upcoming events

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

Ashby 20

Ashby de la Zouch

18th March 2018

Coventry Half Marathon


25th March 2018

Desford 5

LRRL Winter League Race 3


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
Sunday 25th February, is the first race of the road running season - the Stilton 7 at Asfordby. Parking is very limited. Please try to car share. Meet at the Elms at 8:45, to fill up and take as few cars as possible. You will collect your number (keep the number for Kibworth and Desford) and chip before the race. Club tops must be worn. Venue: STUTE (Holwell Sports and Social Club, 41 Welby Road, Asfordby Hill, Melton Mowbray LE14 3RD).
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.
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.
1v) Committee changes:
Chair - Clive Jones
Men's captain - Steven Latham
Treasurer - Cheryl Bayliss
Tuesday Training Routes
To help members plan their training schedules we will try to publish the routes for the next sessions.

20/02/18 Tuesday's Manor Road routes

Click here to go to the 5.2 mile route.
Click here to go to the 6.6 mile route.
Click here to go to the 7.2 or 7.7 mile route.

27/02/18 Tuesday's Saffron Lane routes

Click here to go to the 5.6 mile route.
Click here to go to the 6.1 mile route.
Click here to go to the 7.2 mile route.

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

22/02/18 - Vicky Park
01/03/18 - Wigston
08/03/18 - Vicky Park
15/03/18 - Evington from Leics golf club, with meal/social after in the club house.
22/03/18 - Vicky Park
29/09/18 - Vicky Park
Derby Runner Cross Country League
Thank you to all who ran at Grace Dieu XC on 18/2/18. We fielded full teams again, it makes a massive difference!
The next XC league race is on the 11th March, at hosted by Hinckley, venue to be confirmed. Register and pay on the day (cost for this race [TBC] will be £3 or £4). 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!

Provisional Allestree results

Click here to go the results.
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.
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.