Several roads in Grand Cayman will be closed to vehicular traffic from 4 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. Sunday during the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon, according to an advisory issued by police.
The marathon begins at the harborfront in downtown George Town at 5 a.m.
The course winds from Harbour Drive, along South Church Street, South Sound and Old Prospect Road to Prospect Point, which is the turnaround point. Runners then run back along part of the same course and then onto Walkers Road as far as Hinds Way. They then turn onto Academy Way and back onto Walkers Road as far as the four-way stop at Hospital Road, then onto Elgin Avenue and back to downtown George Town to the finish line at Harbour Drive.
Runners doing the full marathon then repeat that course.
Police advise that the following roads will be closed or restricted for the duration of the marathon:
Red Bay Road from Old Prospect Road to the roundabout by Hurley’s Supermarket, in the direction of George Town, will be reduced to one lane
Walkers Road between Hospital Road and South Sound Road (access only for residents)
Shedden Road and Elgin Avenue in downtown George Town
South Sound Road (access only for residents)
South Church Street
See page 36 and 37 for more stories on the marathon.