upcoming events

11th October 2015

Markfield XC

11th October 2015

Great Eastern Run Half Marathon


18th October 2015

Birmingham Half Marathon


25th October 2015

Worksop Halloween Half Marathon


25th October 2015

Leicester Full & Half Marathon

Online entry open

30th October 2015

The Skeleton Run (5 mile)


1st November 2015

Shepshed 7


7th November 2015

Seagrave Wolds Challenge 15.7 miles


14th November 2015

Dirt Half Challenge (Half Marathon)


15th November 2015

Beacon Trail Half Marathon



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.
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

8/10/15 Vicky Park
15/10/15 Vicky Park
22/10/15 Wigston
29/10/15 Vicky park

Web page
Nicky Whitehead has agreed to help with keeping the web page up to date with news, results, photos etc.
If you have anything you want adding just let him know by telling him at the club or sending him a quick email at nickywhitehead21@googlemail.com.
Training weekend
6-8 November 2015 Cromer. Following a successful trip to the North Norfolk Coast last year we're going back this year! The sign up sheet is out, but unfortunately full already. Get your name down on the stand-by list. £50 Deposit to be paid by 15th September to secure your place. Places with no deposit paid, by this date, will be offered to those on the stand-by list. Total cost for 2 night B&B and evening meal will be around £100 (tbc)
Latest Results
Hermitage 10km times are up on the results page
Rainbows 100 lap Challenge
Thanks to all who ran and volunteered (Denise Muddimer; Pete and Emma Long; Steve and Michelle Clarke; & Dave Wilmot) on Friday evening (10/7/15) - all helped Dave Muddimer's event to be really successful and raised funds for the Rainbows Hospice. See news for our Team's 400m lap times.
Website is Back
After a few technical gremlins, our website is back up and running. There may still be some issues, which we will resolve as we come across them. And a whole new look website will be along later this year.
2015 AGM
This years AGM took place on Tuesday 03rd February 2015. Pete Sylvester was re-elected as chair (unopposed), as were Secretary Dean Hassall and Treasurer Rob Nurse.
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.
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 29/9/15 routes will be the "Saffron Lane" routes.

Shorter 5.6 miles (5.1 miles without the Windley/Shackerdale loop)
Medium 6.1 miles
Longer 7.1 miles

If you have ideas for routes let Clive know!
Monday Evening Track Session
Westend Runners are holding track sessions at Saffron Lane on Monday evenings 19:00
These are now open to our runners to attend as these sessions are now being shared with some other clubs, one if which is Wigston Phoenix.