KUCHING, Aug 10 ( Bernama) -- Several major roads here will be closed for Kuching Marathon 2018 from 1am to 8am on Sunday.
The affected roads include Jalan Gambier, Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg, Jalan Main Baazar, Wayang Street, Jalan Wawasan, Jalan Borneo, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Jalan Abell, Jalan Padungan and Sri Aman roundabout.
Kuching police chief ACP Ng Ah Lek said police would be deploying about 100 personnel as well as 100 members of the People's Volunteer Corp (RELA) to ensure the event proceeded smoothly without any untoward incidents.
“Spectators and participants are advised to park their vehicles at Taman Reservior, Taman Budaya, Green Hill, Bangunan Saujana, Top Spot Car Park, Dewan Suarah, Jalan Masjid Polyclinic car park and MBKS Padang Jubilee car park,” he told a media conference at Kuching district police headquarters today.
About 10,000 local and foreign runners will be taking part in the full marathon, half marathon and fun run of the international event.