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Capital City Half Marathon and 5K Saturday

The Capital City Half Marathon and 5K will take place Saturday, May 4, beginning at 8 a.m.  Street closures will be in place in preparation for this very large event and rolling closures will be in place along the routes. Please plan for delays, consider alternate routes and watch for closures and pedestrian traffic. Participants and guests are encouraged to carpool or use COTA to reduce congestion and parking delays.

 

Road Closures:  

In preparation for the event, the following roads will be closed to through-traffic from Friday evening, May 3 to mid-day Saturday May 4:

 

•       S. High Street from Rich Street to State Street (Closed 7 p.m. Friday to 2 p.m. Saturday)

•       E. Town Street from S. Third Street to the Columbus Commons Garage (Closed 5 p.m. Friday to 2 p.m. Saturday)

•       E. State Street from S. High Street to S. Third Street (Closed 7 p.m. Friday to 2 p.m. Saturday)

•       S. Front Street from W. Rich Street to  W. Broad Street to (Closed 7 p.m. Friday to 11 a.m. Saturday)

 

Expect rolling closures along following routes, especially at the beginning of each race.

 

Half-Marathon Route: (Start Time 8 a.m.)

•       Stages on S. Front Street between W. Rich and W. Broad Streets

•       North on N. Front Street

•       West on Vine Street

•       North on Olentangy River Road (turns right at Lennox)

•       Continue on Olentangy River Road

•       East on W. Lane Avenue

•       South on N. High Street

•       East on E. Broad Street

•       North on Cleveland Avenue

•       East on Mt. Vernon Avenue

•       South on Washington Avenue

•       West on E. Fulton Street

•       South on S. Grant Avenue

•       West on Livingston Avenue

•       South on S. Third Street

•       West on Reinhard Avenue

•       South on Jaeger Street

•       West on E. Deshler Avenue

•       North on S. High St. to finish at Columbus Commons

 

Quarter-Marathon Route: (Start Time 8 a.m.)

•       Stages on S. Front Street between W. Rich and W. Broad Streets

•       North on N. Front Street

•       West on Vine Street

•       North on Olentangy River Road

•       East on W. Fifth Avenue

•       South on N. High Street

•       East on E. Broad Street

•       South on S. Fourth Street

•       West on E. Mound Street

•       North on S. High Street to finish at Columbus Commons

 

5K Route: (Start Time 8:20 a.m.)

•       Starts on Front and Broad streets

•       North on N. Front Street

•       West on W. Long Street/Dublin Road

•       South on N. Souder Avenue across the Scioto River

•       East on Lower Scioto Greenway Trail

•       South on Washington Boulevard

•       East on W. Rich Street (crosses Rich Street Bridge)

•       North on High Street to finish at Columbus Commons

 There will be special duty officers directing traffic along the routes. For details and course maps, please visit: http://capitalcityhalfmarathon.com/maps.shtml  (City of Columbus)

 

Paving the Way reminds you to Share the Road.  Be alert for cyclists, pedestrians and construction workers in construction zones.

 

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