Notice of Stanwick Races Annual General Meeting: Wednesday 22 May 2024, 7.45pm, Stanwick Village Hall


Thank you to all who joined us and supported us with our 2024 races, we hope to see you again next year!

The Stanwick Races Group supports charity and community events that take place in the village of Stanwick in East Northamptonshire. The group organises a 10k and 2k race annually on Easter Monday and are involved in other village events.

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Useful Information for Race Day

  • Toilets
  • Baggage drop off
  • Refreshments
  • Car parking
  • Marshalling
  • First Aid
  • Water stations

Race HQ

The Race Headquarters are at Stanwick Village Hall, Spencer Parade, Stanwick, Wellingborough NN9 6QJ

Race registration is located here and there are toilet facilities and refreshments are available. Stanwick is a small rural village in East Northamptonshire, UK. The races start and finish by the village church and the course is normally lined with daffodils…


On race day parking in the village itself is very limited. This is because many roads are closed and residents have to use the available on street parking. However, we have the use of a small car park near the middle of the village, kindly offered by “Hawkes Technical” and a large car park at Hall Farm on the Higham road leading out of Stanwick.

The Course

The 10k route is on gently undulating roads around the villages of Stanwick and Chelveston. The course is fully marshalled and there are several drink stations positioned around the course. There are two certified TMO’s for course management. A lead car and tail car are used during the road run. We provide Full first aid cover. See our Races Course Maps for more info.


  • Registration is in Stanwick Village Hall from 07h30 till 08h30 
  • A list of runners will be posted both outside and inside
  • Find your name, remember your number and go to the relevant desk to collect it
  • Safety pins provided
  • The 10k race fills up fast so there will be no entries “on the day”
  • We hope you have a great day!

About Stanwick Village Races

A stalwart team of Stanwick village volunteers gets together each year to arrange our Easter Monday 10k and 2k races and we are proud of the hard work that goes into putting our events together. All proceeds from the races go to local charities and community groups.

Our 10k race is marshalled, organised and adjudicated according to official UKA rules, but our events are designed as much for the community as they are for runners, our village comes together to create a great day’s entertainment which is great for all the family, runners and supporters!

Stanwick Race Group

Stanwick Race Group consists of a group of volunteers, mainly from our village. The group meets regularly throughout the year to plan the annual Stanwick Easter Races. 

The Stanwick Village Races are a major annual event for our village, and a warm welcome to all athletes is assured.

The whole village is involved in the organisation and preparation, with local people manning the Car Parks and providing friendly and encouraging marshalling, apart from all the other tasks involved in organising a successful Race Day.

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What preparation do we do for the races?

With so many visitors to the village, it is very important to have clear signs so that the athletes can find their way to the car parks and registration area. The course has to be carefully marked and marshals situated at frequent intervals.

Drink stations need to be set up, road closure signs, cones and signs to warn motorists about the runners need to be put in place.

Everything possible is done to ensure the safety and well-being of the runners, spectators and residents.

We have official Traffic Management Officers in attendance.

Members of Stanwick Race Group and other charity organisations are on site early in the morning preparing for visitors.

Freshly cooked food is available, before, during and after the race in the village hall. The Duke of Wellington Pub also provides food and drinks after the races. We highly recommend trying the fabulous refreshments on offer.

Want to get involved?

Yes please!

Perhaps you want to get involved more in things happening in Stanwick? 

Maybe you are a runner or ex-runner who wants to support the races?
You might be part of, or make use of, the community groups, charities and organisations that benefit from the proceeds of the Stanwick Races?
If you are interested in supporting the activities of the Stanwick Race Group, would like to volunteer to help on race days, or just want to know more about Stanwick Races then please email our Race Director.

We are always on the lookout for willing volunteers to help marshal our races on the day. Please get in touch if you would like to join us by emailing Tim Page.

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