upcoming events

30th August 2015

Badgers Atherstone 10K

10am Start

31st August 2015

Old Dalby Day Hill Race

4pm Start

6th September 2015

John Fraser 10

LRRL Ssummer League Race 6

6th September 2015

Northampton Half Marathon

19th September 2015

Equinox 10K


19th September 2015

Equinox 24 Run

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

20th September 2015

Calke Abbey 10K


27th September 2015

Robin Hood Full & Half Marathon


4th October 2015

Mablethorpe Full + Half Marathon

11th October 2015

Great Eastern Run 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.
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 25/8/15

5.6 Miler easily shortened or can be lengthened with a few reps on the railway embankment
7.4 miles Mill Lane - Countesthorpe
8.3 miles (Blaby Wood (reversed) Route in reverse and run at pace from Blaby back to the club

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

7pm 30/7/15 Manor Rd (6 x800m)
7pm 6/8/15 Manor Rd (3 x 1600)
7pm 13/8/15 Manor Rd (12 x 400m)
7pm 20/8/15 Manor Rd (4 x 1200m)
7pm 27/8/15 Saddington Hills
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.