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4th September 2022

LRRL#6: Rotherby 8

10:00 start


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.
For more details, see the training and about us pages.

Club AGM
Tuesday Club Night Runs
Club runs 7pm from the new venue Wigston Liberal Club (corner of Bull Head St and Kelmmarsh Ave)

16/08/22 Tuesday's Off-Road Routes

Click here to go to the 5 mile route.
Click here to go to the 7 mile route
Click here to go to the 8.5 mile route

Thursday Training
Thursday training Sessions (currently for Members only) have started-up again.

11/08 Manor Road Track 6:30pm 400m reps (200m recovery) paar lauf reps to finish (venue next to Roger Bettles Sports Centre)
18/08 Pub Run: from the Shires Peatling Parva (run at 6:45, eat at 20:15)
Derby Runner Cross Country League
The Derby Runner League is back! Race #1 was held at Holly Hayes Woods 14th November, hosted by Hermitage Harriers. We had 11 men crossing the line and 6 ladies. First home for the men was Gareth Talbott (12th), and first lady was Kate Cheyne (18th). Debut XC runs from: Gareth Talbott, Andy Hirst, James Wilson, Kate Cheyne, Lisa Griffiths and Sarah Orchard.
Linda sadly twisted her ankle and had to retire. She is looking forward to a second helping at Bagworth Heath (12th December)! It would be great to see another great turnout for race two!

Leicestershire Road Running League
Another road league season comes to an end. Massive thanks to Mick Jordan, Ramon Howe and the JF10 committee for staging the final race of the season - a massive success! Thank to all the organizers and volunteers on the day.
For everyone who has ran in the league this season, to represent your club, we are most appreciative for time and effort!
Team awards:
Ladies Vet Team Division 2 - Runners up. Well done ladies!
Individual awards:
3rd MV55 Nigel Ayres - well done Nige!
All senior and vets, mens ladies' and men's teams will be competing in Division 1 in 2020!

Christmas Handicap Run
Venue Leire Village Hall.
Parking in the village is tight please car share as much as possible.
The route will be a 5 mile run. Runners guess their handicap time. The run is a blind tempo run (no watches or devices allowed.
The winner was Cheryl Fitzpatrick being within 1 second of her predicted time!
2nd Sue Castledine (2 seconds difference)
3rd Donna Tebbutt (10 seconds difference)
4th Andy Meeks (12 seconds difference)
5th Sarah Odom (13 seconds difference
Massive thanks to Carole Priestley, for organizing the venue and the catering.
Club 10th Anniversary Celebration
Massive thank you to Cheryl Johnson for organizing the celebration party to mark the 10th anniversary of the foundation of the club, at King Power Stadium's the Banks' Lounge. A great night of eating, drinking and dancing was had by all! Thanks to all who came, making it a really special memorable evening!

Norman Bennett Track Handicap
Another successful Track Handicap race at Saffron Lane Stadium. 25 members completed the 3 mile event on Friday 31st May. A big thank you to all who helped last night, ran and supported. The run times are on the results page. Well done to all the award winners last night: Fastest male - Martin Hulbert, Fastest female - Emma Finlinson. Race positions: 3rd PLACE Becky Fairbairn, 2nd PLACE Charlie Latham, and big congratulations to WINNER Chris Kerry!
Club Annual General Meeting
26th February.
Thank you all who attended the AGM
Subscription rates agreed (by majority vote): Subs £15 (concessions apply) EA Number (individual competition license)£15 [amended] No concessions.
Chair - Clive Jones
Secretary - Dean Hassall
Treasurer - Cheryl Bayliss
Ladies' Captain - Michaela Latham
Men's Captain - Steven Latham
LRRL Rep - Chris Kerry
Social Secretary - Cheryl Johnson
New Member Liaison - Jeff Wilson
2018 Christmas Handicap Race
It was a return to Peatling Parva Village Hall (thank you Carole)and the six mile loop of the JF10. The weather was brilliant and Clive's spread sheet was pretty accurate (on the whole)... 1st place Rebecca Parry (and winner of the Fancy Dress competition), 2nd Andy Meeks and 3rd Martin Hulbert. Fastest female was Charlie Nurse and fastest male Martin Hulbert. Big thanks to all who organized, helped, marshaled and supported. Special thanks to Pete Williams (with Bernie's assistance)for time keeping and results processing. The catering was brilliant too! Great running Team Phoenix! Full results on the results page,
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