30th August 2015
Badgers Atherstone 10K
31st August 2015
Old Dalby Day Hill Race
6th September 2015
John Fraser 10
LRRL Ssummer League Race 6
6th September 2015
Northampton Half Marathon
19th September 2015
19th September 2015
Equinox 24 Run
12:00 Sat to 12:00 Sun - Belvoir Castle
20th September 2015
Calke Abbey 10K
27th September 2015
Robin Hood Full & Half Marathon
4th October 2015
Mablethorpe Full + Half Marathon
11th October 2015
Great Eastern Run Half Marathon
WelcomeWelcome 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.
Web pageNicky Whitehead has agreed to help with keeping the web page up to date with news, results, photos etc.
If you have anything you want adding just let him know by telling him at the club or sending him a quick email at email@example.com.
Training weekend6-8 November 2015 Cromer. Following a successful trip to the North Norfolk Coast last year we're going back this year! The sign up sheet is out, but unfortunately full already. Get your name down on the stand-by list. £50 Deposit to be paid by 15th September to secure your place. Places with no deposit paid, by this date, will be offered to those on the stand-by list. Total cost for 2 night B&B and evening meal will be around £100 (tbc)
Latest ResultsHermitage 10km times are up on the results page
Rainbows 100 lap ChallengeThanks to all who ran and volunteered (Denise Muddimer; Pete and Emma Long; Steve and Michelle Clarke; & Dave Wilmot) on Friday evening (10/7/15) - all helped Dave Muddimer's event to be really successful and raised funds for the Rainbows Hospice. See news for our Team's 400m lap times.
Website is BackAfter a few technical gremlins, our website is back up and running. There may still be some issues, which we will resolve as we come across them. And a whole new look website will be along later this year.
2015 AGMThis years AGM took place on Tuesday 03rd February 2015. Pete Sylvester was re-elected as chair (unopposed), as were Secretary Dean Hassall and Treasurer Rob Nurse.
Club KitWe 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.
Tuesday Training RoutesTo 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)
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 (Blaby Wood (reversed) Route in reverse and run at pace from Blaby back to the club
If you have ideas for routes let Clive know!
Summer TrainingFor the lighter nights it's back to the Manor Rd track. With occasional sessions at Brocks Hill, Shady Lane arboretum and hill work in Saddington
Manor Rd meet by the observatory next to the track
Brocks Hill car park by the visitor centre
Saddington - lay-by by the Sailing Club
7pm 30/7/15 Manor Rd (6 x800m)
7pm 6/8/15 Manor Rd (3 x 1600)
7pm 13/8/15 Manor Rd (12 x 400m)
7pm 20/8/15 Manor Rd (4 x 1200m)
7pm 27/8/15 Saddington Hills
Monday Evening Track SessionWestend Runners are holding track sessions at Saffron Lane on Monday evenings 19:00
These are now open to our runners to attend as these sessions are now being shared with some other clubs, one if which is Wigston Phoenix.