Columbus Roads To Be Closed For Marathon


The Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon will be held Sunday morning.

Officials will start to close roads for the event on Saturday.

The area around the start line (Broad Street, between High and Third streets) will be closed beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday.

There will be a number of rolling closures during the race on Sunday morning.

Here's a complete listing of times and road closures, as well as scheduled re-openings:

Saturday, Oct. 19, 8 a.m.
Broad St. closes between High St.and Third St.
Nationwide Blvd. closes between McConnell and Marconi. (NOTE: Entrances and exits from all Nationwide parking lots and garages will remain accessible)
West St. from Marconi Extension to Nationwide Blvd closes.
Sunday, Oct. 20, 12:30 a.m.
McConnell Ave. from Spring St. to Nationwide Blvd. closes
Marconi Blvd. from Nationwide Blvd. to Ludlow St. closes
Sunday, October 20, 6:30 a.m.
Starting at Broad Street and for the 26.2 miles of the marathon course and the 13.1 miles of the ½ marathon course, roads will be subject to partial or full closure based upon the expected arrival times of the first and last athlete.
Spring St. west of Third to High Street (until noon)

Sunday, Oct. 20, 1 p.m.
Reopen all lanes of Broad Street.
Sunday, Oct. 20, 4 p.m.
Reopen all lanes of Nationwide Blvd.