upcoming events

26th August 2018

Badgers Atherstone 10K

10am Start

2nd September 2018

John Fraser 10

LRRL Ssummer League Race 7

9th September 2018

Northampton Half Marathon

16th September 2018

Calke Abbey 10K


22nd September 2018

Equinox 10K


22nd September 2018

Equinox 24 Run

12:00 Sat to 12:00 Sun - Belvoir Castle

30th September 2018

Robin Hood Full & Half Marathon


30th September 2018

Beacon Bunny Run 10K

Also a 3K run

7th October 2018

Beacon Trail Half Marathon


14th October 2018

Leicester Full & 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.
Leicestershire Road Running League
The next LRRL race, the Hermitage 10k, is on the 12th August. CAR SHARE MEET AT THE ELMS FOR 9:00 LEAVING AT 9:05. 40+ WPRC entries. Have a great run team!

League standings after Huncote, the men are still top of division 2, and the ladies , after their team win, are now 2nd in Division 2. The vet men, in division 1, have shot up the league and are now fourth, and could climb to third... The Vet ladies are currently 7th in Division 2.It is very tight between the vet ladies of Beaumont, Hinckley, Hermitage. Can we avoid the drop?

LRRL full results

Click here to go to the Leicestershire Running and Athletics Network website.

August pub run
Thursday 16/8/18: The next pub run will be at the Black Horse, Aylestone. Sign-up sheet will be out at the club on Tuesday. Run around the Meadows will start from the pub at 7pm. BBQ to follow after the run in the beer garden.
Tuesday Training Routes

14/08/18 Tuesday's XC routes - Kilby

Click here Kilby 7 mile
Click here Kilby 8 mile
Click here Kilby 10 mile back via Gallops Farm
Click here Alternative shorter route on the tow path towards South Wigston
Tuesday Alernative Routes

Part road route options (Courtesy of Rebecca Parry)

Click here Mill Lane 5
Click here Countesthorpe 7
Click here Great central 8

Thursday Training
Summer is here and we return to the Manor Road Track. It's a bit worse for wear these days so trail shoes might be the order of the day. Meet by the observatory for a 7pm start.

16/08/18 800m reps (Note pub run Aylestone Meadows)
23/08/18 Saddington Hill reps Meet in the lay by by the Saddington Res sailing club

Norman Bennett Track Handicap Race
Thank you to every who ran and helped to make the event a great success. Congratulations to Sue Castledine winner of the 2018 Norman Bennett Track Handicap. 2nd was Pete Sylvester and third Jo Sanders. Fastest male was Martin Hulbert and fastest female Jo Sanders. See news for full results list.
Leicester Victoria parkrun takeover
Thank you every one who helped to organize a brilliant morning! Great turnout for the club's volunteers, marshals and runners! You were all fantastic!
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.
Club Kit
We have a selection of racing and training kit available: Club vests green and white (printed)£10; Reflective tees (XS-XL) black, green and pink £18, Navy hoodies £18, Green zipped hoodies £20. Coming soon club tees green with white print £11 See Clive
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.
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.