Shrewsbury Half Marathon - Wyle Cop

Residents Guide to the Shrewsbury Half Marathon

Shrewsbury Half Marathon takes place SUNDAY 8-OCT-23 between 08:30 and 11:30.

Roads are closed for short duration while runners pass, controlled vehicles movements when safe to do so. Marshals throughout route to provide assistance and direction as required.

Circular route, roads affected: Gravel Hill Lane, Berwick Road, Coton Hill (Lane nearest the river), Chester Street (Lane nearest the river), Smithfield Road (lane nearest the river), Mardol Quay, Victoria Avenue , Victoria Quay, Welsh Bridge, Frankwell, Copthorne Road, New Street, Porthill Rd, Roman Rd (Inside lane next to Shrewsbury School), Kennedy Road, Ashton Road, Butler Rd, Kingsland Rd, Longden Coleham, Coleham Head, English Bridge (two lanes closest to Coleham, leaving an exit for traffic down Wyle Cop and over the English Bridge towards Abbey Foregate), Wyle Cop (left lane westbound), High Street, Mardol Head, Shoplatch, Bellstone, Barker Street, Bridge Street, Lower Claremont Bank, Claremont Bank, St Chads Terrace, Murivance, Town Walls, Beeches Lane, Williams Way, St Julians Crescent, St Julians Friars, Victoria Ave into The Quarry.

Please go to this link to see council information on the road closures.

You can see the route on a pdf here

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