upcoming events

17th December 2017

Wigston Phoenix 6 Mile Xmas Handicap

First runner to set off at 10.30am

23rd December 2017

Gaddesby Gallop 5.25 miles XC


31st December 2017

Huncote Hash XC - 6.5 miles

6th January 2018

Leics County XC Championships

EA Membership Number required for entry

21st January 2018

Allestree X/C

Derby Runner X/C Race 5

4th February 2018

Charnwood Hills 13 miles Fell Race


11th February 2018

Derby Runner XC Race 5 Bosworth Battlefield


18th February 2018

Shepshed XC - Grace Dieu School Race 6


24th February 2018

Belvoir Challenge

15 or 26 mile event

25th February 2018

Stilton 7

LRRL Winter league race No 1


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.
Christmas Curry Night
We are having a Christmas Curry night on Friday 8th December at Saab's Grill Wigston. Places are limited and priority will be given to Club members. The cost will be £15 per head (poppadums + pickles, starters and main) Maybe a drink (or two)over the road after in the The William Wygston afterwards? Steve and Michaela are organising, if you can't make it on Tuesday, email Clive (he will send the menu options & payment details) or look for the facebook post...
Tuesday Training Routes
To help members plan their training schedules we will try to publish the routes for the next sessions.

05/12/17 Tuesday's Pork Pie routes

4.7 miles:
5.8 miles:
6.8 miles:

12/12/17 Tuesday's Manor Road routes

5.2 miles:
6.6 miles:
7.2/7.7 miles:

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

07/12/17 - Vicky Park
14/12/17 - Vicky Park
21/12/17 - Evington
28/12/17 - Vicky Park
04/01/17 - Vicky Park

Derby Runner Cross Country League
Another superb turnout (20 finishers)for the 3rd Derby Runner XC of the season at Holly Hayes. A testing course with root and rock trip hazards, long single file sections and 5 water crossings!
The fourth XC league race is on the 10th December, at Bradgate Park. Register and pay on the day (cost for this race is usually £4). All you need is a club top, Studded fell shoes or cross country spikes. Trail shoes/studded road shoes may fine depending upon conditions and the course. 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!
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.