upcoming events

23rd March 2019

Charnwood Marathon

15 or 26 miles. Quorn

24th March 2019

Ashby 20

Ashby de la Zouch

24th March 2019

Coventry Half Marathon

9.30am

31st March 2019

Desford 5

LRRL Spring League Race 3

7th April 2019

Greater Manchester Marathon

09:00

7th April 2019

Loughborough Half Marathon

09:00

14th April 2019

Belvoir Half Marathon, Hose

10.00am

28th April 2019

Shakespeare Full & Half Marathon

9.30am

28th April 2019

London Marathon

28th April 2019

Leicester Big 10K

Abbey Park

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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.
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)£16 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
Leicestershire Road Running League
2019 LRRL Race #2 is the 'undulating' Kibworth 6. Registration, start and finish at the Sports Hall, Kibworth High School, which is on Smeeton Road (postcode LE8 0LG).
Parking is limited and the organizers have emphasized the need to car share (minimum 3 to a car).

The following car parks will be available for runners in order of distance to the start – (closest first):
• Kibworth High School, Smeeton Road, Kibworth (LE8 0LG) – this car park will be closed until 0900 except for Disabled Drivers and Race Officials. Only cars with 3 or more occupants will be allowed entry into this car park. Cars will not be able to exit this car park between 10 a.m. and 10.45 a.m.
• Kibworth Health Centre, Smeeton Road, Kibworth (LE8 0LG) – small number of places
• Kibworth Grammar School Hall, School Road, Kibworth, LE8 0EW

Race starts at 10:30. Collect your number and chip from the club rep before the race in the Sports hall. Car sharing meet at the Elms at 9:00 Sunday morning, leaving at 09:05 for Kibworth.
Tuesday Training Routes

19/03/2019 Tuesday's Oadby routes


Click here to go to the 4.5 mile route.
Click here to go to the 5.5 mile route.
Click here to go to the 6.8 mile route.

Thursday Training
Thursday night winter training routes
3 venues. Run session to start at 7pm:
Victoria Park, meet on Victoria Park Road, near the recycling centre
Wigston, meet in the Elms carpark
Evington, meet on Manor Road in front of the Uni sports centre

21/03/19 Wigston
28/03/19 Vicky park
04/04/19 Vicky park
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