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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Half Marathon Road Closure

The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Half Marathon is taking place on Sunday 5 September 2021 between 9am – 12.30pm.

Dates were previously highlighted in Park News, here you can find out a little more information about the event itself regarding the road closure timings and the route for the Park.


Visit the website link for more information here: www.londonhalf.com/event/queen-elizabeth-olympic-park-half-marathon-2021/


Road closure details have been listed below and road closure map can be found here: QEOP HM Route and Road Closure Map 050921

On the Sunday 5 of September, there will be road closures to facilitate the scheduled QEOP Half Marathon. These are outlined in the table below:


QEOP Half Marathon – Sunday 5 September 2021


Event Start: 09:00

Event Finish: 12:30

Event Village: London Stadium Island


Please note that every effort will be made to open roads as soon as is safe to do so once the race has been completed. With specific attention being made to the north sections of the Park.


Sunday 05/09/2021 Road Closure Timings
Road closure From To
Waterden Road   08:00 14:00
Lesney Avenue 08:00 14:00
Parkes Street 08:00 14:00
East Bay Lane 08:00 14:00
Siding Street 08:00 14:00
Westfield Avenue (from Waterden Road to Olympic Park Avenue) 08:00 14:00
Marshgate Lane 08:00 14:00

Between 08:00 – 14:00 Access to the Energy Centre and Park HQ will be via Rothbury Road and White Post Lane or Park HQ from 0800 – 1230.

Issued By: Park Operations and Venues team, London Legacy Development Corporation.

Please direct all queries to QEOPSiteWideComms@londonlegacy.co.uk

Lee Valley – August to September

Hi All,

Please note the below Lee Valley events between August and September