Edinburgh Marathon start time, route and road closures

0
16
Edinburgh Marathon start time, route and road closures



The Edinburgh Marathon is about to start (Picture: Action for Children)The Edinburgh Marathon is going to be getting started in just a few short hours.
The sell-out race is the second largest marathon in the UK, and is sure to draw not only scores of runners today – as it has done for years – but also a wealth of spectators.
Here’s what you need to know about the Edinburgh Marathon if you want to go see it and/or you live in the surrounding area.
Edinburgh Marathon start time
The Edinburgh Marathon will be starting today, Sunday 26 May, at 10am.
The route of the Edinburgh Marathon
The race will start at Potterow, EH8 9AL, and finish at Pinkie Playing Fields, EH21 7HA.
The route promises to take runners through the heart of the city, as they’ll pass the likes of Greyfriars Bobby, The National Museum of Scotland, and the Scottish National Gallery.
Runners will also pass through Princes Street Gardens, and will be able to enjoy views of the historic Edinburgh Castle.

The Edinburgh Marathon route (Picture: Edinburgh Marathon)
Edinburgh Marathon road closures
The total road closures scheduled for the Edinburgh Marathon 2019 are as follows:
Potterrow
Completely closed from 6pm on Saturday, May 25 until 1pm Sunday, May 26
Chapel Street
Completely closed from 6pm on Saturday, May 25 until 1pm Sunday, May 26
Buccleuch Street
Completely closed from 6pm on Saturday, May 25 until 1pm Sunday, May 26
Charles Street
Completely closed from 6pm on Saturday, May 25 until 1pm Sunday, May 26
Hope Park Crescent
Completely closed from 6pm on Saturday, May 25 until 1pm Sunday, May 26
Nicolson Square
West and north branches closed from 6pm on Saturday, May 25 until 1pm Sunday, May 26
Bristo Place
Completely closed from 7am on Sunday, May 26 until 11am on Sunday, May 26
Teviot Place
Completely closed from 7am on Sunday, May 26 until 11am on Sunday, May 26

Forrest Road
Completely closed from 7am on Sunday, May 26 until 11am on Sunday, May 26
Buccleuch Terrace
Closed at Hope Park Crescent junction between 6pm on Saturday, May 25 and 1pm Sunday, May 26
Gifford Park
Closed at Hope Park Crescent junction between 6pm on Saturday, May 25 and 1pm Sunday, May 26
Boroughloch
Closed at Hope Park Crescent junction between 6pm on Saturday, May 25 and 1pm Sunday, May 26
Meadow Lane
Closed at Buccleuch Street junction between 6pm on Saturday, May 25 and 1pm Sunday, May 26
West Crosscauseway
Closed at Buccleuch Street junction between 6pm on Saturday, May 25 and 1pm Sunday, May 26
Windmill Street
Closed at Chapel Street junction between 6pm on Saturday, May 25 and 1pm Sunday, May 26
George Square
Closed completely except for resident and chaplaincy access between 6pm on Saturday, May 25 and 1pm Sunday, May 26
George Lane Square
Closed completely between 6pm on Saturday, May 25 and 1pm Sunday, May 26
Crichton Street
Closed completely between 6pm on Saturday, May 25 and 1pm Sunday, May 26
Marshall Street
Closed completely between 6pm on Saturday, May 25 and 1pm Sunday, May 26
Brighton Street
Closed at the Potterrow between 6pm on Saturday, May 25 and 1pm Sunday, May 26

Runners will be passing some major Edinburgh landmarks (Picture: Edinburgh Marathon)Buccleuch Place
Closed completely except for bus access between 6pm on Saturday, May 25 and 10.30am on Sunday, May 26
Buccleuch Place
Closed at Buccleuch Street junction except for bus and resident access between 10.30am on Sunday, May 26 and 7pm on Sunday, May 26
Forrest Hill
Closed at Forrest Road junction between 7am and 11am on Sunday, May 26
Bristo Port
Closed at George IV Bridge junction between 7am and 11am on Sunday, May 26
Lauriston Place
Closed from entrance to George Heriots School to Forrest Road between 7am and 11am on Sunday, May 26
George IV Bridge
Closed completely between 7am and 11am on Sunday, May 26
Victoria Street
Closed completely between 7am and 11am on Sunday, May 26
Lawnmarket
Closed completely between 7am and 11am on Sunday, May 26
Bank Street
Closed completely between 7am and 11am on Sunday, May 26
North Bank Street
Closed completely between 7am and 11am on Sunday, May 26
Mound Place
Closed completely between 7am and 11am on Sunday, May 26
The Mound
Closed completely between 7am and 11am on Sunday, May 26
Cockburn Street
Closed completely between 7am and 11.15am on Sunday, May 26

