ROADS will be closed in Abingdon tomorrow as the town's annual marathon returns.

The sporting event, billed as 'Oxfordshire’s premier marathon,' will start at 9am.

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It will begin and end at Tilsley Park athletics track, passing through the town centre and through the villages of Drayton, Milton, and Sutton Courtenay.

These are the details of the road closures, published by Oxfordshire County Council via the event's website:

  • Between approximately 08.30 and 09.30hrs from using the section of Dunmore Road eastwards from Wootton Road roundabout towards Tilsley Park (northern lane) and Twelve Acre Drive (northern lane between Oxford Road and Audlett Drive/Radley Road roundabouts) including closure of the roundabout junction of the Oxford Road roundabout with Dunmore Road and Twelve Acre Drive, and the section of Radley Road eastwards from Audlett Drive to Thrupp Lane, Radley
  • Between approximately 08.00 and 13.15hrs, northbound traffic only prohibited in the Milton to Drayton direction – Milton Road roundabout junction with High Street & Sutton Road northwards to the B4016 Drayton Road
  • Between approximately 08.00 and 13.15hrs, Drayton Road to Brook Street, Sutton Courtenay closed to the junction with Church Street & High Street
  • Between approximately 11.00hrs and 14.00hrs the section of Dunmore Road from the B4017 Wootton Road eastbound lane to Tilsley Park closed. Traffic from side roads onto Dunmore Road will be required to turn left only during the closures.

Exemptions will be included for access, emergency services and event safety vehicles.

See the full closure notice and diversions here.