Belfast Marathon traffic and travel advice as ‘some disruption’ expected

Highway people have been warned to anticipate some vacation disruption in Belfast as the Marathon sets off on Sunday morning.

unners will start at Stormont Estate – Prince of Wales Avenue – at 9am on October 3 and the PSNI has encouraged motorists to be expecting “some disruption” all through the morning and early afternoon.

Assurances have been given that celebration organisers will make every single endeavor to ensure any inconvenience is saved to a least.

At 9am tomorrow, the marathon will start, adopted by the Staff Relay, Eight Mile Walk and Entertaining Run events, from Stormont Estate in a bid to complete the 39th Deep RiverRock Belfast Metropolis Marathon.

All events will complete in Ormeau Park with the exception of the Pleasurable Run which starts and finishes at Stormont Estate. 

The marathon route encompasses North, East, South and West of the city.

Roadways will begin to close wholly or partly from about 6am right until 4.30pm about. 

Wherever achievable stewards will aid site visitors and make sure any disruption is retained to a minimal.

Motorists are requested to comply with diversion signs and choose course from stewards on the route.

Once all runners have passed details on the route, reopening of the streets will be managed.

Moments for this are out there on the Belfast City Council road closure web site.

Free of charge parking spaces will be readily available within just the Stormont Elaborate. Members of the public have been encouraged that if you intend to park in or all-around the Stormont place, to use this facility and enter by using Stoney Road – comply with signage and the directions of the stewards.

And to stay away from blocking or parking in the residential spots nearby and that the Upper Newtownards Street from the Stormont Entrance will near from about 8am to aid visitors management solutions for the get started of the occasion. Entry will be from the Dundonald side only.

Please take note also, if parking at Stormont, vehicular obtain out of the estate will be from approximately 10.30am at the earliest. Car or truck parks at Stormont will close at 5pm.

Parking all around Ormeau Park/complete Region – totally free parking will be accessible in the Belfast City Council Automobile Parks at Raphael Street and Ormeau Avenue.

STORMONT Begin

Receiving to the commence line:

A shuttle bus will be available opposite Belfast City Hall (on Chichester Avenue outside the house SS Moore’s) to the Stormont Get started Line amongst 7am and 8am

Enjoyment Runners returning to town centre (if not applying the cost-free motor vehicle parking facility) – Entertaining Run members can return to the town centre by means of the Glider Provider on the Higher Newtownards Road for free of charge, provided they demonstrate their medal or race quantity.

You should be conscious of instances this year surrounding the ongoing pandemic. No spectators are permitted at the Get started Line.

Please be encouraged of Covid-19 measures in area at the celebration this 12 months. Encounter masks need to be worn at all situations on public transport.

RETURN TO Metropolis CENTRE OR STORMONT (Immediately after RACE)

Getting again to Belfast Town Centre:

A shuttle bus will decide on up participants from Ormeau Embankment from 11.45am and transportation to Belfast Metropolis Centre. This provider will operate till 4pm

Having back again to Stormont:

For any individuals needing to return to the vehicle parks at Stormont, there will be a Glider assistance (complimentary) available from SS Moore’s (Chichester Avenue) or Wellington Street to Stormont. This service will run right up until 4.30pm – make sure you notice that Stormont car parks will close from 5.00pm.

Shuttle companies run around just about every 15 minutes

Crew RELAY Transportation

THE Following Transport IS Free TO Crew RELAY Individuals

Leg A – Stormont Estate (Begin) to Montgomery Road

A shuttle bus will be readily available from Belfast Town Hall (outdoors SS Moore’s) to the Begin Line from 7am to 8am.

Leg B – Montgomery Road to Boucher Road

Transport will depart Annadale Embankment from 8am and fall off at the Cregagh Street.

Leg C – Boucher Highway to Falls Road

Transportation will leave Annadale Embankment from 8am and fall off at the Shane Retail Park

Leg D – Falls Street to North Queen Avenue

Transport will go away Annadale Embankment from 8am and fall off at Park Centre Retail Park

Leg E – North Queen Road to Ormeau Park (Finish)

Transport will depart Annadale Embankment from 8am and drop off at Cityside Retail Park

Buses will be in operation as a “loop service” involving 8am – 10am. Individuals are suggested to make their way to Annadale Embankment as early as possible to avoid disappointment. Buses will be loaded on a very first appear to start with served basis and will only depart at the time full.

Return transport for Relay runners to Ormeau Embankment will be accessible from all relay changeover points.

On Race Day, if you intend on travelling by community transportation, with our Formal Transportation Associate Translink, make sure you program your travel prerequisites in progress as bus and rail moments and providers are vulnerable to modify. For much more facts check out www.translink.co.british isles.

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