York 10K: Where to watch – and all the road closures

2 Aug 2017 @ 2.33 pm
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Thousands of people will hit York running on Sunday as one of the region’s most popular races returns.

York 10K

Starts and finishes at York Racecourse

Sun Aug 6 from 9.30am

More details

The popular Asda Foundation York 10K – hailed as one of the most beautiful city runs in the country – takes place on Sunday (August 6).

The largely flat route starts and finishes in Knavesmire Road, near York Racecourse, and takes in some of the city’s stunning scenery and historic landmarks, including Clifford’s Tower and York Minster.


The starting flag for the Asda Foundation York 10K will come down at Knavesmire at 9.30am.

Here are the other timings for the day:

7.30am Race office opens
9.10am Mass warm up on Knavesmire Road
9.30am Race starts
10am Winner expected


The race begins and ends on Knavesmire Road.

In the intervening 10km, runners will take a route through the city centre, past some of our most famous landmarks including the Minster, and along the river.

Road closures

A number of York roads are affected
A small number of road closures will be in place from noon on Saturday August 6th.

Roads around the route will be closed on Sunday, and parking will be suspended on key routes too.

Here’s the full list.

Saturday August 5

Knavesmire Road will be closed between its junction with Tadcaster Road and Campleshon Road from 12pm on Saturday 5th August 2017 until approximately 3pm on Sunday 6th August 2017.

Sunday August 6

Road ClosedDetailsTime OnTime Off
Baile Hill TerraceCromwell Road to Newton Terrace8:3010:45
Bishophill JuniorPriory Street to Fetter Lane08:3010:50
Bishopthorpe RoadChurch Lane to Main Street07:3013:00
Bishopthorpe RoadCampleshon Road to Nunnery Lane08:3011:45
Bishopthorpe RoadRacecourse Car Park Entrance to Campleshon Road7:3013:00
Blake StreetSt Helen's Square to Duncombe Place08:3011:00
Bridge Street / Low OusegateSkeldergate to Spurrier Gate08:3010:55
Butcher TerraceRowntree Park to Bishopthorpe Road08:3011:40
Campleshon RoadKnavesmire Road to Trafalgar Street07:3012:30
Campleshon RoadTrafalgar Street to Bishopthorpe Road08:3011:45
Castle gateCoppergate to Tower Street08:3011:15
Cherry StreetVine Street to Clementhorpe08:3010:35
Church StreetLow Petergate to Parliament Street08:3011:10
ClementhorpeCherry Street to Terry Avenue08:3010:35
Clifford StreetTower Street to King Street08:3011:20
CoppergatePavement to Castlegate08:3011:15
Coney StreetThe Whole08:3011:00
Cromwell RoadSkeldergate to Bishophill Senior08:3010:45
Cumberland StreetClifford Street to King's Staith08:3011:20
DeangateMinster Yard to Goodramgate08:3011:10
Duncombe PlaceBlake Street to High Petergate08:3011:00
Fetter LaneBishophill Junior to Skeldergate08:3010:50
GoodramgateDeangate to Church Street08:3011:10
King's StaithKing Street to Lower Friargate08:3011:20
Knavesmire RoadTadcaster Road to Campleshon Road04:0015:00
MicklegateNunnery Lane to George Hudson Street08:3010:50
Minster YardDuncombe Place to Deangate08:3011:10
Newton TerraceBaile Hill Terrace to Victor Street08:3010:45
Nunnery Lane (westbound)Price's Lane to Micklegate08:3010:50
PavementPiccadilly to Coppergate08:3011:15
Parliament StreetChurch Street to Pavement08:3011:15
Priory StreetMicklegate to Bishophill Junior08:3010:50
Racecourse RoadThe Whole06:0012:30
SkeldergateTerry Avenue to Bishopgate Street08:3010:45
SkeldergateMicklegate/ Bridge Street to Bishopgate Street08:3010:50
Spurrier GateLow Ousegate / High Ousegate to Coney Street08:3010:55
St Helen's SquareConey Street to Blake Street08:3011:00
Terry AvenueThe Whole08:3010:45
Tower StreetCastlegate to Clifford Street08:3011:15
Victor StreetNewton Terrace to Nunnery Lane08:3010:45
Vine StreetThe Whole08:3010:35

Parking suspensions

Parking suspensionsDetailsTime and date
Baile Hill Terrace (city wall side)Cromwell Road to Newton Terrace16:00 Sat Aug 5 to 14:00 Sun Aug 6
Bishopthorpe Road (both sides)Campleshon Road to Terry's Factory16:00 Sat Aug 5 to 14:00 Sun Aug 6
Butcher Terrace (westbound)The Whole16:00 Sat Aug 5 to 14:00 Sun Aug 6
Knavesmire RoadTadcaster Road to Knavesmire Crescent17:00 Fri Aug 4 to 15:00 Sun Aug 6
Knavesmire RoadKnavesmire Crescent to Racecourse Road16:00 Sat Aug 5 to 15:00 Sun Aug 6
Newton Terrace (house side)Baile Hill Terrace to Victor Street07:00 to 14:00 Sun Aug 6
Priory SteetThe Whole16:00 Sat Aug 5 to 14:00 Sun Aug 6
Racecourse RoadThe Whole16:00 Sat Aug 5 to 14:00 Sun Aug 6
Vine Street (eastbound)Bishopthorpe Road to Cherry Street16:00 Sat Aug 5 to 14:00 Sun Aug 6