upcoming events

8th September 2019

John Fraser 10

LRRL Summer League Race 6

15th September 2019

Calke Abbey 10K


21st September 2019

Equinox 10K


21st September 2019

Equinox 24 Run

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

29th September 2019

Robin Hood Full & Half Marathon


29th September 2019

Northampton Half Marathon

6th October 2019

Beacon Trail Half Marathon


6th October 2019

Leicester Full & Half Marathon

13th October 2019

Birmingham Half Marathon


13th October 2019

Great Eastern Run Half 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
To mark the 10th anniversary of the formation of Wigston Phoenix Running Club, we will be having a celebration at Leicester City Football Club, King Power Stadium. Friday evening October 4th.
3 course meal and disco approximately £25 a head. Please let anyone know on the committee if you would like to attend. Members past and present and family all welcome!
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!
Leicestershire Road Running League
Another great turn out for the club for the tough hilly Carl Rutt 10k at Hermitage. Congratulations Charlie Nurse 2nd lady in the race and also receiving the County Championship 10k second place award too!

Next race is the Launde 6 on Sunday 25th August. Car sharing please meet at the Aylestone Lane carpark for 9:00, leaving at 9:05.

Online entry update

Click here to go to John Fraser 10 - entries open on 30th June 2019 at 20:00

Tuesday Training Routes

20/08/19 Tuesday's traffic-free routes - Kelmarsh

Click here 4+miles - out to Brocks Hill - many options to increase the distance running around the tracks at Brocks Hill!
Click here 7.4 mile Lock Keepers out via Kelmarsh back via Cooks Lane
Click here 9.1 mile Lock Keepers Extended Route out via Kelmarsh back via Cooks Lane

Thursday Training
Manor Road Track for speed training.Meet by the Observatory next to the track, for a 7pm start.
22/08/19 - this is the same night as the Croft Pub run so numbers might be low.
29/08/19 - Saddington Hills session. 7pm from the lay-by opposite the Saddington Sailing Club

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,
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!
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
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!