Road Closures

TRAFFIC UPDATES

  1. Listen out for all the latest race information on the Official Race Station BBC Three Counties. 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

ROAD CLOSURES

The Road Closure Notice will be delivered to 5,500 homes close to the route during mid-April 2022. A copy will be published here closer to the event.

BE AWARE. PLAN AHEAD

To safeguard our participants, a number of roads will be closed or have restrictions on the day of the event. 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 1st MAY 2022

05:30 – 09:10 – Midsummer Boulevard between Grafton Gate & Witan Gate (eastbound only)
08:30 – 09:10 – Midsummer Boulevard between Witan Gate & Saxon Gate
08:30 – 09:20 – Saxon Gate between Midsummer & Childs Way
08:30 – 09:20 – Childs Way between South Secklow & South Witan Roundabouts
08:30 – 09:20 – Saxon Street between Childs Way & Eaglestone Roundabout
08:30 – 09:35 – Saxon Street between Eaglestone & Coffee Hall Roundabouts
08:30 – 09:40 – Saxon Street between Coffee Hall & Ashland Roundabouts
08:30 – 10:00 – Close Saxon St between Ashland & Denbigh Roundabouts. Dawson Rd junct with Saxon St will be closed. You can access Bramley Rd from Denbigh roundabout.
05:00 – 10:30 – Stadium MK perimeter road between KFC and service road

MK MARATHON and 1/2 MARATHON

ROAD CLOSURES BANK HOLIDAY 2nd MAY 2022

Access to most locations around the course is possible, but there may be diversions in place. Drivers are encouraged to adjust travel time on race day.

INTERACTIVE ROAD CLOSURE MAP

This map outlines the road closures details. At most points along the course, pedestrians and bicyclists may cross the course during safe gaps in runners. Please follow the instructions of the traffic stewards. Google Maps does NOT take into account the road closures on race day.

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.”

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Diversion for Saxon Clinic

The following diversion will be in place to gain access to The Saxon Clinic during the MK Marathon event.

A421 eastbound, turn left onto Chapter, right onto Gallaways, right onto Lloyds. You will then be directed over Saxon Street by a Pro Steward when it is safe to do so.

Saxon Clinic diversion during the MK Marathon event

Diversion at Groveway

The following lengths of road will be closed on early May Bank Holiday Monday (between 10.30am and 1.30pm):-

– H9 Groveway (between Saxon Street and Marlborough Street)

Whilst the junction of H9 Groveway and Haywood Gate is closed the alternative route will be via the junction of H8 Marlborough Street and Newington Gate

Roads will reopen once the last runner has passed through and all course materials and traffic management has been removed. Emergency access will be maintained throughout the closure. We understand that the road closure will have an impact on your usual travel arrangements and apologies for any inconvenience it may cause you.

Mk Marathon Diversion H9 Groveway

Closure at Old Groveway

The following lengths of road will be closed on early May Bank Holiday Monday (between 10.30am and 1.30pm):-
– Old Groveway (its entire length)

If you reside within a closure then please find alternative parking arrangements during the closure times. Roads will reopen once the last runner has passed through and all course materials and traffic management has been removed. Emergency access will be maintained throughout the closure. We understand that the road closure will have an impact on your usual travel arrangements and apologies for any inconvenience it may cause you.

MK Marathon closure - Old Groveway

Diversion at Simpson

The following lengths of road will be closed on early May Bank Holiday Monday (between 9.30am and 1.30pm):-
– Simpson Road, Simpson (between Simpson Drive and Beales Lane)

Roads will reopen once the last runner has passed through and all course materials and traffic management has been removed. Emergency access will be maintained through the event.
We understand that the road closure will have an impact on your usual travel arrangements and apologies for any inconvenience it may cause you.

Mk Marathon Diversion at Simpson

Diversion at Willen

The following lengths of road will be closed on early May Bank Holiday Monday (between 9.30am and 1.30pm):-
– Granville Square and Beaufort Drive, Willen (Adjacent to the local shops)
Whilst the above lengths are closed the alternative route will be via the junction of H8 Marlborough Street and
Newington Gate

Roads will reopen once the last runner has passed through and all course materials and traffic management has been removed. Emergency access will be maintained through the event.
We understand that the road closure will have an impact on your usual travel arrangements and apologies for any inconvenience it may cause you.

Mk Marathon diversion at Willen

Traffic Updates

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

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