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Outside the Paula Radcliffe Stadium, showing the track and attendees watching on the grass banks

Important Information about Loughborough International Athletics: 19 May 2024

Loughborough University is proud to be hosting the Loughborough International Athletics (LIA) event on Sunday, 19 May 2024.

Widely recognised as the curtain raiser to the outdoor season, this is an action-packed day of first-class athletics hosted at the Paula Radcliffe Stadium on campus. Loughborough athletes will compete against teams representing England, Wales, Scotland, Great Britain and Northern Ireland Under 20s and the National Athletics League.   

Purchase your tickets. 

As a significant sports event with a high number of spectators expected, campus users should be aware of the following information: 

Car park closures on Sunday 19 May

  • HIPAC Upper Car Park – restricted access to selected Officials and Event Workforce only 
  • Car Park 8 – restricted access to selected Officials and Event Workforce only 
  • Car Park 15 – closed for catering village 

Spectators will be directed to park in the following car parks:

  • Car Park 5 
  • Car Park 9 
  • Brockington/Schofield 
  • Car Park 13/14 
  • Chemistry 
  • Wavy Top 

Road closures on Sunday 19 May

  • Towers Way – from the security gatehouse to Car Park 9 
  • Rutland Way – behind Rutland and Hazlerigg Buildings – this will be controlled access only for Event Workforce, Officials and Emergency Services 

PA system

Please note that a PA system will be used at the Stadium between 9am-6pm. There will also be sound checks taking place on Friday 17 May in the afternoon.