THE Stroud Half Marathon takes place on Sunday, October 27  and these are the road closures which will be in place.

• A419 Cainscross Road, between the Cainscross Roundabout and the Wallbridge roundabout at Merrywalks, between 7.30am and 1pm. 

• B4008 Standish Lane, between Standish Church and the junction with the A38, from 9.20am till 11am. 

• The Nupend(Grove) Lane, running from the A38 at Whitminster to the entrance to the Shell Service Station on the island of the A419 near Chipmans Platt, from 9.30ams till 11.15am. 

• Oldends Lane, Stonehouse, from the junction with the A419 to Midland Road, Stonehouse(over Railway Crossing), from 9.35ams till 12pm. 

• Paganhill Lane, in both directions, between 9.50am and 12.30pm. With access granted for emergency vehicles and service buses and residents.

• Dudbridge Roundabout to Cainscross Roundabout, in both directions from 8.45am till 12.30pm. The full race route, and other important information, can be seen at

Race organisers are delighted to welcome The Door Youth Project and new for this year Brain Tumour Research Charity as the charity partners.

The athletes and the race organisers would like to thank local residents and businesses in advance for considering the athletes as they challenge themselves in Stroud and the surrounding streets, and in many cases raising a huge amount of money for some very worthy causes.

Thanks must go to: Stroud and District AC, Gloucestershire Highways, Gloucestershire Police, Marling School, The Door Youth Project, Brain Tumour Research and of course our many volunteer marshals Thanks also to supporters and sponsors Stock N Lock, Griffiths Marshall, Thompson First MG.

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