upcoming events

28th July 2017

Grim Reaper (Ultra)

40/70 or 100 Miles (26 hour time limit)

2nd August 2017

Huncote 5

LRRL Ssummer League Race 5

13th August 2017

Hermitage 10K

LRRL Summer League Race 6

19th August 2017

Race the Train

Tywyn, Mid Wales

27th August 2017

Badgers Atherstone 10K

10am Start

3rd September 2017

Northampton Half Marathon

3rd September 2017

John Fraser 10

LRRL Ssummer League Race 7

17th September 2017

Calke Abbey 10K

10:00

23rd September 2017

Equinox 24 Run

12:00 Sat to 12:00 Sun - Belvoir Castle

23rd September 2017

Equinox 10K

12:00

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Welcome to Wigston Phoenix R C

Pub Runs
The First Thursday Night pub run is scheduled for 4th May 2017. The run will start at 7pm from the Bradgate Arms in Cropston. Please be there by 6:50pm. Meal/social afterwards in the pub 8:30 pm.Sandra Long is organizing the run. Please see the sign-up sheet and menu choices at the club on Tuesday.
Summer League On-line entries

The Summer League Entries are beginning to trickle through: The following races are now open to enter:


Hermitage 10k, Sunday 13th August
https://www.evententry.co.uk/hermitage-harriers-carl-rutt-memorial-10k-2017
Joy Cann (Huncote) 5, Wednesday 2nd August - enties will open on 23rd June
https://www.runbritain.com/RaceDetail.aspx?eventid=7abf0bc05f65&raceid=7abb0eca5e6d
Norman Bennett Track Handicap
The 3 mile track handicap, Friday 16th June. was won by Teresa Rizoyannis! Thank you to all who helped make it a successful, and enjoyable evening - despite it being a scorcher and a little hot for running! For more information and results see the news pages.
Welcome
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.
2016 Club Awards Evening
Friday 27/1/17
Congratulations to all the award recipients and everyone who achieved a County Standard. Big thank you to Robert and Charlie for organising. Thanks to all who came, a great night was had by all!See News for list of award winners and Standards.
Tuesday Training Routes
To help members plan their training schedules we will try to publish the routes for the next sessions.

18/07/2017 Tuesday's routes


Kelmarsh Ave to Brocks Hill (plenty of options for loops, hill reps etc) , back via Newton Lane (4+ miles)
http://gb.mapometer.com/running/route_4148919.html
Kelmarsh Ave to Lock Keepers back via Cooks Lane (7.3 miles)
http://gb.mapometer.com/running/route_4101432.html
Out toward Great Glen, back via Newton Harcourt and lock keepers (9.2 miles)
http://gb.mapometer.com/running/route_4091397.html

25/07/17 Tuesday's routes


5.6 Miler easily shortened or can be lengthened with a few reps on the railway embankment
http://gb.mapometer.com/running/route_4062088.html
7.4 miles Mill Lane - Countesthorpe
http://gb.mapometer.com/running/route_4062090.html
8.3 miles (Embankment-Blaby-Countesthorpe) can be extended by returning back via canal/Navigation
http://gb.mapometer.com/running/route_4086570.html

Thursday Summer Training
Summer's Here!
Manor Road track, meet by the observatory next to the 'running track' at the University Sports Centre on Manor Rd for a 7pm start.

6/7/17 Manor Rd 200m relays
13/7/17 (NOTE! Pub run night) 300m reps (50m walk, 50m jog recovery)
20/7/17 400m reps (100m walk, 100m jog recovery)
27/7/17 600m reps (100m walk, 100m jog recovery)
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.