Information below is in regards to road closures for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Liverpool Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, 1-Mile and 5K follows. All information is subject to change.

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Liverpool marathon continues to go from strength to strength, attracting thousands of visitors to experience the sights, sounds and atmosphere of Liverpool. We realize that this may cause some inconvenience to residents and businesses. We have produced detailed traffic management plans that allow the city to keep moving, to ensure customers and staff can get to businesses and provide access routes to residents.

Closures and diversions are in place but most places around the course are accessible. Please do plan ahead and allow plenty of time for your journey.

Please read through the information below and check the maps. If these do not answer your questions please contact us by email or phone on the details at the bottom of this page.

Your understanding is greatly appreciated by the event organizers and runners alike.

Schedule of Events

May 19, 2018

5K race around the Echo Arena, Mariner’s Wharf, Albert Dock, Pierhead
Temporary road closures from around 8:00am are in place as shown on Area E map below

May 20, 2018

Half Marathon: 9:00-13:00.
Starting at Albert dock, passing through city centre before heading south to Sefton Park and back along the Promenade to finish at the Echo Arena.

Marathon: 10:00-16:30
Starting at Albert dock, passing through city centre, then north around the football stadiums, before heading south to Sefton Park and back along the Promenade to finish at the Echo Arena

1-Mile: 13:00-13:30
A one mile fun run starting at Albert Dock, running around Pierhead and returning to finish at Albert Dock.
Temporary closures will be in place from 12:30-13:30

Diversion and access routes for all of the above are shown in the maps and descriptions on the documents and course map below.

Community Information

Road Access Leaflet Final 2018


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Road Closure Map

This map outlines the road closures, highlights alternate routes and provides access information for popular destinations which will be affected by road closures during the race. At most points along the course, pedestrians and bicyclists may cross the course during safe gaps in runners. Please follow the discretion of a traffic controller if present. Google Maps does NOT take into account the road closures on race day. To request assistance with alternate directions please contact the Rock ‘n’ Roll Liverpool community relations team by emailing

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For More Information

If your questions are not answered by the information provided above please contact us at, or by phone: 0800 061 4925