upcoming events

28th April 2019

London Marathon

28th April 2019

Shakespeare Full & Half Marathon

9.30am

28th April 2019

Leicester Big 10K

Abbey Park

5th May 2019

Livingston Relays

Ladies' and Men's Relay Race

6th May 2019

Milton Keynes Marathon + Half Marathon

10.00am

6th May 2019

Woodhouse May Day Challenge 13.5 miles

9.30am

12th May 2019

Bosworth Half Marathon

LRRL Spring League Race No 4

19th May 2019

Westend 8

LRRL Spring League Race No 5

26th May 2019

Liverpool Rock N Roll Marathon + Half Marathon

2nd June 2019

Swithland 6

LRRL Spring League Race No 6

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Welcome to Wigston Phoenix R C

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.
Leicestershire Road Running League
2019 LRRL Race #3 the Desford 5, 31/03/19. Another superb turn out and Charlie Nurse was the first Wigston Runner today and first female too!

Online entry (via Event entry) opens for the Swithland six on 9/4/19 at 8:30pm.
Tuesday Training Routes

23/04/2019 Tuesday's traffic-free routes - Foston


Click here Foston (5.5 miles) out to the canal, over the fields to Foston and back via Kilby Bridge
Click here Rosebank (6.5 miles) out to the canal, over the fields to Countesthorpe/Foston and back via Kilby bridge
Click here Rosebank (7.5 miles) out to Peatlng Lodge

23/04/2019 Tuesday's Saffron Lane routes


Click here to go to the 5.6 mile route.
Click here to go to the 6.1 mile route.
Click here to go to the 7.2 mile route.


Thursday Training
Here comes the summer. University Manor Road track. 7pm by the observatory. Consensus was to continue with the old cinder track...so come along and have a go at some speed repetition work. Put some zip into your legs!
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.
Committee:
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,
Training and social
Thursday 28th february
Evington training session, with drinks and social after in the Leicestershire golf club. See Social Events for more detail.
Derby Runner Cross Country League
2018-19 Derby Runner XC Season Race. Another great turn out for the last XC of the season. Thank you to all who raced for us this season. Counting teams for every race for the ladies and men!
Indivisual League awards: Alice Rowland 2nd Female senior; Jill Murdey 3rd V55 Female; Linda New 1st V60 Female; Denise Muddimer 3rd V60 female; Ray Draycott 3rd V65 Male.

Derby Runner results


Click here to go the results.
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
Norman Bennett Track Handicap Race
Thank you to every who ran and helped to make the event a great success. Congratulations to Sue Castledine winner of the 2018 Norman Bennett Track Handicap. 2nd was Pete Sylvester and third Jo Sanders. Fastest male was Martin Hulbert and fastest female Jo Sanders. See news for full results list.
Leicester Victoria parkrun takeover
Thank you every one who helped to organize a brilliant morning! Great turnout for the club's volunteers, marshals and runners! You were all fantastic!
September pub run
Thank you Carole and Irene for organizing a great pub run around Broughton Astley, from the White Horse. Sadly, the last of the season, but we are looking forward to next spring!
2018 Wigston Phoenix RC AGM
Thank you all for a very good attendance at the club's AGM.
i) Subscription rates will remain as for 2017
ii) Subscriptions for 2018 are due by the end of March. If you are renewing with an England Athletics (EA)competition license, ensure this is done by Tuesday March 13th
iii) Data protection - there is an authorization form to sign to allow your details to be sent on to EA. There is also our club's data protection agreement and medical declaration to complete.
iv) Committee changes:
Chair - Clive Jones
Men's captain - Steven Latham
Treasurer - Cheryl Bayliss