Road Closures

TRAFFIC UPDATES

  1. Listen out for all the latest race information on the Official Race Station MKFM (106.3). There will be regular updates on race day, including traffic reports.
  2. Call the Traffic Hotline: 0845 387 1685
  3. Email any questions to Traffic@event-people.co.uk

Download a PDF version of the document

BE AWARE. PLAN AHEAD

To safeguard our participants, some roads will be closed or have restrictions on the day of the event. The latest road closure details can be seen below. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience. All information is subject to change.

You won’t be able to drive on roads that are closed. If you live on the route and will need to leave by car during the event we advise that you move your car before the closure starts. If you live off the route you will need to avoid the closed roads.

MK ROCKET 5K

ROAD CLOSURES SUNDAY 5 MAY 2023

07:00 – 11:00 Avebury Boulevard between Columbia Place and Marlborough Gate
09:45 – 10:30 Avebury Boulevard between Marlborough Gate and Secklow Gate
10:00 – 10:45 Secklow Gate between Avebury Boulevard and Childs Way
10:00 – 10:45 Marlborough Street between Portway (H5) and Chaffron Way (H7)
10:00 – 11:00 Childs Way between South Saxon and Brickhill Street (V10)
10:00 – 11:15 Frobisher Gate coned down the middle and marshaled one-way traffic in place
10:00 – 11:15 Overgate controlled redway crossing point
Roads will be re-opened as soon as the tail runner & medical pass.

MK MARATHON and 1/2 MARATHON

ROAD CLOSURES BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY 6 MAY 2024

The following lengths of road will be closed (during the times stated below)

FROM 06:00 TO 19:00

  • V7 Saxon Street from its junction with H10 Bletcham Way to its junction with H9 Groveway;
  • Access to Bramley Road from H10 Bletcham Way.

FROM 9:00 TO 12:00

  • V7 Saxon Street from its junction with H6 Childs Way to its junction with H7 Chaffron Way;
  • H6 Childs Way from its junction with South Witan Roundabout to its junction with South Secklow Roundabout;
  • South Saxon Roundabout;
  • Avebury Boulevard, CMK (both sides) from its junction with South Seventh Street to its junction with South Eighth Street;
  • Midsummer Boulevard, CMK (both sides) from its junction with Upper Fourth Street to its junction with Saxon Gate;
  • Silbury Boulevard, CMK (westbound) from its junction with Upper Fourth Street to its junction with North Eighth Street;
  • Saxon Gate, CMK (both sides) from its junction with Silbury Boulevard to its junction with H6 Childs Way;
  • Witan Gate, CMK (both sides) from its junction with Silbury Boulevard to its junction with Midsummer Boulevard;
  • The entire lengths of Upper Fourth Street and Upper Fifth Street;

FROM 9:30 TO 12:00

  • V7 Saxon Street from its junction with H7 Chaffron Way to its junction with H8 Standing Way;
  • H7 Chaffron Way from its junction with Rainbow Drive, Leadenhall to its junction with Harrier Drive, Eaglestone;
  • Eaglestone Roundabout;
  • Golden Drive, Eaglestone from its junction with Condor Close to its junction with Peregrine Close;

FROM 9.30 TO 11:00

  • V7 Saxon Street from its junction with H8 Standing Way to its junction with H9 Groveway;
  • H9 Groveway from its junction with Redmoor Roundabout to its junction with Simpson Roundabout;
  • Ashland Roundabout;
  • Controlled Access to Blue Light Hub via Redmoor Roundabout;

FROM 9:30 TO 17:00

  • Dodkin, Beanhill from its junction with V7 Saxon Street to a point in line with the boundary line of numbers 7 and 8 Dodkin;
  • Wastel, Beanhill from its junction with V7 Saxon Street to its junction with Perrydown;

FROM 10:00 TO 10:30

  • Coffee Hall Roundabout;
  • H8 Standing Way from its junction with Chapter, Coffee Hall to its junction with Hospital Roundabout;
  • Controlled Access for blue lights, emergency services, and hospital staff with ID;

FROM 10:15 TO 15:00

  • The Green, Woughton-on-the-Green its entire length;
  • Newport Road, Woolstone from its junction with Marshalls Lane to its junction with Pattison Lane;

