upcoming events

3rd July 2016

Brocks Hill XC Challenge

7.5km XC charity run

6th July 2016


LRRL Summer League Race 4

7th July 2016

Draycote Water 7


8th July 2016

Run 05:30 Leicester

05:30 Start - Victoria Park

9th July 2016

Milton Keynes 1/2 Marathon


12th July 2016

Watermead Challenge


15th July 2016

Rainbow's 100 lap Challenge

Mixed 400m relay team challenge.

17th July 2016

Rugby Half Marathon

17th July 2016

Leicester Big 10K

Abbey Park

3rd August 2016

Huncote 5

LRRL Ssummer League Race 5


Welcome to Wigston Phoenix R C

Pub Run 1
First pub run will be Thursday 30/6/16
Hollybush, Ashby Parva - see Social page
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.
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)

Tuesday 28th June
Shorter run 4+ miles: out via Kelmarsh Ave to Brocks Hill (plenty of options for loops, hill reps etc) , back via Newton Lane
Middle run 7.3 miles: Kelmarsh Ave to Lock Keepers back via Cooks Lane
Long run 10.2 miles: Out to great Stretton via Great Glen back via Mere Lane

Tuesday 5th July (Hungarton on the 6th)
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

Tuesday 12th July
Kilby 7:
Kilby 8:
Kilby 9

Old faithfuls:
Cooks Lane 4.6
Cooks Lane - S Wigston 5.4
Cooks Lane - Lock Keepers 7.1

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.

30/6/16 - Track session Manor Rd (Note pub run at Ashby Parva
7/7/16 - Track session Manor Rd
14/7/16 - Track session Manor Rd
21/7/16 - Track session Manor Rd
28/7/16 - Track session Manor Rd (NOTE Running Network Session at Bradgate)
4/8/16 - Track session Manor Rd
11/8/16 - Saddington Hills

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