upcoming events

29th May 2015

Norman Bennett 3 Mile Track Handicap

Members only club event - 3 mile handicap race

7th June 2015

Swithland 6

LRRL Summer League Race 1

13th June 2015

Wollaton Park 10K


14th June 2015

Two Castles Run (10K)

Online registration opens 02/03/2015 at 08:00

14th June 2015

Liverpool Rock N Roll Marathon + Half Marathon

16th June 2015

Rothley 10K


19th June 2015

Wicken Hill Whizz


19th June 2015

Beacon Hill Solstace Run (5 Mile approx)

19:30 Start

20th June 2015

Reservoir Bogs


21st June 2015

Tom Tittiman

12.00 noon


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.
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
17-19 April 2015 Hartington Hall, Derbys - THANKS CAROLE A BRILLIANT WEEK END!
Junior Parkrun
Thnak you to all who volunteered - this Sunday WP takeover the Junior parkrun at Aylestone (24/5/15). The event went smoothly and the rain held off!
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 26/5/15 suggested routes:

9.3 mile out towards the A6, back via Newton Harcourt, canal and Cooks Lane

7 mile Lock Keepers out via Kelmarsh back via Cooks Lane

4+miles - out to Brocks Hill - many options to increase the distance running around the tracks at Brocks Hill!

If you have ideas for routes let Clive know!
Summer Training
For the lighter nights it's back to the Manor Rd track. With occasional sessions at Brocks Hill, Shady Lane arboretum and hill work in Saddington

Manor Rd meet by the observatory next to the track
Brocks Hill car park by the visitor centre
Saddington - lay-by by the Sailing Club

7 pm 7/5/15 Manor Rd Track
7 pm 14/5/15 Manor Rd Track
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.
The cost of this is £2 per session