Road closures for Durham City Run will affect streets across the centre of the city this week.

The Durham City Run road closures will also be at Quarryheads and to the north of the city. However, they will only last for a few hours.

Durham City Run will see a 10k and 5k race taking place on a route that goes across the centre of the city.

There is also a three day festival with running and fitness-themed events and activities, from talks and book signings to masterclasses and film screenings, as well as the debut of a new family fitness scheme launched by Paula Radcliffe.

You can read all the details, times and ticket information in our Durham City Run Festival story.

When are the Durham City Run road closures?

The streets will be closed for Durham City Run on the evening of Thursday July 25. The closures will start at 5pm, but they will be rolling road closures, meaning each street will close and reopen at different times - we've listed them all individually below.

All roads will have reopened by 9.30pm.

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Where are the Durham City Run road closures?

Any road closures below will also include the junctions joined to them.

In the central Durham area the Durham City Run road closures will be Claypath A690 to Providence Row (6-9.30pm); New Elvet (6-8.45pm); Saddler Street and Market Place (5-9.30pm); Owengate (6-9.30pm); Silver Street (5-9.30pm); Elvet Bridge (6-8.45pm); Old Elvet at its junction with New Elvet (6-8.45pm); Church Street (6-8.45pm); Green Lane (6-8.45pm); Territorial Lane (6-8.45pm); and Elvet Waterside (6-8.45pm).

At Quarryheads the road closures will all run from 6-8.45pm. They will be Quarryheads Lane; Potters Bank from its junction with Elvet Hill Road; Margery Lane; Grove Street; Pimlico; South Street; Crossgate; North Road from Neville St to Milburngate; and Milburngate.

To the north of Durham city centre, the streets closed will be Framwellgate Waterside; Freeman's Place; and Providence Row. These will all run from 6-9pm.

For more information on any of the Durham City Run road closures you can contact the Durham City Run team on or phone 01434 689040.

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