Stafford Half Marathon - Residents Information

We would like to say a big thank you to the residents of Stafford for your continued support and opportunity to race around the roads of Stafford.

To help you plan ahead:

  • Stafford town centres pedestrianised zone will be closed from 07:00hrs -13.30hrs
  • A detailed road closure map can be viewed at
  • The Stafford Half Marathon starts at 10:00hrs in Stafford Town Centre, the later stages of the course will be stewarded until 13:00hrs. Road closures will be in place for various periods of time between 09:00hrs - 13:00hrs
  • If you need to travel on the day of the event, Sunday 19 March, we recommend that you plan ahead to consider the best route for your journey and allow extra time to travel
  • Please drive with caution if you are sharing road use with runners. There will be advance warning signs on the roads that are going to be affected and stewards will be in place to direct the runners along the 13.1m course
  • Please be aware of temporary traffic controls that may be in place, these include stop/go boards
  • There are five welfare stations for runners on the route. At these points points volunteers will hand out bottled water, portable toilets will be available for the runners and St John Ambulance will be on hand to help out with first aid
  • Access for the emergency services will not be affected
  • The Council's Streetscene team will be going around the course in the week after the event clearing any event related litter

Approximate location of runners on route:

 Time Location on Route 
10:05hrs - 10:25hrs Newport Road, West Way, Wolverhampton Road 
10:15hrs - 10:35hrs  Salt Avenue, Lichfield Road
10:20hrs - 10:55hrs Ampleforth Drive
10:25hrs - 11:15hrs  Radford Bank, Baswich Lane 
10:30hrs - 10:40hrs  St Thomas Lane, Kingston Hill, Weston Road 
10:35hrs - 11:45hrs  Beaconside 
10:50hrs - 12:00hrs  Parkside, Stone Road 
10:55hrs - 12:15hrs  Holmcroft Road, Young Avenue, Pitt Street, Alliance Street, Izaak Walton Street 
11:00hrs - 12:30hrs  Doxey Road 
11:00hrs-13:00hrs  North Castle Street, Victoria Park 
11:05hrs - 13:00hrs Stafford Town Centre 

Residents Information

You can also view the handbook in pdf format by clicking the link on the right hand side under related documents.

Tel: 01785 619300
Related documents
Half Marathon - Information for residents (pdf 299kb)
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