Phoenix dominate Sussex Cross Country Relays
Mon 3 Oct 2011
The only thing hotter than the weather at the Sussex Cross Country Relays this weekend was the Phoenix Team, gold medals, records broken this meeting had it all.
Phoenix Senior Men make National Road Relay Championships
Mon 26 Sep 2011
The National Road Relay Championships is regarded as the premier club event in the country, but to get to this exclusive event you first have to qualify through the regional championships.
Faye retains her T4 Title in China
Mon 12 Sep 2011
Faye McClelland retained her T4 paratri category World Title in Beijing on Friday 9th September in a time of 1:16:21 for the sprint distance.
Team Phoenix takes Watford Open 3000m
Thu 25 Aug 2011
As the track season draws to a close and the dark nights threaten to return, four of Team Phoenix middle distance athletes decided to travel up for a final run out over the 3000m distance at Watford.
Faye takes gold (again)
Fri 12 Aug 2011
Faye McClelland won Gold at the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship series race in London on 7th August 2011. Faye won the Tri 4 class in the Paratriathlon event for the third year running.&l
Inaugural Phoenix 10K a success
Thu 21 Jul 2011
The inaugural running of the Phoenix 10K was an undoubted success. Not only did the race sell-out but initial feedback from competitors is very positive. Thirty of us ran but what was so heartening was the number of you that turned out to help.
Finn and Robbie take Sussex 3k championships
Mon 11 Jul 2011
Finn Mcnally and Robbie Fitzibbon both managed to out kick the opposition in taking their respective age group championships. Finn moving up to the seniors in his first year won in 8.50 dead well off his best for the distance. While Robbie
U13 County Championships
Wed 6 Jul 2011
Phoenix had seven boys competing, six in the U13's and one in the U11's; all boys won county medals. In total Phoenix won two golds, one silver and three bronze medals. Archie Davis won gold in the 1200m. We think he was the only
Ray and Sonal Shine at Black Cap
Sat 2 Jul 2011
The annual BlackCap 5M handicap race took place on Thursday 30 June. Sonal Chaudhary was the fastest women in a time of 41:08. Ray Matthews recorded the fastest men's time in 32:16.
LIzzy qualifies for Kona
Mon 27 Jun 2011
Liz Brama qualified for the Ironman World Champs in Kona Hawaii in October by winning her age group at the Ironman France Race in Nice on Sunday in a time of 10hours 49 minutes. Well done Lizzy a great performance.
European Tri Champs
Mon 27 Jun 2011
Faye McClelland retains her European title in the T4 sprint and Malcolm Hughes takes Bronze in his age group in the standard distance race..
Another fabulous day at the SDW relay
Mon 6 Jun 2011
On the first Saturday of June each year, in the early morning, some 50 teams set out from Eastbourne and with each of six runners running three legs, with a bit of luck and decent navigation, Winchester is reached around 8pm with 100 miles covered.
Phoenix youngsters shine at Hove Park
Mon 6 Jun 2011
Five firsts, two course records – our young athletes really set the pace in the WSFR league races at Hove Park on Sunday 5 June. Archie Davis continued his run of form by taking the U13 boys race (1500m) in 4:55, a new course re
Charlie, Ray and the Under 13s kickstart the track season
Tue 31 May 2011
Honours go to Charlie Grice who was running in the Global Athletics meeting in Nijmegen on 25 May. His 1500m time of 3:44:03 takes .46 seconds off the twenty seven year old U20 record held by Phoenix's Johan Boakes. Charlie now holds t
Lizzy puts power to the pedals to win the BUCS championships
Wed 4 May 2011
Liz Brama finished first in the 25-mile time trial at the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) national championships, on Saturday 30 April in Cambridge.
Senior men and over 60 men triumph at Sussex Road Relays
Sun 24 Apr 2011
This is the one we wanted to win and the competition, at a baking hot Christ's Hospital, was fierce. Brighton and Hove led for the early laps but the Phoenix senior men's team took fire and emerged the winners by nearly a minute.
