Hull Marathon 2019: Date, route map, road…

Hull Marathon 2019: Date, route map, road closures, start time and how to enter
2019-09-10 11:00:00
We will use your email address only for the purpose of sending you newsletters. Please see ourPrivacy Noticefor details of your data protection rightsCould not subscribe, try again laterInvalid EmailThe Hull Marathon 2019 is very nearly upon us. This year’s 26.2-mile route around the city will start on the Humber Bridge, before winding its way around the city and finishing in East Park. Organisers say art, music and culture will be still be part of the route for the race, which takes place at 9am on September 22. Lucas Meagor, race director, said: “It’s been important to ensure the event retains a Hullcentric feel and showcases the city while meeting the needs of its residents. “I believe this change gives the runners a fantastic experience while retaining the many highlights included showcasing Hull as the UK City of Culture. “The route now offers runner’s a greater chance for faster times and gives spectators great viewing opportunities, particularly for those final two miles which will now be within East Park.” WATCH: Hull Marathon 2018 Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to play Tap to play The route has been reviewed to address concerns over the impact on traffic flow around the city and the impact of the A63 works over the next few years. Additionally, changes for 2019 around Victoria Dock were required due to the flood defence works and other city events. When is the Hull Marathon 2019? Sunday, September 22, 2019 Runners out on the course (Image: Richard Addison) What is the 2019 Hull Marathon route? Runners will start on the Humber Bridge in the shadow of the North tower, running out and back on the southbound bridge deck, meaning the toughest part of the course is completed first. It is then on to Hessle Square before following much of the old route in reverse order. The KCOM Ultrafast 100 Sprint will still be happening but now features in mile seven on the athletics track at Costello Stadium, where the route takes in Boulevard and the fountain with an out and back section up to

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