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Word on the Street: Ipswich people discuss the Great East Run

PUBLISHED: 16:00 21 September 2017 | UPDATED: 16:02 21 September 2017

Thousands of runners are expected to take part in the first ever Great East Run. Picture: MARK WITTER PHOTOGRAPHY

Thousands of runners are expected to take part in the first ever Great East Run. Picture: MARK WITTER PHOTOGRAPHY

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The Great East Run is taking place in Ipswich this Sunday, September 24 – we asked people in Ipswich what they thought of the race.

The Great East Run is set to bring approximately 3,000 people running through the streets of Ipswich.

The race starts at 10am on Russell Road, between Endeavour House and Grafton House.

It then continues around the town centre before going through Holywells Park and onto the Waterfront.

The route then progresses along Wherstead Road and out along the Strand, under the iconic Orwell Bridge into Freston.

When the runners are back in Ipswich they will go along Grafton Way, Princes Street and Portman Road finishing the race in the grounds of Ipswich Town Football club.

To accommodate the event a number of road closures and traffic diversions will need to be in place, take a look at our list.

Read more: The road closures will not stop emergency services getting to patients.

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