(Picture: Sandy Young/WireImage)Waverley Bridge
Closed completely between 7am and 11.15am on Sunday, May 26
Market Street
Closed completely between 7am and 11.15am on Sunday, May 26
Candlemaker Row
Closed at George IV Bridge junction between 7am and 11am on Sunday, May 26
Chambers Street
Closed at George IV Bridge junction between 7am and 11am on Sunday, May 26
West Bow
Closed from Grassmarket junction to Victoria Street between 7am and 11am on Sunday, May 26
St Giles Street
Closed at North Bank Street junction between 7am and 11am on Sunday, May 26
Hanover Street
Closed at the Princes Street junction between 7am and 11.15am on Sunday, May 26
Jeffrey Street
Closed completely between 7am and 11.15am on Sunday, May 26
Canogate
Closed completely between 7am and 11.15am on Sunday, May 26
Horse Wynd
Closed completely between 6am and 4pm on Saturday, May 25
Horse Wynd
Closed completely between 7am and 11.30am on Sunday, May 26
Holyrood Gait
Closed completely between 7.30pm on Friday, May 24 and 6pm on Saturday, May 25.
Holyrood Gait
Closed at Queen’s Drive junction between 7am and 11.15am on Sunday, May 26
Queen’s Drive
Closed completely between 7.30pm on Friday, May 24 and 4pm on Saturday, May 25
Queen’s Drive
Closed between Horse Wynd and Holyrood Gait between 7am and 11.30am on Sunday, May 26
East Market Street
Closed at Market Street and Jeffrey Street junction between 7am and 11.15am on Sunday, May 26
Old Tolbooth Wynd
Closed at Royal Mile junction between 7am and 11.15am on Sunday, May 26
Brown’s Close
Closed at Royal Mile junction between 7am and 11.15am on Sunday, May 26
Galloways Entry
Closed at Royal Mile junction between 7am and 11.15am on Sunday, May 26
New Street
Closed between East Market Street and Canongate between 7am and 11.15am on Sunday, May 26
Cranston Street
Closed at Royal Mile junction between 7am and 11.15am on Sunday, May 26
Abbeyhill
Closed at Canongate junction between 5am and 11.15am on Sunday, May 26
Abbey Strand
Closed completely between 6am and 4pm on Saturday, May 25

