upcoming events

21st February 2016

Derby Runner XC 6


27th February 2016

Belvoir Challenge

15 or 26 mile event

28th February 2016

Coventry Half Marathon


28th February 2016

Stilton 7 Miles

LRRL Winter league race No 3

6th March 2016

Milton Keynes Half Marathon

Also 5K & 10K

6th March 2016

Kibworth 6

LRRL Winter League Race 4

13th March 2016

Silverstone Half Marathon


13th March 2016

Newton's Fraction Half Marathon

Grantham, 10:30am

13th March 2016

Loughborough Half Marathon


13th March 2016

Holly Hayes XC

Derby Runner XC


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.
2015 Awards
Congratulations to all our 2015 Award Winners and runners who earned a County Standard! See News for further details. Special thank you to Carole for organizing the event at the Craddock Arms.
2016 AGM
This years AGM will be on Tuesday 16th February 2016. There will be a sheet out at the club for anyone that wishes to stand as Chairman, Treasurer or Secretary or to join the committee. Please be at the AGM to support your club
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’s Route the “Linear” run
(between 5 and 8 miles including ½ mile warm up and cool down)
½ mile warm up to the Star and Garter
20 minute pace run down Welford Road – how far can you get?
Then turn and 25 minute run back to Star & Garter. This is the recovery you will be running 25% slower than your pace run – everyone should arrive back at the Star at about the same time.
½ mile warm down back to the club.

Alternatively you could run down to the Saffron Lane Stadium to try out some Hoka One Ones’s with Rub Pullen on the track…

If you have ideas for routes let Clive know!
Winter training
With the nights lengthening we begin our winter training. Sessions start at 7 pm from a variety of venues:
Victoria Park - meet by the Recycling Centre on Victoria Park Road (near St Leonards Road)
Wigston - meet in the car park of the Elms

04/02/16 - Vicky Park
11/02/16 - Wigston
18/02/16 - Vicky Park
25/02/16 - Vicky Park
London Marathon Club Ballot
We have been allocated ONE London Marathon Club place so if you were unsuccessful in the mail London ballot...and the Winner is Ken Piggin, and Luke Neale was drawn for our Brighton Marathon place.
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
Winter ~~~~~
17th January = Markfield 10K ~~~~~~
24th January = Barrow 6 ~~~~~
28th February = Stilton 7 ~~~~~
06th March = Kibworth 6 ~~~~~
27th March = Desford 6 ~~~~~
15th May = Westend 8 ~~~~~
22nd May = Anstey ?? ~~~~~
05th June = Swithland 6 ~~~~~
06th July = Hungarton 7 ~~~~~
03rd August = Joy Cann 5 ~~~~~
14th August = Hermitage 10K ~~~~~
04th September = John Fraser 10
Training weekend
6-8 November 2015 Cromer. A great weekend again in Cromer thanks Caroline for booking and organizing!