People across Cardiff are getting vital bus travel advice as thousands of runners prepare to lace up their shoes for this year’s Cardiff 10K this weekend.
Cardiff Bus is alerting people throughout the city to service diversions and bus stop changes which will come into place during Sunday’s annual charitable run.
The event, which is due to start at Cardiff Civic Centre from 9.15am for the 2K family run and 10am for the Cardiff 10K, will see runners flood the capital, with roads including Cathedral Road, Castle Street, Woodgate Street and Westgate Street, all set to close at various times from 9am to 12.30pm.
For those travelling to the city centre on Sunday, Cardiff Bus is alerting people to route alterations, including alternative bus stops for numerous services to accommodate road closures.
During the day services including the Baycar 6 will depart from Customhouse Street (south side) from 9am to 11am; the 8 / 9A and X45 to Cardiff Bay/Sports Village will leave from the Taffs Mead Embankment, stand 10, from 9am to 11am, then from St. Mary Street (Philharmonic) from 11am to 12.30pm. Services 21, 23, 24, 27, 28B, 30, 35 and 54 will depart from Greyfriars Road from 9am to 1230pm.
For full timetable changes and route information visit the Cardiff Bus website at www.cardiffbus.com and search 10k race. Updates and ongoing information throughout the event can also be found at Cardiff Bus’s Twitter and Facebook pages.
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Commercial Manager Gareth Stevens said they were aiming to keep disruption to a minimum during the event.
He said: “To ensure runners and spectators can travel to, and enjoy the event safely, we have put a number of route alterations in place, which will come into effect from 9am on Sunday. We would urge anyone travelling by bus on the day to check our timetables for the most up to date information, as designated bus stops will change throughout the event.
“All the information can be found via our website www.cardiffbus.com and our social media channels will also be providing full updates.”