Traffic advice and parking information


On Sunday 30th April 2023 at 9am the Mash Direct Belfast City Marathon will commence, from Stormont in a bid to complete the 41st Mash Direct Belfast City Marathon. .  

The marathon route encompasses North, East, South and West of the city.

In line with road closure legislation, a road closure order has been applied for and motorists should expect some disruption.  Motorists are asked to follow diversion signs and take direction from stewards on the route.

Roads will start to close wholly or partially from around 6am until 4pm approximately.

Once all runners have passed points on the route, reopening of the roads will be managed as quickly as possible.  Times for this will be available on the Belfast City Council road closure website soon. 

For details on projected times for participants passing through the marathon route, please click HERE.

For details on road closures please click HERE. 

Parking around Ormeau Park/Finish Area – FREE parking will be available in the following carpark;

  • Belfast City Council Car Park, Ormeau Avenue - 90 spaces approx.

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