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News Archive for 2013

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Bronze for Bruce

More amazing running from Bruce Warren, won bronze at the Southern Masters Championships at Biggleswade.

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Phoenix Awards

Phoenix celebrated the success of its athletes on Saturday 7th December with a glittering awards evening.

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Jon steps up to The Challenge

Congratulations to Jon Pepper for winning the Harvey Curtis Sussex Road Race Challenge 2013.

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U11 and U13 Success at Lancing!

Phoenix’s U13 and U11 Teams were victorious in the first match of the Sportshall season on November 2nd at Lancing Leisure Centre.

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Park Life

Sunday 10th November saw the annual Phoenix Preston Park Races....

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Tri Star champ honoured

Charlotte Matthews receives award for her commitment, sportsmanship and sporting improvement during 3 years of attendance at the Tri Star events

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Jon Pepper run’s Club Record 2.19.10 Marathon


Charlie Grice Wins Brighton and Hove Sports Personality of the Year!


Andrew Haig: Staggering in Exmoor!

Congratulations to Andrew Haig for completing the Exmoor Stagger in style, finishing 2nd in his age category.

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Phoenix out in force

The Sussex Cross Country League kicked off with an unusually warm, sunny start on 19th October.

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Reliability Trial

Brighton Phoenix is affiliated to the East Sussex Cycling Association (ESCA). Read on for information of this year's ESCA Reliability Trial....

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We're going home!

As you are probably aware, the track at Withdean Stadium has been re-laid this summer following a joint grant from Brighton Council and Sports England. Join us for a celebration at the Withdean Sports Complex Track Opening Celebration!

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Silver Success

Maia Hardman wins silver at Lee Valley Minithon on Sunday 6th October....

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Phoenix Newsletter Juniors Special

Now available – your 12 page full colour Autumn newsletter featuring Phoenix's young athletes. Interviews and articles by and about the stars of the future.

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Castle Conquered!

1st place for Charlotte Mathews who competed in what is believed to be the world's largest ever Children's Triathlon at Hever Castle on Saturday 28th September.

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And so the XC season begins!

Phoenix V40 Mens team win Gold at the Goodwood Cross Country Relays

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Road runners

Saturday 21st September saw a solid performance by all 4 boys saw the U17's grab a notable 7th place in the Southern England Road Relays at Aldershot.

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Qualification news

Exciting new on phoenix members qualifying for Kitbuel in 2014...

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Sam Wade: World Champ!

A huge congratulations to Phoenix's Sam Wade for winning gold in the World Standard Distance Championship Triathlon series in the 20-24 age group.

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Bob Novis: World Champ!

September 11 - 15th saw London host the Pru Health World Triathlon Grand Final. Using an identical course and venue to the Olympic Games, around 5000 athletes raced.

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Paul Lawrence achieves new PB at Maidenhead Half Marathon

Paul Lawrence raced the Maidenhead half marathon on September 8th and recorded a PB of 1 : 24 : 31. Here is his brief account:
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We have a National Champ!

A HUGE congratulations to Spencer Thomas who is National U17 800m champion

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Tank Track & Windmills

Thursday 22nd August saw Phoenix members run up the hill to the Jack & Jill Windmills at Clayton.

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Sean Scott- World Duathlon Champ!!

Gold Medal for Sean in Ottawa..............

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Flying Scotsman

Congratulations to Donald Maclellan who, in his own words, sneaked a win at the Trailblazer on July 31st.


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Just another Manic Sunday

Think one triathlon is hard? How about doing a double?! August 4th saw Phoenix athletes doing just that at the Wealdon Manic Triathlon.

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"All Time" best at Anniversary Games

Charlie Grice (Phoenix) and Lee Emanuel (Hastings) battled it out again in the 61st running of the Emsley Carr Mile at the Anniversary Games, held at the Olympic Stadium & Read more


Phoenix in Alanya

June 11th - 12th saw the ETU Triathalon Championships in Alanya Turkey in which Malcolm Hughes represented the GB Age Groupers. A massive well done to him & to Colin Simpson, Debbie Evers  & Tim Woodman who also competed.

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Paule: a trispeed champ!

Fantastic news for Paule Kremer in winning the Luxembourg Trispeed challenge in the elite on for her race report....

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Phoenix on fire!

Last week was always going to be significant for our club with 19 years old Charlie Grice representing Great Britain in the European Team Championships in Gateshead..... but his performance wasn't the only highlight.

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Archie Davis: breaking records

After breaking the Sussex Track & Field Championships Boys U15 800m record back in May, Archie Davis has continued his good form over the last few weeks.

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Marina jumps for joy

Phoenix's Marina Reid Martin sprang to first place in the long jump at the Sussex Schools Track & Field Championships....