2 Thirds at Goodwood
Tue 12 Apr 2011
Two of our athletes get third places at the Goodwood Duathlon
Vets excell in Brighton Marathon
Mon 11 Apr 2011
It was vet honours in the second Brighton Marathon withthree of the first four Phoenix places going to the 40-50 age group. Senior Alex Bonzi was the first home, though, in a splendid 2:54:51 for 25th place.
Max wins with senior boys at English school champs
Mon 21 Mar 2011
Max Pickard was second scorer in the senior boys team that triumphed at the English Schools cross-country champs in Nottingham on the 19th of March. This is only the second time in the championship's 50-year history that a Sussex
Spring Newsletter now available
Wed 16 Mar 2011
We are publishing our newsletter in two formats from now on. You can download from the home page in glorious colour or, if you prefer, pick up a copy printed in fabulous black and white on track night. Either way it is crammed from edge to edge with fa
Phoenix Fly at Frosty
Thu 10 Mar 2011
Tom Hopkins was the winner by almost 4 minutes at Sunday's Frosty Aquathlon. Also picking up prizes were Erica Martin for 2nd female and Deb Evers 1st female super vet. Brighton Phoenix were the leading team. The daw
GOLD medal for Mike Collins
Tue 1 Mar 2011
Mike won GOLD at the British Masters Indoor Champs at the
Feb 19/20 – great weekend for Phoenix
Sun 20 Feb 2011
The Big event was the Brighton Half Marathon on Sunday. 25 of us ran with considerable success. Lead runner was Ian Leitch, second in the race in a time of 1:08:30. With Dave Carter 8th and Daryll Hards
Thu 17 Feb 2011
Gus Kennedy won his first 400m of his Australian tour on Thursday night in Melbourne.
The Under 13 boys fly the flag for Phoenix.
Mon 14 Feb 2011
At the last cross-country league race at Lancing on the 12th February, the Under 13 boys team who have been excellent all season took first place on the day and claimed silver team medal for the season.
Phoenix successes in Sussex Grand Prix
Mon 7 Feb 2011
The results are now available for the 2010 Sussex Grand Prix season. Phoenix prize winners are: Andrew Haig 1st V5, Bruce Faulkner 1st V2, Terry Avey 3rd V4, MaxPickard 1st JM,
Sun 23 Jan 2011
The Sussex Masters XC Champs postponed from December, finally took place at Lancing on 22 January. Phoenix walked away from the proceedings with two team medals. Defending champions, the over 60s had to be content with silver this year.
Liz Brama wins ESCA 10 and 25 awards
Mon 17 Jan 2011
Sussex XC Champs – the lads done good.
Tue 11 Jan 2011
With 39 Phoenix athletes competing across the board, the turnout was reasonable but it was the boys and young men that made most impact. Team of the day was the U17 men who with Charlie Grice 1st, Jake Elliot 2nd and &
Phoenix in Brussels (A Winter's Tale)
Wed 22 Dec 2010
The club outing to Brussels on the weekend of 18-20 December was a great success, not just for the Phoenix athletes but also for the friends from Hastings, Crawley and Brighton and Hove who travelled with us. Those of you keeping an eye on the weather&
Paratriathlon included into the Paralympic games
Mon 13 Dec 2010
Faye McClelland was "Extremely happy" on hearing he news that Paratriathlon has been included in the Paralympic Games in Rio 2016. Read the BTF's report here
Tue 30 Nov 2010
Great Phoenix turnout and some fantastic performances here with quite a few pbs. Especially congratulations to Max Pickard for his first U20 placing. Photos taken at the Peace Statue by our buddy sports photographer Izzy Whitelegg.
Phoenix Annual Races go ahead come rain or shine
Mon 15 Nov 2010
The Phoenix annual races attracted well over three-hundred hopeful runners to Preston Park on Saturday despitean endless stream of drizzle and some chilly winds.
Phoenix at the British Triathlon Awards
Sun 14 Nov 2010
Phoenix Triathletes' Lizzy Brama and Faye McClelland were invited to attend the British Triathlon Awards ceremony in honour of their last seasons phenominal performances.
