Road Closures For Peterborough Half Marathon

8 October 2014, 11:11

Peterborough City Council is warning residents and motorists about a number of road closures necessary for this year's Perkins Great Eastern Run, taking place on Sunday, 12th October.

The half marathon will again start and end at the Embankment. The race starts at 10am.

The following roads will be closed between 09.30am and 10.45am:

•Rivergate, Bourges Boulevard (southbound) from the Queensgate roundabout, Priestgate, Cathedral Square, Long Causeway and Broadway
•The race will leave the Embankment, turn right on to Rivergate, left onto the southbound lane of Bourges Boulevard and right onto Priestgate
•Competitors will then head to Bridge Street, emerging opposite the town hall, before making their way through Cathedral Square and up onto Long Causeway and Broadway.

The following roads will be closed from 09.30am until 1.30pm as the race will pass through each twice, as runners head both into and out of the city:

•Park Road between All Saints Road and Dogsthorpe Road
•Dogsthorpe Road between Garton Avenue and Lawn Avenue
•Lawn Avenue between Dogsthorpe Road and St Paul's Road
•St Paul's Road between Lawn Avenue and Fulbridge Road
•Fulbridge Road between St Paul's Road and Francis Garden.

The route will also result in the following road closures:

•Park Crescent between 09.30am and 11am
•Broadway from its junction with Princes Gate and Park Crescent between 09.30am and 11am
•Princes Gate and Princess Gardens between 09.30am and 1.30pm
•Eastfield Road from its junction with Princes Gardens to the Boongate roundabout between 09.30am and 1.30pm
•St John's Street and Vineyard Road between 09.30am and 1.30pm.

All roads will reopen as the final runner passes each of the mile markers.