Expect traffic interruptions on Sunday (27.10.19) morning as several roads will be closed for the 2019 Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon.
Nairobi Traffic Department released an elaborate road diversions schedule that will see traffic to and out of the city diverted to alternative roads which will be closed from Saturday at 11pm to Sunday at 2pm.
Some of the affected roads are sections of Lower Hill Road, Museum Hill, Forest Road, University Way and Langata Road. In the city centre, Kenyatta Avenue, sections of Haile Selassie Avenue and Harambee Avenue will also be affected.
Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes to avoid any inconveniences on that particular day. The police have also assured motorists that there will be enough officers to direct them on the diversions.
The marathon begins at Uhuru Highway, next to Nyayo Stadium and use the Bunyala roundabout, head towards Mombasa Road, through the Forest Road and back to Nyayo Stadium.
More than 25,000 participants are expected to compete in the race which aims to raise Sh 60 million to help an upcoming youth initiative program branded ‘Future Makers’.