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Dublin: 2°C Thursday 15 April 2021

Take note - road closures are in place across Dublin ahead of tomorrow's city marathon

The SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon will be running across the capital from 8.55am tomorrow.

90398091_90398091 The runners at the beginning of the 2015 race Source: Rollingnews.ie

IF YOU’RE THINKING of driving into Dublin city tomorrow, the advice is simple – don’t unless you have to.

There’s a marathon on. And roads will be closed all over the place.

The SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon will be kicking off from 8.55am on Fitzwilliam Street Upper in the south city centre, with 20,000 runners of all types set to take part.

The 26-mile race will finish at Merrion Square North, near St Stephen’s Green, up to 5pm.

Road closures will be in place in different areas across the city from 4am, and will remain in place for varying times – between 7.30pm and 9pm being the latest you can expect a street to be closed.

sse The race route Source: Dublin Marathon

Traffic diversions are in place and will vary as the race proceeds. Dublin Bus will be running subject to diversions, but all Luas services will be as normal.

You can see the full list of closures here, while a map of the entire race route can be seen here.

Finally, if you’re running, attending, or hoping to get into the city, don’t forget that the clocks are going back at 2am! So you’ve an extra hour to work with as well tomorrow.

The very best of luck to everyone taking part.

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