upcoming events

1st May 2016

Livingston Relays

Ladies' and Men's Relay Race

2nd May 2016

Milton Keynes Marathon + Half Marathon

10.00am

2nd May 2016

Woodhouse May Day Challenge 13.5 miles

9.30am

8th May 2016

Bosworth Half Marathon

10.30am

8th May 2016

Redbull Wings For Life World Run

11:00 start time

8th May 2016

Worcester Half Marathon

09:30

15th May 2016

Syston 8

Summer League Race 1

22nd May 2016

Gaddesby 7

New LRRL Summer League Race

29th May 2016

Liverpool Rock N Roll Marathon + Half Marathon

5th June 2016

Swithland 6

LRRL Summer League Race 3

more...

Welcome to Wigston Phoenix R C

Welcome
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.
Marathon Fundraising
Sharon Clark & Fern Barrell are running the Milton Keynes Marathon on the 2nd May and holding a curry night on the 9th May to raise funds for the MS Therapy Centres. See news page for more details...
Training weekend
20-22 May Hartington Hall YHA. STILL PLACES AVAILABLE. See Social events for further details.
Tuesday Training Routes
To help members plan their training schedules we will try to publish the routes for the next sessions.
Sorry we can't post the maps as links - highlight the address and copy, then paste into your address bar (Chrome & Firefox can take you there when you highlight the address & right click)
Tuesday 26/4/16 Routes
Off-road
5.6 Miler easily shortened or can be lengthened with a few reps on the railway embankment
http://gb.mapometer.com/running/route_4062088.html
7.4 miles Mill Lane - Countesthorpe
http://gb.mapometer.com/running/route_4062090.html
8.3 miles (Embankment-Blaby-Countesthorpe) can be extended by returning back via canal/Navigation
http://gb.mapometer.com/running/route_4086570.html

Great Central is the suggested road routes for the tarmac lovers!
5.1 miles
http://gb.mapometer.com/running/route_3973216.html
6.8 miles
http://gb.mapometer.com/running/route_3973224.html
8.4 miles
http://gb.mapometer.com/running/route_3973220.html
Summer training
With the day lengthening we begin our summer training. Meet by the observatory next to the University’s Manor Road track Rd for a 7pm start.
Club Kit
We have a selection of racing and training kit available:
- Club Vests, £15.00,,. - The new Techical Tees are available for £20. There are a few of the old Technical Tops, £14 for short-sleeved and £16 for long-sleeved . - A few Beanie hats, £5, - Hoodies, £18. See Clive.
2016 LRRL Winter/Summer Races
Summer~~~~~
15th May = Westend 8 ~~~~~
22nd May = Gaddesby 7 ~~~~~
05th June = Swithland 6 ~~~~~
06th July = Hungarton 7 ~~~~~
03rd August = Joy Cann 5 ~~~~~
14th August = Hermitage 10K ~~~~~
04th September = John Fraser 10