Cheshire Police are warning the residents of South Warrington that there may be delays in the town this weekend due to the English Half Marathon.

The annual event will be taking place on Sunday 21st September and is expected to attract thousands of people from across the UK.

As normal the event, which is now in its fifth year, will begin at Victoria Park. To ensure the safety of competitors, spectators and motorists the following road closure will be in place throughout the event:

. A5061 Knutsford Road – Carol Street to Grange Avenue
. A5061 Halla Way
. Wash Lane
. Station Road – Wash Lane to the Cantilever Bridge
. Cantilever Bridge
. Cantilever Bridge South West Approach
. Ackers Road – Cantilever Bridge South West Approach to A56 Chester Road
. A56 Chester Road – Ackers Road to Lumb Brook Road
. Lumb Brook Road
. Stockton Lane
. Church Lane – A56 Chester Road to Broad Lane
. Broad Lane
. Cartridge Lane
. B5356 Grappenhall Lane
. B5356 Stretton Road
. Dipping Brook Avenue
. Blackcap Road
. Green Lane
. Loushers Lane
The road closures are expected to be enforced between 5.00am and 1.30pm, although the closures are dynamic and there may be changes on the day. Emergency access will be maintained at all times.