upcoming events

9th December 2018

Raodhoggs - X/C Race 3 - Bradgate Park


9th December 2018

Turkey Trot Half Marathon


16th December 2018

Club Christmas Handicap Race

6 mile

5th January 2019

LRAA XC Championships

93rd Leicestershire and Rutland XC Championships

13th January 2019

Desford Striders: Bagworth Heath XC - Race 4

Cross Country

3rd February 2019

Charnwood Hills 13 miles Fell Race


17th February 2019

Shepshed XC - Grace Dieu School Race 5


24th February 2019

Stilton 7

LRRL Spring League Race No 1

2nd March 2019

Belvoir Challenge

15 or 26 mile event

3rd March 2019

Hinkley X/C - Bosworth Battlefield - Race 6

Derby Runnder X/C - Race 6


Welcome to Wigston Phoenix R C

Welcome to Wigston Phoenix Running Club. We are a friendly, sociable club who cater for all standards of runners in Wigston, Oadby and South West Leicestershire.
Our main training night is Tuesday, when we meet at The Elms Social and Ex-Services Club (formerly the Royal British Legion) in Wigston.
For more details, see the training and about us pages.
Derby Runner Cross Country League
2018-19 Derby Runner XC Season Race three at Bradgate Park on Sunday 9th December, saw another great turn out: 10 ladies and 14 men! Let's keep it going for race #4 at Bagworth Heath on the 13/01/2019. Please car share. Meet up at the Elms Sunday morning at 9:15.

Derby Runner results

Click here to go the results.
Tuesday Training Routes

11/12/18 Tuesday's Victoria Park routes


18/12/18 Tuesday's Run - Christmas lights

Aim is to be in Town Hall Square for a 7:30 group photo…it is 4 miles into Town, so please start at an appropriate time for your pace.
Thursday Training
Thursday night winter training routes
3 venues. Run session to start at 7pm:
Victoria Park, meet on Victoria Park Road, near the recycling centre
Wigston, meet in the Elms carpark
Evington, meet on Manor Road in front of the Uni sports centre

06/12/18 Wigston
13/12/18 Vicky Park
20/12/18 Evington (Leics Golf Club)
Leicestershire Road Running League
Thank you everyone who helped to organize today's JF10! Congratulations to all our runners today getting round in warm conditions! Pre-race set up, carparking, start, marshalling, water stations and mementoes all went well from where I was standing. A fitting climax to the LRRL season! Results and final standings via link below:
team awards: Senior men Div 2 champions
Senior ladies Div 2 runners up
Vet Men B team champions
Individual wards:
Martin Hulbert MV40 1st
Charlie Nurse FSEN 2nd
Alice Rowland FSEN 6th

LRRL full results

Click here to go to the Leicestershire Running and Athletics Network website.

Club Kit
We have a selection of racing and training kit available: Club vests green and white (printed)£10; Reflective tees (XS-XL) black, green and pink £18, Navy hoodies £18, Green zipped hoodies £20. Coming soon club tees green with white print £11 See Clive
Norman Bennett Track Handicap Race
Thank you to every who ran and helped to make the event a great success. Congratulations to Sue Castledine winner of the 2018 Norman Bennett Track Handicap. 2nd was Pete Sylvester and third Jo Sanders. Fastest male was Martin Hulbert and fastest female Jo Sanders. See news for full results list.
Leicester Victoria parkrun takeover
Thank you every one who helped to organize a brilliant morning! Great turnout for the club's volunteers, marshals and runners! You were all fantastic!
September pub run
Thank you Carole and Irene for organizing a great pub run around Broughton Astley, from the White Horse. Sadly, the last of the season, but we are looking forward to next spring!
2018 Wigston Phoenix RC AGM
Thank you all for a very good attendance at the club's AGM.
i) Subscription rates will remain as for 2017
ii) Subscriptions for 2018 are due by the end of March. If you are renewing with an England Athletics (EA)competition license, ensure this is done by Tuesday March 13th
iii) Data protection - there is an authorization form to sign to allow your details to be sent on to EA. There is also our club's data protection agreement and medical declaration to complete.
iv) Committee changes:
Chair - Clive Jones
Men's captain - Steven Latham
Treasurer - Cheryl Bayliss
2017 Christmas Handicap Race
Thank you to Carole for managing to find an alternative venue for this year Xmas handicap race, from the Village Hall in Peatling Parva. Clive's spread sheet was pretty accurate (on the whole)... 1st place Sue Castledine, 2nd Rob Hames and 3rd Mark Thompson. Fastest female was Charlie Nurse and fastest male Martin Hulbert. Big thanks to all who organized, helped, marshaled and supported. Great running Team Phoenix! See news page for results.