Duke’s Walk
Closed at Meadowbank Terrace junction between 7am and 11.30am on Sunday, May 26
Royal Park Terrace
Closed at Meadowbank Terrace junction between 7am and 11.30am on Sunday, May 26
Old Church Lane
Closed completely between 6am and 10.30am on Saturday, May 25
Duddingston Road West
Northbound from Forkenford to the Causeway except for bus service between 6am and 10.30am on Saturday, May 25
Innocent Cycleway
Cycleway status revoked between 6am and 10.30am on Saturday, May 25
Meadowbank Terrace
Completely closed between 7am and 11.45am on Sunday, May 26
Meadowbank Avenue
Closed completely at Meadowbank Terrace junction between 7am and 11.45am on Sunday, May 26
Queen’s Park Avenue
Closed at Duke’s Walk roundabout junction between 7am and 11.45am on Sunday, May 26
Parsons Green Terrace
Closed at London Road junction between 7am and 11.45am on Sunday, May 26
Wolseley Crescent
Closed at London Road junction between 7am and 11.45am on Sunday, May 26
Restalrig Road South
Closed completely between 7am and 11.45am on Sunday, May 26
Craigentinny Avenue
Closed completely between 7am and 11.45am on Sunday, May 26
Craigentinny Road
Closed at junction with Craigentinny Avenue in both directions at 8.10am and 9.35am on Sunday, May 26
Seafield Road
From access to recycle centre to Seafield Road East between 8.10am and 9.35am on Sunday, May 26
Marionville Avenue
Closed at Restalrig Road junction between 7am and 11.45am on Sunday, May 26
Loganlea Drive
Closed at Restalrig Avenue junction between 7am and 11.45am on Sunday, May 26
Britwell Crescent
Closed at Restalrig Avenue junction between 7am and 11.45am on Sunday, May 26
Stapeley Avenue
Closed at Craigentinny Avenue junction between 7am and 11.45am on Sunday, May 26
Fillyside Avenue
Closed at with Craigentinny Avenue junction between 7am and 11.45am on Sunday, May 26
Fillyside Terrace
Closed at Craigentinny Avenue junction between 7am and 11.45am on Sunday, May 26
Fillyside Road
Closed completely between 7am and 11.45am on Sunday, May 26
Nantwich Drive
Closed at Fillyside Road junction between 7am and 11.45am on Sunday, May 26
Eastfield Place
Closed at Eastfield junction between 7am and noon on Sunday, May 26
King’s Place
Closed completely between 7am and noon on Sunday, May 26
Edinburgh Road
Access road closed into housing estate at A199 between 7am and noon on Sunday, May 26
King’s Road
Closed at King’s Place junction between 7am and noon on Sunday, May 26
Harbour Road
Closed at New Street junction between 5am and 1.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Musselburgh Road
North side completely closed between 10pm on Saturday, May 25 and 1pm on Sunday, May 26
Edinburgh Road
Closed completely between 10pm on Saturday, May 25 and 2.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Newhailes Road
Westside from Olive Bank Road to Edinburgh Road except for bus services between 10pm on Saturday, May 25 and 6.30pm on Sunday, May 26
King’s Place
Closed completely between 4am and 2pm on Sunday, May 26
Joppa Road
Closed both sides from Joppa Park to Musselburgh Road between 4am and 2pm on Sunday, May 26
Morton Street
Closed both sides from Joppa Road to Dalkeith between 4am and 2pm on Sunday, May 26
Promenade
Closed completely from 5am until 1.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Links View
Closed completely from 5am until 1.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Goose Green Crescent
Closed completely from 5am until 1.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Balcarres Road
Closed completely from 5am until 2.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Millhill
Closed between Balcarres Road and Linkfield Road between 5am and 6pm on Sunday, May 26
Linkfield Road
Closed completely between 5am and 6.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Bush Street
Closed at Promenade between 5am and 1.30am on Sunday, May 26
Caird’s Row
Closed at Promenade between 5am and 1.30am on Sunday, May 26
Beach Lane
Closed at Promenade between 5am and 1.30am on Sunday, May 26
Links Avenue
Closed at Links View junction between 5am and 1.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Links Street
Closed at New Street junction between 5am and 1.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Downie Place
Closed completely between 5am and 1.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Ladywell
Closed completely between 5am and 1.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Eskdale Mews
Closed completely between 5am and 1.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Mountjoy Terrace
Closed completely between 5am and 1.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Mountjoy Crescent 
Closed completely between 5am and 1.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Eskside West
Closed at New Street junction 5am and 1.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Eskside East
Closed at Goose Green Crescent junction between 5am and 1.30pm on Sunday, May 26
James Street
Closed at Goose Green Crescent junction between 5am and 1.30pm on Sunday, May 26
More: UK

Goose Green Road
Closed at Goose Green Crescent junction between 5am and 1.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Goose Green Avenue
Closed at Goose Green Crescent junction between 5am and 1.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Goose Green Place
Closed at Goose Green Crescent junction between 5am and 1.30pm on Sunday, May 26
New Street
Closed between Edinburgh Road and Harbour Road between 5am and 1.30pm on Sunday, May 26
New Street
Closed between Links View and Eskside West between 5am and 1.30pm on Sunday, May 26
High Street
Closed between Linkfield Road and Newbigging between 5am and 6.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Beulah
Closed completely between 5am and 6.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Linkfield Court
Closed completely between 5am and 6.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Windsor Gardens
Closed completely between 5am and 6.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Ashgrove
Closed at Linkfield Road junction between 5am and 6.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Ashgrove
Closed at with Pinkle Road junction between 5am and 6.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Pinkle Terrace
Closed at Pinkle Road junction barring residents and permit holders access between 5am and 6.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Edenhall Road
Closed at Pinkle Road junction barring residents and permit holders access between 5am and 6.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Park Lane
Closed at Pinkle Road junction barring residents and permit holders access between 5am and 6.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Rothesay Place
Closed completely barring access for residents and permit holders access between 5am and 6.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Grove Street
Closed at Pinkle Road junction barring residents and permit holders access between 5am and 6.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Lower Pinkle Road
Closed at Pinkle Road junction barring residents and permit holders access between 5am and 6.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Craighall Terrace
Closed completely between 5am and 6.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Macbeth Moir Road
Closed completely from the Pinkle Road junction barring residents and permit holders access between 5am and 6.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Old Course Gate
Closed at Balcarres Road junction 5am and 1.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Ravensheugh Road
Closed completely between 5am and 6.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Hope Place
Closed completely between 5am and 6.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Mayville Bank
Closed completely between 5am and 6.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Ravensheugh Crescent
Closed completely between 5am and 6.30pm on Sunday, May 26
Prestonpans High Street
Closed completely between 5am and 6pm on Sunday, May 26

