Coventry half marathon

Duration: Sun 24 Mar 2019 to Sun 24 Mar 2019
Location: Coventry


The Coventry half marathon will take place on Sunday 24 March 2019 at 08.30.

Road closures will be in place from 07.00 and most bus services will be diverted from 06.00.

Key travel advice

  • Plan ahead and leave more time for your journey. Public transport and roads will be busier than normal as road closures will be in place.
  • Leave the car at home to reduce congestion on key roads in and out of the city centre.
  • Be patient and expect to queue: Coventry city centre will be very busy
  • Consider changing the time you travel. If you are planning to visit Coventry on Sunday, consider coming into the city centre after the race has finished and staying later to avoid the queues.

Travelling by bus

There will be route and stop changes from 06.00 for the following services:

NX Coventry services 4, 5, 6, 6a, 7, 8, 8a, 9, 9a, 10, 11, 12X, 13, 16, 16a, 18, 20, 20a, 21, 23, 23a and X1

Stagecoach services 48, 56, 86, X17 and X18.

Some services will be cancelled and most services will start and end in Pool Meadow bus station, not stopping in the city centre.

Check how your journey might be affected, here. 

Travelling by train
All train services are due to run to a normal Sunday timetable. Please remember to plan ahead, check timetables before you travel and allow more time for your journey as services will be busier as people make their way to the start line and travel home after the race finishes.

Travelling by car
Road closures will be in place for most of the day so public transport, walking and cycling will be the best way to enjoy the day.
For a full list of road closures in Coventry please visit the event website.

If you do need to drive, plan your route and avoid Coventry city centre wherever possible. For a full list of car parks, charges and disabled parking please visit Coventry County Council 

Find out more
For up to the minute travel information and help planning your journey, please follow us on Twitter @networkwm or check with the bus operators below:

National Express: www.nxbus.co.uk or @nxcoventry
Stagecoach: www.stagecoachbus.com/about/midlands @StagecoachMids

For more information on the Coventry half marathon please visit www.enjoycoventry.com/festivalofrunning/travel/

Page last updated 20.03.19

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