FROM 10:45 TO 17:00

  • Simpson Road, Simpson from its junction with Hamner Road to its junction with Beales Lane;
  • Simpson Drive from its junction with Simpson Road to its junction with Hamner Road;
  • Dawson Road from its junction with the Redway entrance near Clarke Road to its junction with V7 Saxon Street;
  • Clarke Road from its junction with the Redway crossing point to Dawson Road;
  • Penhurst Crescent from its junction to Newington Gate to its junction with Southcott Way;
  • Old Groveway, Simpson its entire length; 

FROM 11:00 TO 16:00

  • Beaufort Drive, Willen between its junctions with Granville Square;
  • Granville Square car park, Willen;
  • The Junction of Yeomans Drive and V10 Brickhill Street;
  • Northfield Drive (northern entrance) junction with V11 Tongwell Street;
  • Northfield Drive (southern entrance) junction with V11 Tongwell Street;

The following Redway road crossing points will be controlled from 10:00 to 18:00;

  • Waterside;
  • Frobisher Gate;
  • Hobart Crescent;
  • Massie Close;
  • Hammond Crescent;
  • Abraham Close;
  • Peterborough Gate;
  • Landsborough Gate;
  • Aldrich Drive;
  • Noon Layer Drive (near the fire station);
  • Entrance to Oakgrove School car park;
  • Kilwinning Drive;
  • Tewkesbury Lane;
  • Newington Gate;
  • Clarke Road (both instances)

Traffic calming measures will be in place in the following locations from 11:00 to 16:00

  • Traffic calming Newport Road, Willen, and its junction with Lindford Lane;
  • Traffic calming Milton Road, Willen, and its junction with Redway just south of St Mary Magdalene Church;
  • Traffic calming Willen Road, Milton Keynes Village from its junction with Great Pasture and its junction with Finch Close;

The following ONE-WAY SYSTEMS WILL BE IN PLACE BETWEEN 10:00 to 18:00

  • Newport Road, Woughton-on-the-Green from its junction with The Green to its junction with H7 Chaffron Way northbound;
  • Newport Road, Woolstone from its junction with Pattison Lane (south end) and Pattison Lane (north end northbound)

THE FOLLOWING PORTE COCHERES WILL BE CLOSED (FROM 9:30 TO 12:00)

  • Silbury Boulevard, CMK (both sides) (Between North Fourth Street and North Eighth Street);
  • Midsummer Boulevard, CMK (both sides) (Between Upper Fourth Street and Saxon Gate);

THE FOLLOWING U-TURN MANEUVER BAN WILL BE DISABLED (FROM 9:30 TO 12:00)

  • Avebury Boulevard, CMK;

THE FOLLOWING ROADS WILL BE NO WAITING DURING (during the event times)

  • Newport Road, Woolstone from its junction with Marshalls Lane to its junction with Pattison Lane;
  • St Stephens Drive, Bolbeck Park from its junction with Bernay Gardens to its junction with Hobart Crescent;
  • Milton Road, Willen from its junction with Linford Lane to its junction with the Redway exit path just south     of St Mary Magdalene Church;

Roads will be re-opened as soon as the tail runner & medical have passed on the 2nd lap.

  • Please drive at 5 mph with hazards on in a restricted area

The MK Marathon Event Director Andy Hully said: “Unfortunately with an event of this size a certain amount of disruption is inevitable and we would like to apologise in advance for any inconvenience caused. All closures, which are necessary for the safety of all those involved, will be lifted as soon as possible.”

DOWNLOAD THE ROCKET 5K ROUTE MAP 2024

DOWNLOAD THE MK HALF MARATHON ROUTE MAP 2024

DOWNLOAD THE MK MARATHON ROUTE MAP 2024

THE FOLLOWING DIVERSION ROUTES WILL BE SIGNED DURING THE EVENT WHILST V7 SAXON STREET AND H8 STANDING WAY ARE CLOSED:-

FROM WEST TO EAST (FROM 9:00 TO 17:00)

  • Emergency vehicles will be permitted access through Coffee Hall Roundabout;

Standing Way diversion via Portway

Traffic Updates

  1. Call the Traffic Hotline: 0845 387 1685
  2. Email any questions to: Traffic@event-people.co.uk

Back To Top