Course and road closures

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The Course

After running around the field runners will exit the front of the school and along Station Road to the High Street

The course (Mapometer) has been extended to 5k. Run 2 laps for 10k.

There will be 5 water stations but please remember to bring a bottle to carry yourself


The Knowle Fun Run has been running for over 30 years with an exemplary safety record. Let’s keep it that way

The Police and Solihull Council require that runners and traffic should not share the roads at the same time during the Fun Run

Between 11:45 am and 2:00 pm all traffic entering Knowle, from all directions, will be subject to a diversion

Movement of vehicles in, out or within the Fun Run zone will be prohibited

During this time you should make preparatory or alternative arrangements as appropriate

The map shows which roads will be closed and the location and direction of the diversions. These have been kept to an absolute minimum to limit disruption and inconvenience for residents. All have been agreed with the Police and Council

During the period of road closures our local bus services will be using the designated diversions which are shown on the attached map. Full details are available on

We recognise that residents, businesses and visitors alike may be inconvenienced during the run. We apologise in advance for this. We shall re-open the roads just as soon as it is safe to do so.

If you foresee issues or difficulties arising for you from these arrangements  get in touch and we will get back to you as soon as practical.