It’s almost time to grab your running shoes and head to the start line for the all-new Yorkshire Half Marathon in Sheffield.
The half marathon begins at 9.30am on Sunday, April 12, followed by the children’s runs from 9.45am.
Organisers have now informed locals which roads will be closed or will have restricted access during the event, which has been organised by Jane Tomlinson’s Run For All.
The Half Marathon starts in Arundel Gate and finishes in Pinstone Street near the Town Hall.
The route takes in Ecclesall Road, Knowle Lane, Ringinglow Road, Sheephill Road, Limb Lane and Ecclesall Road South.
Lynne Preston of Run For All, said: “We are really looking forward our first Yorkshire Half Marathon Sheffield and are working hard to put on a run that everyone will enjoy.
“Of course, as with any event of this magnitude some road closures will necessary to ensure the safety of the participants and spectators.
“Unfortunately a certain amount of disruption is inevitable and we would like to apologise in advance for any inconvenience caused. All closures will be lifted as soon as possible.”
For full details of the road closures and other traffic restrictions visit www.theyorkshiremarathon.com
Among the road closures are Arundel Gate 4am-2pm; Pinstone Street between Surrey Street and Cross Burgess Street 4am-2pm; Norfolk Street 4am-4pm; Surrey Street 4am-4pm; Charles Street between Arundel Gate and Pinstone Street 4am-4pm; Union Street 4am-4pm; Furnival Gate northbound 8.30am-11am; Furnival Gate South southbound 4am-4pm; Charter Square 8.30am-1.30pm; Charter Row eastbound 8.30am-1.30pm and Charter Row westbound 8.30am-11am.
Away from the city centre, the closures include Ecclesall Road between A61 Ring Road and Brocco Bank 8am-1pm and between Brocco Bank and between Brocco Bank and Ecclesall Road South 8.45am-1pm; Ecclesall Road South 8.45am-12.30pm; Knowle Lane 9am-11.15am; Ringinglow Road between Knowle Lane and Fulwood Lane 9am-11.30am; Sheephill Road 9.15am-11.30am; Hathersage Road between Stony Ridge Road and Limb Lane 9.15am-11.30am; Limb Lane 9.15am-11.45am.
The A621 and A57 will remain open throughout the event as an alternative to the A625 Ecclesall Road/Ecclesall Road South.