Columbus Road Closures Planned For Half Marathon & 5K


UPDATED: Friday May 2, 2014 1:40 PM

City officials say road closures will begin Friday night for Saturday's Half Marathon and 5K.

Here's the official list of closures and route information provided by the city's Public Service Department.

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Road Closures:
In preparation for the event, the following roads will be closed to through-traffic from Friday evening, May 2, to mid-day Saturday, May 3:

•    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.)
o    Stages on S. Front Street at W. Town Street
o    North on N. Front Street
o    West on Vine Street
o    North on Olentangy River Road (turns right at Lennox)
o    Continue on Olentangy River Road
o    East on W. Lane Avenue
o    South on N. High Street
o    East on E. Broad Street
o    South on S. 4th St.
o    West on E. Livingston Ave.
o    South on S. 3rd St.
o    East on Reinhard Ave.
o    South on Jaeger St.
o    West on Deshler Ave.
o    North on S High St.
o    West on Main St.
o    North on Belle St.
o    East on W. Town St.
o    North on Washington Blvd.
o    East on W. Broad St.
o    South on Marconi/Civic Center Dr.
o    East on W. Rich St.
o    North on High St. to the Finish

Quarter Marathon Route:

o    Starts at S. Front St. between W. State St. and W. Town St.
o    North on S. Front St.
o    West on Vine St./Goodale
o    North on Olentangy River Rd. (turns right at Lennox)
o    East on W. 3rd Ave.
o    South on N. High St.
o    East on Broad St.
o    South on S. 4th St.
o    West on E. Fulton St.
o    North on S. High St. to the Finish North End of Columbus Commons

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

o    Starts at S. Front St. between W. State St. and W. Town St.
o    North on S. Front St.
o    East on Vine St.
o    South on High St.
o    East on Broad St.
o    South on S. 4th St.
o    West on E. Fulton St.
o    North on S. High St. to the Finish North End of Columbus Commons

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