upcoming events

29th January 2017

Derby Runner XC Bagworth Heath

11:00 (Re-arranged XC race)

29th January 2017

**Barrow 6**CANCELLED

**LRRL Winter League Race 1**CANCELLED

5th February 2017

Charnwood Hills 13 miles Fell Race


12th February 2017

Kibworth 6

LRRL Winter League Race 2

19th February 2017

Allestree X/C

Derby Runner X/C Race 6

25th February 2017

Belvoir Challenge

15 or 26 mile event

26th February 2017

Stilton 7 Miles

LRRL Winter league race No 3

5th March 2017

Bosworth Visitor Centre

Derby Runnder X/C - Race 7

5th March 2017

Warwick Half Marathon


5th March 2017

Milton Keynes Half Marathon

Also 5K & 10K + 20 Mile


Welcome to Wigston Phoenix R C

2016 Club Awards Evening
Friday 27/1/17
3 Course Dinner at the Black Horse Aylestone. Cost £15 a head. Sign up sheet out on 3/1/17...further details to follow
Derby Runner XC, Sinai Park, Burton on Trent
15/1/17, 11:00 Next XC race is the (f)undulating course out at Sinai park in Burton on Trent. Car sharing is encouraged (it's an hours drive and 35-40 miles dependent on route). We will be meeting in the Elms car park at 9:00.
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.
90th County Cross Country Championships
Saturday 7th January 2017
Thank you all who ran for the club. We had a Senior ladies' team (Charlie Austin [5th], Jo Sanders [7th] and Emma Prusek [27th]) and a Masters men's team (Andy Peet [15th], Clive Jones [43rd], Rob Gregory [58th] and Dean Hassall [68th. It was a fairly flat course, very wet in places with long stretches of sapping mud!
Full results:

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)

17/1/17 Saffron Lane
5.6 miles
6.1 miles
7.2 (+)
Thursday Winter Training
With the loss of the light we will return to training areas with street lighting:
Victoria Park meet on Victoria Park Rd, by the Health Centre and recycling Centre, for a 7pm start
Wigston meet in the Elms carpark for a 7pm start.
Evington meet on Manor Rd in front of the Uni Sport Centre

12/1/17 Victoria Park
19/1/17 Wigston
26/1/17 Victoria Park
2/2/17 Victoria Park
9/2/17 Wigston
16/2/17 Evington (possible social from the Golf club)
John Fraser 10
Thank you to all who ran, volunteered and marshaled. Another successful staging of a league race under the club's belt and only possible due to your commitment and efforts before and on the day.
LRRL Men's Results
Wigston Phoenix men's teams finished the season with a real grandstand finish! The Vet Men climbing the table to finish third place in Division One, and the Seniors also securing third place in Division Two. Promotion next year gentlemen! Thank you to all who raced this season!
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.