Rock ‘n’ Roll Liverpool Marathon in the city this weekend

This weekend sees the city host the fifth Rock’n’Roll Liverpool Marathon with more than 20,000  runners taking part, including over 1,000 from overseas.

The marathon will take place on Sunday 20 May, with the route taking in the historic waterfront, our two premier League football grounds, several of the cities incredible parks and numerous other iconic locations.

The event has grown to include a runners Expo, 5k, ½ Marathon, Full Marathon and 1 Mile Fun Run.

There will be a band, DJ or performer at every mile giving the whole day a carnival atmosphere, as well as live music on the main stage at ACC Liverpool’s piazza, with legendary Liverpool band Space headlining.



Friday 18th May 2018  

Expo –   13.00hrs – 19.00hrs


Saturday 19th May 2018  

5K    09.30hrs – 11.00hrs

Expo   08.00hrs – 17.00hrs


Sunday 20th May 2018

Half Marathon   09.00hrs – 12.45hrs

Full Marathon   10.00hrs – 16.20hrs

1m Fun Run      13.00hrs – 14.00hrs

Piazza Concert    10.00hrs – 16.30hrs

If you are out and about during the weekend please make extra time for your journey as a number of roads will be affected. For all the road closures, please visit


Liverpool Waterfront