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Road Closures

The following road closures will be in place for the day of the event

From 05h00 until ±12h30

  1. Masabalala Yengwa (NMR) Avenue (south bound) from Smiso Nkwanyana (Goble) Road to Sandile Thusi (Argyle) Road.
  2. Masabalala Yengwa (NMR) Avenue (north bound) from Sandile Thusi (Argyle) Road to Isaiah Ntshangase (Walter Gilbert) Road

From 06h00 until ±12h30

  1. Snell Parade from Athlone Drive to Battery Beach Road.
  2. Athlone Drive between Masabalala Yengwa (NMR) Ave and Snell Parade
  3. M4 (north bound) offramp to Athlone Drive
  4. M4 (south bound) offramp to Athlone Drive
  5. M4 (south bound) onramp to Riverside Road (for 15km & 20 km walkers) [Roadway open to traffic at 11h30]
  6. M4 (north bound) onramp to Riverside Road (for 15km & 20 km walkers) [Roadway open to traffic at 11h30]
  7. Masabalala Yengwa (NMR) Avenue (south bound) two lanes from Athlone Drive to Smiso Nkwanyana (Goble) Road – All vehicles to go west upon Smiso Nkwanyana (Goble) Road
  8. Battery Beach Road / Snell Parade [at the traffic circle] – Controlled Access to the parking at the Mustering Fields

Recommended Route to and from Parking Areas

Please click here to view the Parking Map with associated areas and applicable costs.

Park at the Finish (recommended option)
P1 – Located at the Mustering Fields (cnr of Masabalala Yengwa (NMR) and Battery Beach Rd).

  • Take Sandile Thusi (Argyle) Road, turn left into Sylvester Ntuli Road, left into Snell Parade, left into Battery Beach Road to enter the parking area.
OR
  • Take Sandile Thusi (Argyle) Road, turn left into the old Natal Command Base, over the bridge across the M4 into the Mustering Fields.
P2 – Overflow parking located at the underground parking area at the Moses Mabhida Stadium (Isaiah Ntshangase Rd (Walter Gilbert Rd).
  • Take Umgeni Road, pending the direction you are coming from turn left or right into Isaiah Ntshangase Rd (Walter Gilbert Rd) and right (opposite the old Virgin Active) to enter the underground parking area.

Park At The Start
P3 – uShaka Marine World - Parking A (Between Albert Terrace and Southampton Rd).
  • There are no road closures in effect in the immediate vicinity, however expect delays in respect of increased traffic. The best route would be to take Mahatma Ghandi, turn left into Southampton Road to enter the parking area.
P4 – uShaka Marine World – Parking C (Between Camperdown Rd and Browns Rd).
  • There are no road closure in place, however expect delays in respect of increased traffic. The best route would be to take Mahatma Ghandi, turn left into Browns Rd and left to enter the parking area.

Please Note
Walkers are reminded that they need be at their respective starts 45 minutes prior to the start and to plan their routes to the parking area/s accordingly. Walkers who park at P1 and P2 will be shuttled to the start area; and those who opt to park at the start will be shuttled back on the return busses. Busses are free of charge and will be parked in visibility, on the corner of Masabalala Yengwa (NMR) and Battery Beach Rd. Walkers must wear their official race numbers to access the bus shuttle service. Please pay special attention to the bus time (and return) schedule. To view the bus time schedule, please click here.