upcoming events

25th February 2017

Belvoir Challenge

15 or 26 mile event

26th February 2017

Stilton 7 Miles

LRRL Winter league race No 3

5th March 2017

Bosworth Visitor Centre

Derby Runnder X/C - Race 7

5th March 2017

Milton Keynes Half Marathon

Also 5K & 10K + 20 Mile

5th March 2017

Newton's Fraction Half Marathon

Grantham, 10:30am

5th March 2017

Warwick Half Marathon

09:00

5th March 2017

Peatling Challenge

A 1 mile or 13 mile run

12th March 2017

Silverstone Half Marathon

12.00

12th March 2017

Markfield 10k

LRRL Winter League Race 4

18th March 2017

Charnwood Marathon

15 or 26 miles. Quorn

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Welcome to Wigston Phoenix R C

Stilton 7
Entry details are awaited for the next race in the LRRL, the Stilton 7, 26/2/17. The Kibworth 6 sold out in about 12 hrs. Entries open 12/2/17 at 20:00. For full details of the online entry via RunBritain click on the "news" tab above
Welcome
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.
2016 Club Awards Evening
Friday 27/1/17
Congratulations to all the award recipients and everyone who achieved a County Standard. Big thank you to Robert and Charlie for organising. Thanks to all who came, a great night was had by all!See News for list of award winners and Standards.
Tuesday Training Routes
To help members plan their training schedules we will try to publish the routes for the next sessions.

14/2/17 Pork Pie Routes


6.8 mile
http://gb.mapometer.com/running/route_3968113.html
5.8 mile
http://gb.mapometer.com/running/route_3968117.html
4.7 mile
http://gb.mapometer.com/running/route_3968106.html

21/2/17 Manor Rd Routes


5.3 miles
http://gb.mapometer.com/running/route_3971582.html
6.7 miles
http://gb.mapometer.com/running/route_3968137.html
7.2/7.7 miles
http://gb.mapometer.com/running/route_3968141.html

Thursday Winter Training
With the loss of the light we will return to training areas with street lighting:
Victoria Park meet on Victoria Park Rd, by the Health Centre and recycling Centre, for a 7pm start (see the social events page for further details)
Wigston meet in the Elms carpark for a 7pm start.
Evington meet on Manor Rd in front of the Uni Sport Centre

9/2/17 Wigston
16/2/17 Evington from the Leics Golf Club with social/meal afterwards in the clubhouse
23/2/17 Victoria Park
2/3/17 Victoria Park
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.
LRRL Men's Results
Wigston Phoenix men's teams finished the season with a real grandstand finish! The Vet Men climbing the table to finish third place in Division One, and the Seniors also securing third place in Division Two. Promotion next year gentlemen! Thank you to all who raced this season!
John Fraser 10
Thank you to all who ran, volunteered and marshaled. Another successful staging of a league race under the club's belt and only possible due to your commitment and efforts before and on the day.
90th County Cross Country Championships
Saturday 7th January 2017
Thank you all who ran for the club. We had a Senior ladies' team (Charlie Austin [5th], Jo Sanders [7th] and Emma Prusek [27th]) and a Masters men's team (Andy Peet [15th], Clive Jones [43rd], Rob Gregory [58th] and Dean Hassall [68th. It was a fairly flat course, very wet in places with long stretches of sapping mud!
Full results:
http://www.lraa.org.uk/media/43565/2017_county_xc_results_v4_website.pdf