3 October 2021

Rugby & Northampton Athletics Club

Rugby 10 mile

Sunday 3rd October 2021, 10-30am start.

Barby, near Rugby


The race takes place over the ‘new course’ but using much of the ‘traditional’ Rugby 10 course through Barby, Kilsby & Hillmorton, including the climb up ‘Cart Hill’ and uses public roads.

Start/Finish is half-mile from race HQ.

The race incorporates the Northants AA 10 mile Champs and Midland Masters AC Champs. It is also part of the WRRL & NRRL.

Athletes should be able to complete the course in less than 2 hours

The following notes should tell you all that you need to know about the race. We look forward to welcoming you to the event.

The start is approximately 800 metres from the Race HQ so please allow 10 minutes to jog to the start.


The race headquarters is at Barby Cricket Club, Longdown Lane, Barby nr Rugby, CV23 8TR, courtesy of the Cricket Club.

Car Parking

There is ample car parking at the Cricket Club

Numbers & Registration

Numbers will be posted out in the week prior to the race. There is no requirement to register on the day.

In order to align with COVID guidance there will be a maximum of 250 competitors.

There will be No Entries on the Day, but any late entries will be able to collect their numbers on the Day.

COVID protocols

The race will take place in accordance with the COVID protocols & EA Guidance that are current at the time of the event. Competitors are asked to observe Social Distancing Guidelines and avoid gathering together in large groups, also to be respectful in the start/finish areas.

If a Competitor is displaying any symptoms of illness or have received a positive test they must not attend the event

Changing & Toilets

There are toilets at the cricket club but there will be no changing facilities


The start is situated close to the Arnold Arms Public House in the centre of the village. There are no public toilets in the village so please use the facilities at registration and do not use public areas or residents’ gardens for that last minute wee.

It will be a Mass Start and ‘Gun Time’ will be used.


The course is entirely on public roads, starting in Barby, passing through Kilsby, Hillmorton, Barby, Kilsby and returning to Barby. The last mile is the same as the first mile but is run in the opposite direction.

The course is undulating and includes ‘Cart Hill’ after 6 miles as well as climb in the final mile. This was part of the famous former Rugby Marathon Course.

Since the course is on public roads, for their own safely and that of marshals competitors should be able to complete the course in 2h 00m.

There will be a drinks stations on the course, at approximately 6 miles. There will also be drinks available at the finish.

You will be given a time check at the 5 mile point.

You can view the course here.


The finish is outside the Arnold Arms Public House a few metres from the start. Your position and time will be recorded as you cross the line and posted directly to the event website.

Bar & Refreshments

Tea & Coffee will be available for purchase after the race and the Cricket Club Bar will also be open. There are currently np plans for any other catering provision


We will display a set of provisional results as soon as possible after the race. The results will be available immediately when each athlete finishes on a dedicated Website and finishers will also receive a text message with their Finish Time

Prizes & Presentations

Prizes will be awarded in at least the following categories:

Senior Men, M35, M45, M55, M65, Junior Men, Senior Women, W35, W45, W55, W65 and Junior Women….plus extra prizes based upon the best age graded performances.

The presentations of both individual and team prizes will take place at registration at approx 12-30pm when we expect to have a full set of results available.

The NAA medals will also be distributed at the same time

Any questions?

Please e-mail me on and I will try to answer

 Event information
03 October 2021
Barby Cricket Club, Nr Rugby CV23 8TR

Great Britain
See map below
Registration is closed
This event is timed by ST App Service. There will be no chip timing for this event. All queries should be sent to the organiser of the event.
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Rugby 10 Mile 2021

  • Barby Cricket Club, Nr Rugby CV23 8TR
  • Great Britain