29th November 2015
Coombe 8, Coventry
6th December 2015
Derby Runner XC 3 Bradgate
13th December 2015
Turkey Trot Half Marathon
19th December 2015
Gaddesby Gallop 5.25 miles XC
20th December 2015
Wigston Phoenix 6 Mile Xmas Handicap
First runner to set off at 10.30am
26th December 2015
Barrow Runners Boxing Day Handicap
3rd January 2016
Huncote Hash XC - 6.5 miles
10th January 2016
17th January 2016
LRRL Winter League Race 1
24th January 2016
LRRL Winter League Race 2
WelcomeWelcome 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 trainingWith 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
29/10/15 Vicky park
5/11/15 Vicky park
19/11/15 Vicky Park
26/11/15 Vicky park
Web pageNicky 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Training weekend6-8 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)
London Marathon Club BallotWe have been allocated ONE London Marathon Club place so if you was unsuccessful in the mail London ballot and you wish to enter the club ballot, please pass your regection slips/emails to Dean Hassall (or any other club member)ASAP
The usual club rules apply, you must have been a menber of the club for at least one full year, you can not have been successful in last years ballot and you can not be a second claim member of Wigston
90th County XC championshipsSaturday 9th January 2016
90th County Cross Country Championships, Burbage Common, Hinckley, Leics.
Races for both sexes and all categories from U13 to 35+
Qualification: have been born in Leicestershire or lived in the county continuously for 9 months.
There is no block entry - you have to enter individually. You can do this on line or down load the application form if you prefer to enter via post.
Further details are available on the Leicestershire and Rutland Athletics Association website:
2016 LRRL Winter/Summer RacesWinter ~~~~~
17th January = Markfield 10K ~~~~~~
24th January = Barrow 6 ~~~~~
28th February = Stilton 7 ~~~~~
06th March = Kibworth 6 ~~~~~
27th March = Desford 6 ~~~~~
15th May = Westend 8 ~~~~~
22nd May = Anstey ?? ~~~~~
05th June = Swithland 6 ~~~~~
06th July = Hungarton 7 ~~~~~
03rd August = Joy Cann 5 ~~~~~
14th August = Hermitage 10K ~~~~~
04th September = John Fraser 10
2015 AGMThis 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 KitWe 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 RoutesTo 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)
Suggested Routes (24/11/15) it's the Manor Road runs:
Shorter Route: 5.2 miles
Middle Route: 6.6 miles
Longer Route: 7.2 + miles
If you have ideas for routes let Clive know!
Monday Evening Track SessionWestend 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.