DURBAN SPAR WOMEN’S 10/5KM Challenge Road Closures

DURBAN SPAR WOMEN’S 10/5KM Challenge Road Closures
Sunday, 5 June 2016

This year’s Durban SPAR Women’s 10/5km Challenge, hot on the heels of the Comrades Marathon, take place on Sunday, June 5 starting near GrowthPoint Kings ParkStadium on Masabalala Yengwa (NMR) Avenue.

The 10km starts at 08:00 and the 5km at 09:30. Participants and supporters are requested to heed the road closures and note where parking facilities are, to ensure a smooth flow of people in and out of the Moses Mabhida Stadium and Growthpoint Kings Park precinct.
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From 02:00am the following roads will be closed:
. Snell Parade between Athlone Drive and the main entrance to Suncoast Casino
. Battery Beach Road
. Masabalala Yengwa Avenue between Smiso Nkwanyana Road and Isaiah Ntshangase Road.
. The South bound lane of Masabalala Yengwa Avenue between Smiso Nkwanyana Road and KE Masinga Road.
. Kingsmead Way
. Eden Gardens Crescent

From 04:00am the following roads will be closed:
. KE Masinga Road (the 2 left lanes) between Eden Gardens Crescent and Masabalala Yengwa Avenue.
. Masabalala Yengwa Avenue between Argyle Road and Smiso Nkwanyana Road
. Somtseu Road at Masabalala Yengwa Avenue

From 06:00am the following roads will be closed:
. The West bound lane of Athlone Drive between Snell Parade and Masabalala Yengwa Avenue
. The off ramp from the M4 (Ruth First Highway) to Athlone Drive (in both directions)

Access to People’s Park and the Durban Country Club:
· Access and egress to the Durban Country Club will be from the M4
(Ruth First Highway)Please note that Isaiah Ntshangase Road will be closed at the entrance to Moses Mabhida Stadium (on Masabalala Yengwa Avenue) and the entrance to Durban Country Club. There will be no through traffic at this intersection.
· Access to People’s Park will be via Somtseu Road (Sasol Service
Station near the station) and past Durmail using the back gate.

Parking
· Access to the free parking on Growthpoint Kings Park fields KP3, 4 and 5 will be via Smiso Nkwanyana Road into Jacko Jackson Drive. Once this area is full access will be limited to emergency and official vehicles only.
· Parking for a fee at Moses Mabhida is accessed via Isaiah Ntshangase Road from Umgeni Road only.

Only manual entries are now available for the challenge. This can be done at the race registration, where participants can collect their race numbers, promo bags and T-Shirts at Berea Rovers, 73 Jacko Jackson Drive (off Masabalala Yengwa Avenue) on Thursday 2 June and Friday 3 June from 10am to 5pm and on Saturday 4 June from 10am to 3pm. No entries will be taken on race day.
For more info email durban@sparwomensrace.co.za, like the Facebook page SPAR Women’s 10/5km Race or follow on Twitter for up to the minute postings. #run031

Lorin Sookool and Giselle Gevers are prepped for some serious action this year’s Durban SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge (incorporating the 5km fun run/walk) which takes place on Sunday, June 5.  Entries can now only be accepted at the race registration at Berea Rovers on Thursday 2 June, Friday 3 June and Saturday 4 June. Entry forms are available from participating SPAR stores in KwaZulu-Natal and at registration. No entries will be taken on race day. for more info www.sparwomensrace.co.za.  Photo by Val Adamson

Lorin Sookool and Giselle Gevers are prepped for some serious action this year’s Durban SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge (incorporating the 5km fun run/walk) which takes place on Sunday, June 5.  Photo by Val Adamson