upcoming events

7th July 2019

Birmingham Black Country Half Marathon

7th July 2019

Rainbow's 100 lap Challenge

Mixed 400m relay team challenge.

21st July 2019

Grim Reaper (Ultra)

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

31st July 2019

Joy Cann 5

LRRL Summer League Race 3

11th August 2019

Carl Rutt 10K

LRRL Summer League Race 4

17th August 2019

Race the Train

Tywyn, Mid Wales

22nd August 2019

Wreake & Soar Valley 10K

LRRL Summer League Race No 15

25th August 2019

Badgers Atherstone 10K

10am Start

8th September 2019

John Fraser 10

LRRL Summer League Race 6

15th September 2019

Calke Abbey 10K

10:00

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Welcome to Wigston Phoenix R C

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!
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
Next race is the Prestwold 10k on the Sunday 23rd June. Race starts at 10am.

Parking, registration and race start/finish:
Prestwold Driving Centre
Prestwold,
Loughborough,
LE12 5SH

Meet at the Elms for 8:30, driving to the Aylestone Lane car park (which will be our new Sunday meet-up location, park up all spare cars, leaving at 8:40.

Collect your number/chip on the day [All the Wigston Numbers will be handed out to one member]
Tuesday Training Routes

25/06/19 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 10.2 mile The Plague Village

Thursday Training
Manor Road Track for speed training. 20/06/19 - Meet by the Observatory next to the track, for a 7pm start. Suggestion: warm-up, strides, Pyramids (up and down: 200m, 300m, 400m, 400m, 300m, 200m), warm-down.
27/06/19 - Saddington Hill session. 7pm form the the lay-by opposite the Saddington Reservoir 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.
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,
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