upcoming events

24th February 2019

Stilton 7

LRRL Spring League Race No 1

2nd March 2019

Belvoir Challenge

15 or 26 mile event

3rd March 2019

Hinkley X/C - Bosworth Battlefield - Race 6

Derby Runnder X/C - Race 6

10th March 2019

Peatling Challenge

A 1 mile or 13 mile run

17th March 2019

Kibworth 6

LRRL Spring League Race No 2

23rd March 2019

Charnwood Marathon

15 or 26 miles. Quorn

24th March 2019

Coventry Half Marathon


24th March 2019

Ashby 20

Ashby de la Zouch

31st March 2019

Desford 5

LRRL Spring League Race 3

7th April 2019

Greater Manchester 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 Annual General Meeting
26th February 8:30 pm (after the club run).
Vote on subscription rates for 2019.
Draw after the meeting for a free running belt (approx 20) for all who attend and sign the register.
Please come along to show your support for the Club's Committee!
Leicestershire Road Running League
2019 LRRL begins on the 24th February. The Stilton 7 is a two lap 7 mile course around Asfordby Hill, Nr Melton Mowbary. Registration, start and finish at the Stute Sport and Social Club, LE14 3RD. It's going to be tough with the senior ladies' and men's teams now both in Division One this season!
Parking is limited and the organizers have emphasized the need to car share (minimum 3 to a car). Race starts at 10:30. Collect your number and chip from the club rep before the race in the Social Club. Car sharing meet at the Elms at 8:45 Sunday morning, leaving at 8:45 for Asfordby.

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.
Tuesday Training Routes

19/02/19 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.

shorter options

Click here to go to the 5k rehab/Brooks shoe test 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

14/02/19 Wigston
21/02/19 Vicky Park
28/02/19 Training an Social after. Run from the Leics Golf Club Car park at 7pm.
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 four at Bagworth Heath on Sunday 13th January, saw another great turn out: 11 ladies and 12 men! Let's keep it going for race #5 at Grace Dieu on the 17/02/2019. Please car share. Meet up at the Elms Sunday morning at 9:15.

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