upcoming events

7th August 2024

Joy Cann 5


1st September 2024

Rotherby 8


29th September 2024

Markfield 10km

LRRL #10

6th October 2024

Dovedale Dash

Pre-enter using the online entry in the link


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 Wigston Liberal Club- arrive at 6:45 for a 7pm start

LRRL 2024
2024 LRRL#7 the next league race is Steve Morris 5 (Desford). The race starts at 10:00. We are car sharing from The Liberal Club car park, meeting Sunday morning at 8:40, setting off for Prestwold at 8:45. It's looking like a great turn our again!! It's forecast to be a little cooler for this race but be a little cautious if the sun comes out it can get warm very quickly. Make sure you are well hydrated before and after the race. Most importantly,enjoy!
Tuesday Club Night Runs
Club runs 7pm from the new venue Wigston Liberal Club (corner of Bull Head St and Kelmmarsh Ave). Summer Time is back and we venture away form the traffic. It has been wet recently so be prepared and wear your off road shoes!

/23/07/24 Tuesday's Off-Road Routes

The field coming into Kilby Bridge was overgrown and pretty much un-runnable. These three alternative routes avoid those fields.
Click here to go to the 4.3 mile route.
Click here to go to the 6.2 mile route
Click here to go to the 7.3 mile route
Click here to go to the 10 mile route
Thursday Training
Thursday training Sessions. Meeting points: Vicky Park (near the Health Centre: 203 Victoria Park Road, Leicester LE2 1XD) and Brocks Hill, Oadby (Brocks Hill Country Park and Visitor Centre, Washbrook Lane, Oadby, Leicester, LE2 5JJ) Knighton Park (Brighton Ave/Kensington Dr, Wigston. L18 1JB)

25/07 Brocks Hill 6:30pm
01/08 Vicky Park 6:30pm
08/08 No training (Joy Cann recovery)
15/08 Knighton Park 6:30pm

2024 Club AGM
The Club Annual General Meeting will be held at the Liberal Club, on Tuesday 2nd April at 8:30pm after the club run. We need to ratify the club accounts and agree that club subscription rates will be unchanged for the coming season, £15 per annum (with 50% concessions for those eligible) note the individual EA registration fee has increased to £19. Both memberships run from the 1st April to 31st March. Once agreed subscriptions will be due for membership renewals. The renewal process will be as last season. The committee members have agreed to continue their roles next year. If you have any motions you wish to raise at the AGM or wish to stand for one of the committee positions, email the Club Secretary [Mick Jordan] by 26th March. Click here for full details
Livinston Relays
We had a superb club turnout with 5 ladies' teams and 4 men's teams competing. The weather was challenging, but everyone ran fantastically! Our vet A squad: Martin Hulbert, Mark Thorne, Ian Murdey, Dan Poultney won the vet men's race. Congratulations gents!

2023 Club Awards
Well done to all those who received a 2023 award, and a big thank you to everyone who came along to the presentation night on Friday 23rd February.
Wigston Phoenix RC 2023 Awards
Best female newcomer-Shona Green
Best male newcomer-Alan Ablett
Team Member of the Year-Sarah Odom
Liz McCaffrey female merit award-Linda New
Norman Bennett male merit award-Mark Thorne
John Fraser outstanding vet award-Dan Poultney
Outstanding female performance-Jo Sanders
Outstanding male performance-Ian Murdey
Most improved half marathon-Tony Pollard
Most improved Marathon-Andy Mayes
Chairman's Award-Teresa Rizoyannis
LRAA - 97th Cross Country Championships 2024
Sturday, 06 January 2024. Multi-terrain XC races, distances vary from 3k -10k (depending on the race gender/ age category)
Venue: Rotherby Lodge Farm, Rotherby, LE14 2LL
Congratulations to Jo Sanders Masters Lady County XC Champion!
We also had a men's masters team racing. Ian Murdey, Mark Thorne, Clive Jones and Rob Gregory came in 5th. Thanks Rob for stepping in at the last minute and helping us to record our first team ranking place since 2019.

Derby Runner Cross Country League
The Derby Runner League : The 2023/24 Season Next (and final race of the season) is Bosworth Battle field on the 3rd March. Please come along and support the teams. First time? - Give it a go- don't put it off any longer, we need you!! See the Derby Runner website click here for further details
17/12/23 Christmas Blind Tempo Run – Peatling Parva Village Hall
Well done to all runners and volunteers! Special thanks to Carole for organizing the catering it was superb! Congratulations to Clive Jones on winning the event with an amazing 1 second difference!! 2nd Pete Meads (16s) 3rd Mick Jordan (27s)4th Jane Gorman (28s) 5th Sandra Long (30s) See you all next year!!

Club Kit
We are looking to set up a club kit shop with Bee Creative. Further details will follow shortly once it is up and running!!