Leeds 10k 2024 road closures

Leeds 10k is a popular event in the city
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Leeds 10k will see a number of road closures to help with the event’s smooth running.

Happening on Sunday, June 23, the event will feature lots of fun-runners, fundraisers and club runners. Kicking off at 9.00am outside the Parkinson Steps at the University of Leeds, those taking part will be able enjoy the sights of the city as they make their way around the 10k route.

The route goes through Headingley and then into Meanwood before winding back past the First Direct Arena and finishing outside Leeds Art Gallery on The Headrow. There will be a number of road closures in place across Leeds city centre to help the event run smoothly.

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Leeds 10k 2024 will require the closure of roads and road junctions as well as the suspension of a number of traffic regulation orders between 6pm on Saturday, June 22 and 3pm on Sunday, June 23.

Tristan Batley-Kyle, operations director at Run For All said: “As with many major running events, some road closures are put in place to ensure the safety of the participants and spectators. We would like to apologise in advance for any inconvenience caused. All closures will be lifted as soon as possible.”

Road closures will begin around the start and finish on The Headrow, Cookridge Street, Calverley Street, Great George Street, Blenheim Terrace, Cavendish Road and Woodhouse Lane from 4am on Sunday, June 23.

The start closures around Blenheim Terrace will reopen by noon while the closures around the finish including the Headrow will reopen for 3pm on Sunday, June 23.

All other road closures on route will be implemented for 8am. These will include closures in Woodhouse Lane, Clarendon Road, Moorland Road, Hyde Park Road, Rampart Road, Woodhouse Street, Headingley Lane, Otley Road, Shaw Lane, Grove Lane, Monk Bridge Road, Grove Road, Meanwood Road, Oatland Road, Oatland Lane, Lovell Park Road, Wade Lane, Merrion Street and Albion Street. These roads will reopen on a rolling basis with the final closure lifted for 11.45am.

For full details of the Leeds 10k road closures can be found here.

How to take part

If you’d like to take part in the 2024 edition of Leeds 10k there are still places up for grabs. General sign up starts at £31.50. You can find out more and sign up here.

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