upcoming events

27th October 2017

The Skeleton Run (5 mile)


29th October 2017

Worksop Halloween Half Marathon


29th October 2017

Rugby Half Marathon

5th November 2017

Shepshed 7


11th November 2017

Seagrave Wolds Challenge 15.7 miles


12th November 2017

Markfield XC

Derby Runner X/C - Race 2

18th November 2017

Dirt Half Challenge (Half Marathon)


26th November 2017

Derby Runner XC Race 3 Holly Hays Wood


26th November 2017

Clowne Half Marathon

10.00 am

10th December 2017

Turkey Trot 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.
Christmas Curry Night
We are having a Christmas Curry night on Friday 8th December at Saab's Grill Wigston. Places are limited and priority will be given to Club members. The cost will be £15 per head (poppadums + pickles, starters and main) Maybe a drink (or two)over the road after in the The William Wygston afterwards? Steve and Michaela are organising, if you can't make it on Tuesday, email Clive (he will send the menu options & payment details) or look for the facebook post...
Tuesday Training Routes
To help members plan their training schedules we will try to publish the routes for the next sessions.

24/10/17 Tuesday's Victoria Park routes

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

12/10/2017 - Victoria Park
19/10/2017 - Wigston
26/10/2017 - Victoria Park
02/11/2017 - Victoria Park
09/11/2017 - Evington (Social from Leics Golf Club, see Social Events for more information)
Derby Runner Cross Country League
A super turnout (23 runners)for the 1st Derby Runner XC of the season at Bagworth Heath. A testing muddy 3 lap course in blustery conditions.
The second XC league race is on the 12th November, just down the road at Markfield. Register and pay on the day (costs vary £3 to £4). All you need is a club top, Studded fell shoes or cross country spikes. Trail shoes/studded road shoes may fine depending upon conditions and the course. Remember to bring some cash, an old towel and change of clothes, and a bottle of water (no water is provided. Come along and be part of the Team!
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.