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Council leader's good luck message to St Helens 10k participants, which roads are closed, and where to park

St Helens Borough Council Leader David Baines has passed on a good luck message to participants ahead of this Sunday's (6 March) St Helens 10k.

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Article date: 3 March 2022

Councillor Baines said: "The St Helens 10k is arguably one of the most challenging courses in the country, with runners from all over coming here to take on the dreaded North Road hill, which is testament and a lasting legacy of the late, great Steve Prescott MBE. 

"Given that the event wasn't able to go ahead in its normal capacity last year, it will be great to see so many people turning out again - whether it's to take part or show their support - brining a feel-good atmosphere to town, no matter the weather. 

"On behalf of St Helens Borough Council, I'd like to wish participants - many of whom will be fundraising for charities close to their heart - the very best of luck and I hope they enjoy the occasion." 

 Road users are advised that the following roads will be closed between 9:15am and 11:00am. 

  • Salisbury Street - full length 
  • Chalon Way Est - full length 
  • Foundary Street - full length 
  • Market Street - full length 
  • Church Street - Church Square to Claughton Street 
  • Hardshaw Street - Church Street to Claughton Street 
  • Claughton Street - Hardshaw Street to Barrow Street 
  • Barrow Street - Claughton street to Bikerstaffe Street 
  • Bickerstaffe Street - Library Street to Cotham Street 
  • Corporation Street - College Street to Birchley Street 
  • Birchley Street - Tolver Street to Corporation Street 
  • College Street - at its junction with The Landings 
  • North Road - full length 
  • City Road - North Road to Bishop Road 
  • Bishop Road - full length 
  • Cowley Hill Lane - Bishop Road to Rutland Street 
  • Rutland Street - full length

For St Helens town centre parking - free on council-maintained car parks on Sundays - visit:

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Last modified on 12 April 2022