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27 Apr 2019 | 02:14 AM UTC

UK: London Marathon scheduled for April 28

United Kingdom News Alert

London will hold its annual marathon on April 28; significant transportation disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 4/27/2019, 12:00 AM until 4/29/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION London

Event

London will host the annual Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday, April 28, with resulting transportation disruptions expected. The race is set to begin in the vicinity of Greenwich Park at 8:55 (local time) and will proceed along the north and south banks off the Thames to St. James's Park. A full course map and other race information may be found here.

Road closures are expected near the route on April 28, and transportation delays throughout the city are likely beginning the evening of April 27 and lasting through the night of April 28.

Advice

Individuals in London are advised to monitor the situation, allow additional time to reach their destination, anticipate a heightened security presence and significant transportation disruptions, including road closures, public transportation disruptions, and increased congestion.

 

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