Road closures for marathon
The race is on to make it to the finish line first for the Tauranga International Marathon.
The Tauranga International Marathon is the first ever international marathon event to be held in Tauranga and kicked off at 7am-4pm at The Waterfront on The Strand.
Participants have the option to run or walk 42.2km to the finish line at Gordon Spratt Reserve in Papamoa or 21.1km, 10km, 5km or 2km for kids.
While the marathon is on, several roads and lanes will be closed to vehicles, however, resident access will be maintained throughout the event.
If you need to enter or exit your property during these times please take extra care, look out for runners/walkers and follow any instructions from the volunteer marshals who are there to help you.
Full road closures:
The Strand – from Spring Street to No. 1 The Strand – 6am–9am
Wharf Street – from Willow Street to The Strand – 5am–9am
Harrington Street – from Willow Street to The Strand – 5am–9am
McLean Street – from Anson Street to The Strand – 6am–9am
Dive Crescent – from Marsh Street to The Strand – 6am–9am
Monmouth Street – from Willow Street to Cliff Road – 6am–8am
Park Street – from Willow Street to Cliff Road – 6am–8am
Brown Street – from Willow Street to Cliff Road – 6am–8am
Cliff Road – from Mission Street to Monmouth Street – 6am–8am
State Highway 2 On Ramp from Chapel Street – 6.30am–7.30am
State Highway 2 Off Ramp to Chapel Street – 6.30am–7.30am
McLean Street – from Willow Street to Anson Street – 6.30am–8am (Eastbound)
Kawaka Street – from Tawa Street to Miro Street – 6.30am–8am (Westbound)
Totara Street – from Hull Road to Rata Street – 7am–8am (Northbound)
Salisbury Avenue – from Victoria Road to The Mall – 7am–midday (Westbound)
The Mall – from Salisbury Avenue to Adams Avenue – 7am–midday (Northbound)
Adams Avenue – from The Mall to Marine Parade – 7am–midday (Eastbound)
Marine Parade – from Adams Avenue to Ocean Beach Road – 7am–2pm (Southbound)
Ocean Beach Road – from Marine Parade to Yale Street – 7am–2pm (Southbound)
Surf Road – full length – 6.30am–8.30am (Southbound)
Yale Street – from Ocean Beach Road to Maranui Street – 7am–2pm (Southbound)
Maranui Street – from Yale Street to Papamoa Beach Road – 7am–2pm (Southbound)
Papamoa Beach Road – from Maranui Street to Grant Place – 7am–2pm (Southbound)
Evans Road – from Papamoa Beach Road to Gravatt Road – 7am–8.30am (Southbound)