upcoming events

4th February 2018

Charnwood Hills 13 miles Fell Race


18th February 2018

Shepshed XC - Grace Dieu School Race 6


24th February 2018

Belvoir Challenge

15 or 26 mile event

25th February 2018

Stilton 7

LRRL Winter league race No 1

4th March 2018

Peatling Challenge

A 1 mile or 13 mile run

4th March 2018

Keyworth Trail Run

15K or 30K Distances

4th March 2018

Kibworth 6

LRRL Winter League Race 2

11th March 2018

Derby Runner XC Race 5 Bosworth Battlefield


11th March 2018

Milton Keynes Half Marathon

Also 5K & 10K + 20 Mile

18th March 2018

Coventry Half Marathon



Welcome to Wigston Phoenix R C

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.
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.
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.
Tuesday Training Routes
To help members plan their training schedules we will try to publish the routes for the next sessions.

16/01/18 Tuesday's Manor Road routes

5.2 miles:
6.6 miles:
7.2/7.7 miles:

23/01/18 Tuesday's Saffron Lane routes

5.6 miles:
6.1 miles:
7.2 miles:

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

28/12/17 - Vicky Park
04/01/18 - Vicky Park
11/01/18 - Wigston
18/01/18 - Evington Training + Social from the Golf Club
25/01/18 - Vicky Park

Derby Runner Cross Country League
Another superb turnout (20 finishers)for the 3rd Derby Runner XC of the season at Holly Hayes. A testing course with root and rock trip hazards, long single file sections and 5 water crossings!
The next XC league race is on the 21st January, at Allestree park, Derby. Register and pay on the day (cost for this race is £3). All you need is a club top, off road shoes (cross country spikes are NOT recommended). 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.