(Picture: Ryan Edy/taxi/Getty)Cockenzie High Street
Closed completely between 5am and 5pm on Sunday, May 26
Elcho Place
Closed completely between 5am and 5pm on Sunday, May 26
Wemyss Place
Closed completely between 5am and 5pm on Sunday, May 26
Viewforth
Closed completely between 5am and 5pm on Sunday, May 26
Seton Place
Closed completely between 5am and 5pm on Sunday, May 26
Prestongrange Road
Closed at Prestonpans High Street junction between 5am and 6pm on Sunday, May 26
The Pottery
Closed at Prestonpans High Street junction between 5am and 6pm on Sunday, May 26
Redburn Road North
Closed at Prestonpans High Street junction between 5am and 6pm on Sunday, May 26
Inchview North
Closed completely between 5am and 6pm on Sunday, May 26
Cookies Wynd
Closed completely between 5am and 6pm on Sunday, May 26
Ormiston Place
Closed completely between 5am and 6pm on Sunday, May 26
West Seaside
Closed completely between 5am and 6pm on Sunday, May 26
East Seaside
Closed completely between 5am and 6pm on Sunday, May 26
New Street, Presonpans
Closed at Prestonpans High Street junction between 5am and 6pm on Sunday, May 26
Ayres Wynd
Closed completely between 5am and 6pm on Sunday, May 26
Harlaw Hill
Closed completely between 5am and 6pm on Sunday, May 26
Pypers Wynd
Closed completely between 5am and 6pm on Sunday, May 26
Robertson Avenue
Closed completely between 5am and 6pm on Sunday, May 26
Fowlers Court
Closed completely between 5am and 6pm on Sunday, May 26
Salt Preston Place
Closed completely between 5am and 6pm on Sunday, May 26
Nethershot Road
Closed at Prestonpans High Street junction between 5am and 6pm on Sunday, May 26
Sir Walter Scott Pend
Closed entirely between 5am and 6pm on Sunday, May 26
Whin Park Industrial Estate
Closed at Edinburgh Road junction between 5am and 6pm on Sunday, May 26
West Lorimer Place
Closed at North Lorimer Place junction between 5am and 6pm on Sunday, May 26
West Harbour Road
Closed at North Lorimer Place junction between 5am and 6pm on Sunday, May 26
West Harbour Road
Closed at Cockenzie High Street junction  between 5am and 6pm on Sunday, May 26
East Lorimer Place Lane
Closed at North Lorimer Place junction between 5am and 6pm on Sunday, May 26
East Lorimer Place
Closed at Edinburgh Road junction between 5am and 6pm on Sunday, May 26
Barga Court
Closed completely between 5am and 5pm on Sunday, May 26
Marshall Street
Closed completely between 5am and 5pm on Sunday, May 26
South Doors
Closed completely between 5am and 5pm on Sunday, May 26
School Lane
Closed completely between 5am and 5pm on Sunday, May 26
New Street
Closed completely between 5am and 5pm on Sunday, May 26
Hares Close
Closed completely between 5am and 5pm on Sunday, May 26
Gardiner’s Close
Closed completely between 5am and 5pm on Sunday, May 26
Kay Gardens
Closed completely between 5am and 5pm on Sunday, May 26
Manse Lane
Closed completely between 5am and 5pm on Sunday, May 26
Cope Lane
Closed completely between 5am and 5pm on Sunday, May 26
Barracks Street
Closed completely between 5am and 5pm on Sunday, May 26
The Promenade
Closed at Links Road junction between 5am and 5pm on Sunday, May 26
Gosford Road
Closed completely Eastbound between 5am and 5pm on Sunday, May 26
Inchview
Closed at High Street junction between 5am and 5pm on Sunday, May 26
B1438 Coast Road
Closed from east of Seton Sands Holiday Park entrance to Lyars Road A198 between 5am and 5pm on Sunday, May 26
Dean Road
Closed from between B1348 and Kings Avenue between 5am and 5pm on Sunday, May 26
Lyars Road
Closed from north of its junction with Gosford Road between 5am and 5pm on Sunday, May 26
A198
Closed from the junction with the B1348 and Greencraig between 5am and 5pm on Sunday, May 26
MORE: Change UK considering anti-Brexit alliance with Lib Dems
MORE: Battle for Number 10 intensifies as Rory Stewart takes a pop at Boris Johnson

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here