Temporary road restrictions for the 2017 J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge

There will be several road closures in the vicinity of Melrose and Birdhaven on Thursday, March 30 due to the 14th annual J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge at the Wanderers Club.
The Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department has approved temporary road restrictions during the race between 4.45pm – 8pm in selected roads. The closures are for the safety of the 13,000 runners, joggers and walkers from 268 companies. The organisers would like to reassure residents every effort will be made to ensure as little as possible disruptions during this time.

Race route description and detail:

From the runners start line:

Start in Venus Street, close to corner of (c/o) Greenacres Drive, run down Venus Street (north to south), away from The Wanderers Club, and turn left into Tyrwhitt Avenue, right into Melrose Street.

From the walkers and joggers start line:

Start in Wingfield Avenue corner of (c/o) Greenacres Drive, turn left into Greenacres Avenue, right around park, continue with Greenacres Drive and turn right into Melrose Street. The two starting groups merge 200m before the 1km mark. From here the route is the same for all.

Merged race route:

Runners and walkers make their way up Melrose Street, right into Cecil Avenue, left into Tyrwhitt Avenue, right into Tottenham Avenue, right into Jellicoe Avenue, right into Jameson Avenue, left into Tyrwhitt Avenue, left into Reform Avenue, left into Jellicoe Avenue, right into Jameson Avenue, right into St Andrew Street, right into Reform Avenue, left into Jellicoe Avenue, left into Victoria Avenue, right into St Andrews Street, right into Bute Avenue and left into Venus Street and onto Finish line in The Wanderers Club. The following road will be temporarily restricted on 30 March 2017:

Individual road restrictions:

Restrictions between 8.30am–8pm
  • Venus Street. C/O Greenacres Drive / Venus Street
  • Venus Street. C/O Arran Avenue / Venus Street
  • Wingfield Avenue. C/O St Andrews Street / Greenacres Drive
Restrictions between 4.45pm–8pm
  • Rudd Road. C/O Corlett Drive / North Street
  • Atherstone Road. C/O Corlett Drive / North Road
  • North Road. C/O Oxford Road / Edgewood
  • Venus Street. C/O North Road / Melrose Street
  • Bute Avenue. C/O North Road / Venus Street
  • Arran Avenue. C/O North Road / Venus Street
Restrictions between 5.30pm–8pm
  • St Andrews Street. C/O Venus Street / Wrenrose Avenue
  • Wrenrose Avenue. C/O St Andrews Street / Greenacres Drive
  • Ravenswood Ave. C/O St Andrews Street / Greenacres Drive
  • Wingfield Avenue. C/O St Andrews Street / Greenacres Drive
  • Greenacres Drive. C/O Venus Street / Edgewood Avenue
  • Melrose Street. C/O Greenacres Drive / Cecil Avenue
  • Tyrwhitt Avenue. C/O Oxford Road / Melrose Street
  • Jellicoe Avenue. C/O Oxford Road / Arran Avenue
  • Jameson Avenue. C/O Oxford Road / St Andrews Street
  • St Andrews Street. C/O Jameson Avenue / Arran Avenue
Restrictions between 6.15pm-8pm
  • Somerville Road. C/O Glenhove Road / Melrose Street
  • 5th Street C/O Glenhove Road / Melrose Street
  • Venus Street. C/O Glenhove Road /Melrose Street
  • Jameson Avenue. C/O Glenhove Road / Melrose Street
  • Cecil Avenue. C/O Glenhove Road / Melrose Street
Follow @Hot919fm and @jpmorgan for all the temporary road closure information. HOT 919 will also have a team on the road AND the Big Joburg Drive with the Parky Squad will broadcast LIVE on the day.

Temporary road restrictions for the 2017 J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge
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For more information, please contact:

Percy Thenga (+27) 62 341 1032


Malissa Malheiro (+27) 83 599 2421


23 Mar 2017 15:50

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