runners at this year's Sussex Masters Cross Country Championships got to try out a new course
Good start to the year
Sat 12 Jan 2019
One of the first races of the new year, the Sussex Cross Country Championship at Bexhill, showed some strong Phoenix performances.... it's going to be a good year!
Brighton Phoenix Multisport Championship
Thu 10 Jan 2019
Did you know Phoenix holds an annual club multi-sport championship for our paid-up members? Why not tri it?!
Chris Berry, MBE
Wed 9 Jan 2019
Phoenix would like to congratulate Chris Berry on his MBE for his work in Sierra Leone
Todd does the Double
Wed 2 Jan 2019
Todd Leckie joined a record number of runners for the special New year's Day parkrun double and not only won both events but ran PBs at both.
A Grand affair
Wed 2 Jan 2019
The Sussex Grand Prix is a series of 10 races held annually across Sussex. Runners compete for individual and team points, with every race counting. This year, Phoenix athletes have again shown their commitment to this league.
Masters, Inter Counties (and a demo)
Mon 10 Dec 2018
Saturday 8 December: South of England Masters Champs and South of England Inter-Counties in Oxford. Oh and there was a little demo!
One, Two, Turbo!
Mon 10 Dec 2018
Turbo training sessions are underway again....
Another Ode to Stanmer
Fri 23 Nov 2018
Ahead of mixing it with the best in the country at the European XC trials this weekend, in-form Phoenix man Declan Neary gives his take on the 1st Sussex League fixture at Stanmer.
Wed 21 Nov 2018
Steve Atkinson shares his view of a fantastic Brighton 10km both for him, for Sussex in the Inter-Counties challenge, and some brilliant individual accolades - most notably: Beth (1st!), Ross (2nd), Ian (5th, 1st V40) and Archie (6th).