upcoming events

3rd June 2016

Norman Bennett 3 Mile Handicap

Saffron Lane Track Race for Club Members

5th June 2016

Swithland 6

LRRL Summer League Race 3

11th June 2016

Wollaton Park 10K


12th June 2016

Two Castles Run (10K)

Online registration opens 01/03/2016 at 12:00

14th June 2016

Rothley 10K


17th June 2016

Beacon Hill Solstace Run (5 Mile approx)

19:30 Start

26th June 2016

Prestwold 10K

3rd July 2016

Brocks Hill XC Challenge

7.5km XC charity run

6th July 2016


LRRL Summer League Race 4

8th July 2016

Rainbow's 100 lap Challenge

Mixed 400m relay team challenge.


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.
Training weekend
20-22 May Hartington Hall YHA. STILL PLACES AVAILABLE. See Social events for further details.
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)

Suggested Tuesday Routes 24/5/16
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 (Embankment-Blaby-Countesthorpe) can be extended by returning back via canal/Navigation

Suggested Tuesday Routes 31/5/16
9.3 mile out towards the A6, back via Newton Harcourt, canal and Cooks Lane
7 mile Lock Keepers out via Kelmarsh back via Cooks Lane
4+miles - out to Brocks Hill - many options to increase the distance running around the tracks at Brocks Hill!

Summer training
With the days lengthening we begin our summer training. Meet by the observatory next to the University’s Manor Road track Rd for a 7pm start.
26/5/16 - Meet at Manor Rd track as normal - moving onto Shady Lane arboretum for some hill reps.
2/6/16 - Track session Manor Rd - 300m reps with 100m recovery (remember it's the handicap on the 3rd!)
9/6/15 - Saddington Hill reps, meet at 7pm Saddington Reservoir, in the lay by behind the sailing club.

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.
2016 LRRL Winter/Summer Races
15th May = Westend 8 ~~~~~
22nd May = Gaddesby 7 ~~~~~
05th June = Swithland 6 ~~~~~
06th July = Hungarton 7 ~~~~~
03rd August = Joy Cann 5 ~~~~~
14th August = Hermitage 10K ~~~~~
04th September = John Fraser 10