upcoming events

23rd November 2019

University of Leicester Relays

Relay Race

8th December 2019

Raodhoggs - X/C Race 2 - Bradgate Park


12th January 2020

Groby X/C - Race 3

26th January 2020

Shepshed XC - Grace Dieu School Race 4


16th February 2020

Desford Striders: Bagworth Heath XC - Race 5

Cross Country

1st March 2020

Hinkley X/C - Bosworth Battlefield - Race 6

Derby Runnder X/C - Race 6

15th March 2020

Ashby 20

Ashby de la Zouch

26th April 2020

London Marathon


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 Elms Social and Ex-Services Club (formerly the Royal British Legion) in Wigston.
For more details, see the training and about us pages.

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!

Tuesday Training Routes
The dark nights are back...please wear bright (preferably reflective) kit!

19/11/19 Tuesday's Pork Pie routes

Click here to go to the 4.7 mile route.
Click here to go to the 5.8 mile route.
Click here to go to the 6.8 mile route.

Thursday Training
Next few weeks training venues:

21/11/19 Social/Training. 7pm run from the Leicestershire Golf Club, Evington
28/11/19 7pm Vicky Park, from the recycling centre on Victoria Park Road
05/12/19 7pm Vicky Park, from the recycling centre on Victoria Park Road
12/12/19 7pm Wigston, from Aylestone Lane car park
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!

Derby Runner Cross Country League
The 2019/20 Derby Runner kicked off at Holly Hayes Woods on the 17th November. A fantastic turn out with 19 men and 11 ladies competing in this race. Let's keep it going for race #2 at Bradgate Park on Sunday 8th December!

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.
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