upcoming events

25th March 2018

Desford 5

LRRL Winter League Race 3

8th April 2018

Loughborough Half Marathon


8th April 2018

Belvoir Half Marathon, Hose


8th April 2018

Greater Manchester Marathon


22nd April 2018

London Marathon

29th April 2018

Livingston Relays

Ladies' and Men's Relay Race

29th April 2018

Leicester Big 10K

Abbey Park

6th May 2018

Redbull Wings For Life World Run

11:00 start time

7th May 2018

Milton Keynes Marathon + Half Marathon


7th May 2018

Woodhouse May Day Challenge 13.5 miles



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.
Leicestershire Road Running League
The next LRRL race is the Desford 5, on the 25th March - parking and start/finish at Sport in Desford Clubhouse,Peckleton Lane, Desford.LE9 9JU. Parking is limited please car share when possible. We will be meeting at the Elms on Sunday morning, around 9:00. Leaving no later than 9:10.

We had a great turn out for the Stilton 7 with 36 runners competing in the race! Let's hope the men's and ladies' teams can hold on to the first place spots in division 2.

The cancelled Kibworth Six, has been re-arranged for Sunday 27th May.

Derby Runner Cross Country League
Thank you to all who ran at Bosworth Battlefield on the 11th March. We fielded full teams again, it makes a massive difference!
Counting men's and ladies' teams for every race this season. Thank you for making this such a successful XC season!
Derby Runner XC Individual positions are on their website (link below):
SM Ricky Aggarwal 46th; MV40 Steven Latham 21st; MV50 Clive Jones 12th; & Nigel Ayres 13th, SL Joanne Sanders 5th; VL45 Tracey Johnson 10th; VL50 Teresa Rizoyannis 9th; VL55 Linda New 1st. Congratulations Linda!

Derby Runner reults

Click here to go the results.
Tuesday Training Routes
To help members plan their training schedules we will try to publish the routes for the next sessions.

20/03/18 Tuesday's Pork Pie routes

Click here to go to the 4.7 mile route.
Click here to go to the 5.8 mile route.
Click here to go to the 6.8 mile route.

Thursday Winter Training
With the onset of the dark nights, our Thursday evening training sessions move to areas with street lighting. There are three venues which we rotate in a regular pattern. Training sessions start at 7pm
1) Victoria Park, on Victoria Park Rd, by the recycling area and new Health Centre.
2) Evington, meet on Manor Road in front of the University Sports Centre
3) Wigston, meet in the Elms carpark

22/03/18 - Vicky Park
29/03/18 - Vicky Park
05/04/18 - Wigston
2017 Awards and presentation evening
Presentation Evening venue Leicestershire Golf Club : Presentation, Buffet and Live Music. £15.00 pp. Members, relatives and friends and family all welcome! Look forward to seeing you all there.
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.
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.