upcoming events

26th October 2018

The Skeleton Run (5 mile)


28th October 2018

Wreake & Soar Valley X/C - Launde Farm

Derby Runner XC - Race 1

28th October 2018

Worksop Halloween Half Marathon


28th October 2018

Rugby Half Marathon

4th November 2018

Shepshed 7


10th November 2018

Seagrave Wolds Challenge 15.7 miles


17th November 2018

Dirt Half Challenge (Half Marathon)


18th November 2018

Derby Runner XC Race 2 Holly Hayes Wood


9th December 2018

Raodhoggs - X/C Race 3 - Bradgate Park


9th December 2018

Turkey Trot Half Marathon



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
Thank you everyone who helped to organize today's JF10! Congratulations to all our runners today getting round in warm conditions! Pre-race set up, carparking, start, marshalling, water stations and mementoes all went well from where I was standing. A fitting climax to the LRRL season! Results and final standings via link below:
team awards: Senior men Div 2 champions
Senior ladies Div 2 runners up
Vet Men B team champions
Individual wards:
Martin Hulbert MV40 1st
Charlie Nurse FSEN 2nd
Alice Rowland FSEN 6th

LRRL full results

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

September pub run
Thank you Carole and Irene for organizing a great pub run around Broughton Astley, from the White Horse. Sadly, the last of the season, but we are looking forward to next spring!
Tuesday Training Routes

23/10/2018 Tuesday's Great Central routes

Click here to go to the 5.1 mile route.
Click here to go to the 6.8 mile route.
Click here to go to the 8.4 mile route.

Thursday Training
Thursday night winter training routes
3 venues. Run session to start at 7pm:
Victoria Park, meet on Victoria Park Road, near the recycling centre
Wigston, meet in the Elms carpark
Evington, meet on Manor Road in front of the Uni sports centre

25/10/18 Evington
01/11/18 Vicky Park
08/11/18 Vicky Park

Norman Bennett Track Handicap Race
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!
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.