Sheffield Half Marathon

Race Date: 29th March 2020 at 9.30am

Getting There

Sheffield lies at the heart of an excellent motorway and rail network making it extremely easy to reach. 

Travelling by car 

Sheffield is well served by major roads and motorways. It sits next to the M1 and both the M18 and A1 are nearby. 

From the North (using M1)

  • M1 Southbound and take Junction 36 onto the A61 towards Sheffield City Centre. 

From The South

  • Approach Sheffield from the South on the A61 and continue on the A61 towards the City Centre. Follow signs for the train station or alternatively head towards St Mary's Gate roundabout. 

From The West

  • On the A57, head in an easterly direction towards the City Centre. Cross the A61 on to to Broad Lane. 

From the East and North (using A1)

  • Exit the M18 at junction 32 and briefly join the M1 towards Sheffield. Take the A630 and then the A57. Join the Inner City Ring Road (A61)

Please see a full list of carparks within Sheffield

  • Brook Hill - S1 4BT
  • Q- Park Rockingham - S1 2NL
  • Campo Lane NCP - S1 2EF
  • Workhouse Lane - S3 8PH
  • Hartshead NCP - S1 2DS
  • Q-Park Castlegate - S1 2BQ
  • Carver Lane - S1 4FS
  • John Lewis - S1 1EP  (Sat nav S1 2HB)
  • Q - Park Sheffield Station - S2 4AA
  • Sidney Street NCP - S1 4RG
  • APCOA - The Moor, Eyre Street - S1 4PX
  • Fitzwilliam Street - S1 4JL

Please ensure your parking plans take account of road closures and access information.

Road closures 

Thousands of runners of all abilities will hit the streets of Sheffield on Sunday 8th April for the 4th Sheffield Half Marathon.

The race, which raises many tens of thousands of pounds for charity, gets underway at 9 30am and we are now informing runners, spectators, residents and visitors that a number of the city’s roads will be closed or have access restricted during the event to ensure the safety of all those taking part.

Road closure information can be found here.  


The fantastic Super Tram are again offering all day travel ticket for just £3 (Usually £4.20). Please click here for further details. 

TRAVELLING BY bus and train

Due to essential route improvement works on the line, Northern Rail have cancelled all Sunday morning trains from Manchester to Sheffield.

Please be aware that alternative arrangements may need to be made if this affects your plans for race-day. Click here for more information

  • Local public transport travel information and service updates on the day are available at
  • Check before you travel and plan ahead - journeys may be longer or limited where there are service diversions around the route


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