upcoming events

22nd June 2018

Beacon Hill Solstace Run (5 Mile approx)

19:30 Start

24th June 2018

Prestwold 10K

LRRL Summer League Race 3

1st July 2018

Rainbow's 100 lap Challenge

Mixed 400m relay team challenge.

3rd July 2018

Watermead Challenge


7th July 2018

Draycote Water 7 @ 7

07:00 & 19:00

8th July 2018

Lutterworth 5 Mile Run

8th July 2018

Hungarton 7

**LRRL Summer League Race 4**CANCELLED

1st August 2018

Huncote 5

LRRL Ssummer League Race 5

3rd August 2018

Grim Reaper (Ultra)

40/70 or 100 Miles (26 hour time limit)

12th August 2018

Hermitage 10K

LRRL Summer League Race 6


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.
Leicestershire Road Running League
The next LRRL race the Prestwold 10k on the 24th June.
.Superb turnout at Swithland on the 3rd June. A hot sunny day and some brilliant running from the team. Martin Hulbert won the 1st MV40 prize too!
League standings after Swithland 6, the men are still top of division 2, and the ladies 3rd in Division 2. The vet men, in division 1, have shot up the league and are now joint third, and just a point behind 2nd place Wreake. The Vet ladies are currently 6th in Division 2.

LRRL full results

Click here to go to the Leicestershire Running and Athletics Network website.

Hermitage 10km (12/8/18) online entry now open. Click on the fixtures page and follow the link!

June pub run
The next pub run will be at Church Langton on the 21st June 2018. Menus and sign-up sheet will be out at the club on Tuesday. Run will start from the The Langton Arms car park at 7pm. Big thank you to our organizer Matt Rowland.
Tuesday Training Routes

19/6/18 Tuesday's traffic-free routes - Foston

Click here Foston (5.5 miles) out to the canal, over the fields to Foston and back via Kilby Bridge
Click here Rosebank (6.5 miles) out to the canal, over the fields to Countesthorpe/Foston and back via Kilby bridge
Click here Rosebank (7.5 miles) out to Peatlng Lodge
Click here Peatling (9.5 miles) out to Peatlng Magna
Click here An alternative less 'fieldsy' route, options from 4.8-6.7 miles

Tuesday Alernative Routes

Part road route options (Courtesy of Rebecca Parry)

Click here Mill Lane 5
Click here Countesthorpe 7
Click here Great central 8

Thursday Training
Summer is here and we return to the Manor Road Track. It's a bit worse for wear these days so trail shoes might be the order of the day. Meet by the observatory for a 7pm start.

21/6/18 - 300m reps (Note Pub run night)
28/6/18 - 400m reps

Norman Bennett Track Handicap Racee
Thank you to every who ran and helped to make the event a great success. Congratulations to Sue Castledine winner of the 2018 Norman Bennett Track Handicap. 2nd was Pete Sylvester and third Jo Sanders. Fastest male was Martin Hulbert and fastest female Jo Sanders. See news for full results list.
Leicester Victoria parkrun takeover
Thank you every one who helped to organize a brilliant morning! Great turnout for the club's volunteers, marshals and runners! You were all fantastic!
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.
Club Kit
We have a selection of racing and training kit available: Club vests green and white (printed)£10; Reflective tees (XS-XL) black, green and pink £18, Navy hoodies £18, Green zipped hoodies £20. Coming soon club tees green with white print £11 See Clive
Derby Runner Cross Country League
Thank you to all who ran at Bosworth Battlefield on the 11th March. We fielded full teams again, it makes a massive difference!
Counting men's and ladies' teams for every race this season. Thank you for making this such a successful XC season!
Derby Runner XC Individual positions are on their website (link below):
SM Ricky Aggarwal 46th; MV40 Steven Latham 21st; MV50 Clive Jones 12th; & Nigel Ayres 13th, SL Joanne Sanders 5th; VL45 Tracey Johnson 10th; VL50 Teresa Rizoyannis 9th; VL55 Linda New 1st. Congratulations Linda!

Derby Runner reults

Click here to go the results.
2018 Wigston Phoenix RC AGM
Thank you all for a very good attendance at the club's AGM.
i) Subscription rates will remain as for 2017
ii) Subscriptions for 2018 are due by the end of March. If you are renewing with an England Athletics (EA)competition license, ensure this is done by Tuesday March 13th
iii) Data protection - there is an authorization form to sign to allow your details to be sent on to EA. There is also our club's data protection agreement and medical declaration to complete.
iv) Committee changes:
Chair - Clive Jones
Men's captain - Steven Latham
Treasurer - Cheryl Bayliss
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.