Phoenix dominates at Hove Park third anniversary run
Sat 6 Nov 2010
We put out a call to help celebrate the third anniversary running of the estimable Hove Park 5K time trials and boy did you respond! Josh and Finn raced to the line for first and second place with just one second separating them. Josh's time 15:24. Fin
New boy Ian third at Barns Green
Mon 1 Nov 2010
Phoenix has a new star runner. Ian Leitch ran a superb race for third place in the Barns Green Half Marathon on Sunday 31 October. The race was won in record time by Kenyan Edwin Kipyego (1:04:28). Ian's time was 1:10:27 beating previ&
Paul defeats discrimination
Mon 25 Oct 2010
Paul Thomashas defeated opposition and won the right to take part in more cross country in Sussex.Paul's determination to race has caused England Athletics to re-think their inclusion policy.
Phoenix at the Autumn marathons
Thu 21 Oct 2010
Season of mellow fruitfullness for some and an opportunity to race big city autumn marathons for others. In action recently we have had Tom Farsides in Chicago on 10 October where he ran 3:10:31.Tom has now completed a grand slam of bi
Team Silver for the U13 Boys and Vet Men at Goodwood
Thu 7 Oct 2010
The relays at Goodwood (county championships) are keenly fought by all the key Sussex clubs. In this setting a medal of any kind is quite an achievement. The U13 boys, the vet40 men and senior women A teams did not disappoint
Phoenix Long Sleeve and Short Sleeve Training Tops- Put Your Order In
Wed 6 Oct 2010
Hi Everyone, We are expanding the kit that you can now purchase from Phoenix, we are going to get some New long sleeve and short sleeve technical T-Shirts for training made from a similar fabric as the vests.
Phoenix Awards - our cups runneth over!
Thu 30 Sep 2010
It now seems traditional that the awards ceremony at Withdean should be accompanied by rain – rather a lot of it. Wednesday 29th September was no exception. Our cups were overflowing in another sense with two world champions (Faye and Sophie) and
Boys day out at Aldershot
Mon 27 Sep 2010
It was lads ony at the SEAA 6/4 stage relay at Aldershot on the weekend of 25/26 September. No girls or women's teams on the Saturday. But the boys did us proud.
Faye McClelland Is World Champion
Mon 13 Sep 2010
Faye McClelland has won the TRI 4 category World Championship in Budapest.
Sophie wins gold at world U23 duathlon champs
Tue 7 Sep 2010
Sophie Coleman made a triumphant return to Edinburgh to win the U23 World Duathlon Championships in Edinburgh making it a third and consecutive world title and fourth championship title following her gold in the world junior championships in 2008 and 2
Mike excels at the Ultra
Tue 7 Sep 2010
Mike Townley ran the 22nd London to Brighton trail run on Sunday 5 September, coming a magnificent seventh out of 106 finishers. (The event was won in 8:32). His time for the 56-mile distance was 9 hours 50 minutes – well within his target. He se
Amber takes three golds at Crawley
Fri 3 Sep 2010
Amber Anning, aged 9, won three Gold medals at the Crawley AC Tom Lintern Medal meet on 30th August. Competing in the U11 Girls events, Amber ran PB’s of 11.07 in the 75m and 22.16 in the 150m before rounding the day off with a PB of 3.93 in the<
Grice takes Bronze in Singapore
Sun 22 Aug 2010
Charlie Grice ran a storming PB 2:21.85 in the 1000m Final in the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore for the GB team.
Fun and Games at the Phoenix Picnic
Mon 26 Jul 2010
The Phoenix picnic on Sunday afternoon saw a revival of the mighty 'Tug of war.'. The magnificent girls' team beat the boys' team 2-1 and lost only narrowly to a fiercely competitive 'ladies' team.
Club record for 800m!!!
Wed 21 Jul 2010
Running at Eltham in a BMC 800m Charlie Grice ran 1:50:6 for a win in windy conditions.
English Schools Champion!
Mon 12 Jul 2010
Charlie Grice fell off his bike the tuesday before the English schools Championships and injured his knee and shoulder.