Kirkstall: Road closures for Leeds Half Marathon on Sunday


Roads in Kirkstall are set to be closed on Sunday, May 14, as thousands of runners take to the streets for the Leeds Half Marathon.

The whole of the A65 Kirkstall Road, Abbey Road (both directions) and Commercial Road in Kirkstall will be closed between 9am and 1.15pm.

Motorists are advised to find an alternntat9ive route and race organisers have apologised for any inconvenience.

More details of road closures can be found here.

The Leeds Half Marathon is the biggest half marathon in Yorkshire and one of the highlights of Leeds’s sporting calendar.

More than 9,000 runners have signed up for the event, which this year celebrates its 32nd anniversary.


  1. Fed up to back teeth of road closures in kirkstall due to races of one description or another. can an alternative route be put in place to give us in kirkstall a well earned break,come on organisers use what little brain cells you have to come up with some other route.


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