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Team Phoenix brutally efficient at the Sussex Road Relays

A late review of the Senior Men’s Sussex Road Relays and a look back over the past years results

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The Phoenix Has Risen

Just months after being overlooked for the UK team for the European Indoor Championships Charlie Grice has been picked for the 1500m spot in the UK team for the European Team Champiosnhips.

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Gold in them there hills

Phoenix battled it out on the South Downs Way relay on Saturday 1st June to win two golds, a silver and a bronze. The annual event sees teams of 6 running

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Spring in their step!

The spring bank holiday might mean relaxation for most people but the Phoenix athletes were out in force throughout the Country and further afield....

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Grice tipped as one to watch

Check out June's edition of Runner's World for a feature on our own Charlie Grice.

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Bigg News!

This Sunday the first of the Outdoor Track Internationals of the season take place at Loughborough University.

We are also very pleased to announce that Brighton Phoenix coach Jon Bigg has been selected...


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Phoenix fly at the Open

Some fantastic competing was seen at the Phoenix Open Track Meeting at Withdean Stadium, May 8th. Athletes of all ages competed in events ....

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See your name up in lights on the Brighton Phoenix website!!!!


Sam Wade continues success at BUCS tri with Silver!


Preston Park: Phoenix runners hold course records

Continuing her blistering start to the season, Almi Nerurkar broke the women's course record in the 3rd Preston Park Run held on May 4th.

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Phoenix Plan For Steyning Triathlon: UPDATE!

On May 5th the Steyning triathlon was held, a pool based triathlon, offering a sprint and a standard course. The sprint is a 400m swim, followed by a 18.5km ride and a 4.6km run. The standard course is 800m in the pool 35.1km bike and& Read more


We are Brighton Phoenix


Euro Bronze for Erica !

Bronze medal in European Sprint Duathlon Champs

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Right on Brighton!

April 12th saw Brighton Phoenix member Jon Pepper run the 4th Brighton Marathon in a blistering 2 hours 20 minutes. Ensuring a new club record....

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Monster Mini Miles

The Iconiq Shlurp! Mini Mile Races, held April 12th saw over 2,200 children and young people battled it out in U18, U15, U13 and U11 Boys and Girls races....

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Success at the Sussex Road Relays -Update U13’s Girls

Despite the cold wind and flurries of snow Phoenix was out in force for the Sussex Road Relays at Christ's Hospital School, held Sunday March 30th.

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Ian “silver man” Leitch strikes again at Maidenhead 10m


Paule out shines Ben in her home city!


Tick Tick BooooM

Ben Tickner may have been out of shape, long time injured does this stop him No!!!

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Cold Weather Doesn't Stop Brighton Phoenix At The Goodwood Duathlon

This weekend was a fantastic result for our atheletes Malcolm Hughes and Sean Scott at the Goodwood Duathlon. Despite the cold weather Sean managed to power through the cold to an overall win by over 3 minutes. Malcolm didn't let the...

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XC Success in Derby

The English Schools XC Championship took place at Catton Hall in Derby at the weekend with Phoenix runners playing their part in a very successful day for Sussex teams..

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Phoenix Ladies gain promotion


Phoenix 'Lockout' at Cambridge Half

With three and a half thousand souls braving the freezing conditions at the Cambridge Half Marathon on Sunday 10 March, a Phoenix trio managed the perfect result. Jon Pepper, Ian Leitch and Josh Guilmant left the rest of the field trailing.

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Double Gold for U13 Girls and U17 men at the Sussex Cross Country League decider

Despite a patchy entry at the final league race at Lancing on Saturday 2 March, there were good results for Phoenix with team and individual gold for the U13 girls and team and individual gold for the U17 men.

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New girls' captain appointed

Roy Hayward, girls' team manager, has appointed a captain and a vice-captain for this flourishing and successful group. Captain will be Charlotte Matthews – also a keen triathlete and vice-captain will be Chloe Watson.

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U17 boys triumph at Southern XC

The under 17 boys achieved a fantastic bronze team medal at the South of England XC Champas at Parliament Hill on Saturday 16 Feb. Jon Pepper, now running first claim for Phoenix was the other star of the day coming 4th in the senior men's race.

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Sussex Indoor Championships


Phoenix success in Masters and Schools XC Champs

Young and older Phoenix athletes were in action on the muddy slopes of Bexhill Down on Saturday 9 February for the combined Masters and Schools County XC Championships. There were medals galore!

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Free Half Marathon Places

Free Places in the Brighton Half Marathon 

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Grice takes Euro Bronze Team medal

Just off the plane from training in Kenya Charlie was straight into the Euro trials race

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Grice Takes Southern Indoor 800m Title

It’s been a little bit if time since Charlie has taken a big title

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Phoenix does the double, double to retain Senior Cross Country County titles!

Going into the 2013 Sussex Cross Country Championship, Phoenix senior men had never retained the title, but...!!!

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