Asda Foundation Burnley 10K important road closure information

All the important road closure information for the Asda Foundation Burnley 10K on Sunday 15th July.

The countdown is on to the Asda Foundation Burnley 10K which will bring thousands of runners and spectators on to the streets of Burnley on Sunday 15th July.

The race organiser, Jane Tomlinson’s Run For All, is now advising that a number of roads will be closed or have access restricted to ensure the safe running of the event, which starts at 9.30am.

Among the roads affected by closures are The Avenue, The Causeway, Hall Road, Jubilee Park Way, Park Bridge Road, Queen Victoria Road, Todmorden Road, Belvedere Road, Ormerod Road, Towneley Holmes Road and Queen’s Park Road. For full details about the closures, click here: https://www.runforall.com/events/10k/burnley-10k/road-closure-information/

Tristan Batley-Kyle, Course Director at Run For All, said: “The sixth running of this popular event promises to be a great occasion.

“Unfortunately some roads will have to be closed for the safety of those taking part. We will work very hard to keep any inconvenience to a minimum and roads will be open as soon as it is safe to do so. We do apologise for any disruption caused.”

The 10K will give runners a flat and fast start and will head towards the bottom of Towneley Park’s Events Triangle before heading along Hall Road and turning right after the Stables Café. It will then follow the tree-lined causeway out of the park and feature a long downhill section along Todmorden Road.

The route will then cross Harry Potts Way, at Turf Moor, and follow Belvedere Road to the fire station before turning left into Thompson Park. Runners will then leave Thompson Park at Queen Victoria Road and head up Queens Park Road, taking in further parkland. They will then will head down Ormerod Road to meet Belvedere Road again before returning to Towneley Park.

Many people will be running for a good cause of their own choice or for one of the event’s partner charities which this year are the Jane Tomlinson Appeal, Macmillan Cancer Support, Pendleside Hospice, Burnley Leisure Trust and Every Action Has Consequences.

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