Traffic Changes

15th Maitland Running Festival (formally River Run)

Sunday 2 June – 6.30am -11.30am

This annual running/walking event will take place in and around the Maitland Regional Athletics Centre and Riverbank area of Maitland. There will be 700 participants this year, from all over the region. The event is planned to promote Maitland and encourage healthy active lifestyles. Your residence is located on or near the course. To make the course safe and attractive, there will be some changes to traffic and pedestrian access. We would appreciate if you could take care to avoid vehicle movements on the following streets during the above times and otherwise keep a look out for runners.

The following changes have been approved by Council:

·Runners will be using paths around the Athletics Centre to the adjoining Sports fields.

·Runners will cross James St into and enter Odd St from the paths – Traffic Controllers will be in place.

·Access from Raglan St to Oded St is closed. Exit via Radford St into Carrington and Hunter.

·Odd St is closed to traffic and available only for runners. Please do not park in Odd St.

·Runners will cross Hunter St at Odd St and use the western side of the roadway to run out and back towards the riverbank

·Traffic on Hunter St will be contra flow both directions on the eastern side as directed by Traffic Controllers.

·Please give way to runners on the River Foreshore paths.

We appreciate your caution when approaching these streets at the above times. If you have any questions call Event Director and Maitland local, Paul Humphreys of H Events on 0409 684 246.