Road Closures for SPAR Women's 10/5km Sunday, June 7

Media Release

Road Closures for SPAR Women’s 10/5km on Sunday, June 7 

Durban’s annual SPAR Women’s 10/5km Race takes place on Sunday, 7 June 2015 at Sahara Stadium, Kingsmead. The race will begin on Masabalala Yengwa Avenue and trail through other roads in the area. These roads and link roads will therefore be closed for a few hours to accommodate the race.

The 10km starts at 8am in Masabalala Yengwa Avenue  opposite Durmail and the 5km starts in Masabalala Yengwa Avenue at the Somtseu Road intersection.

On the morning of the race, from 02:00 the intersections that will be closed are as follows.

Intersection of Snell Parade / Athlone Drive

Intersection of Stiebel Place / Lagoon Drive / Blue Lagoon Tunnel

Intersection of Snell Parade / Battery Beach

Intersection of Stiebel Place / Athlone Drive (East & West)

From 03:00

Intersection of Battery Beach / Suncoast Main Entrance traffic circle (heading north)

Intersection of Battery Beach / Masabalala Yengwa Avenue

Intersection of Isaiah Ntshangase / Masabalala Yengwa Avenue (south bound)

From 04:00

Intersection of Masabalala Yengwa Avenue North bound lane closure from KE Masinga to Argyle. (1 lane of traffic to remain open for access to the station and to Argyle Road)

Intersection of Arglye Road on-ramp to Masabalala Yengwa Avenue (north bound)

 Masabalala Yengwa Avenue will re-open at 12:00 and all other main roads will be reopened by 11:00 after the race.

There are recommended areas for parking. Each of these parking areas has their own fee structure and are not contracted to the event. Participants and spectators may park at the International Convention Centre which is undercover parking and the recommended access point is on Bram Fischer Road. Centrum Parking opposite the Durban Exhibition Centre will be available and can be accessed via Samora Machel Street.

The Workshop which provides both open and undercover parking is another option and can be accessed from Samora Machel Street. Suncoast also has parking space and may be accessed from Sandile Thusi then left into Sylvester Ntuli.

Parking is free of charge along the beachfront.

For more information visit or like Facebook page SPAR Women’s 10/5km Race, Twitter @SPARLadiesRace and Instagram sportsparkzn.