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Road closures for Cap City Half Marathon

The city is reminding people to prepare for delays and use alternate routes if possible.
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The Capital City Half Marathon will take place Saturday and the city will have street closures beginning Friday evening for preparations.

Road closures along the route will stay in place throughout the event.

The city is reminding people to prepare for delays and use alternate routes.

Road Closures:
In preparation for the event, the following roads will be closed to through-traffic from Friday evening, April 28, to mid-day Saturday, April 29:

  • S. High Street between Rich Street and Broad Street (Closed from 7 p.m. Friday to 2 p.m. Saturday)
  • E. State Street between S. High Street and S. 3rd Street (Closed from 7 p.m. Friday to 2 p.m. Saturday)
  • S. Front Street between W. Town Street and W. Mound Street (Closed from 6 p.m. Friday to 11 a.m. Saturday)

Expect long rolling closures along following routes, especially near the beginning of each course.

Half-Marathon Route: Start time 8 a.m. Starts at the intersection of S. Front Street and W. Town Street:

  • North on N. Front Street
  • West on Vine Street/W. Goodale Street
  • North on Olentangy River Road (turns right at the intersection of Olentangy River Road and Kinnear Road at Lennox Town Center)
  • Continues on Olentangy River Road
  • East on W. Lane Avenue
  • South on N. High Street
  • East on E. Long Street
  • South on S. 4th Street
  • East on E. Mound Street
  • South on S. Grant Avenue
  • West on E. Livingston Avenue
  • South on S. 3rd Street
  • East on Reinhard Avenue
  • South on Jaeger Street
  • West on Deshler Avenue
  • North on S. High Street
  • West on W. Main Street
  • North on Belle Street
  • East on W. Rich Street
  • North on S. High Street to the finish at the north end of Columbus Commons (State St.)

Quarter Marathon Route: Start time 8 a.m. Starts at the intersection of S. Front Street and W. Town Street:

  • North on S. Front Street
  • West on Vine Street/W. Goodale Street
  • North on Olentangy River Road
  • East on W. 3rd Avenue/W. Starr Avenue
  • South on N. High Street
  • East on E. Long Street
  • South on S. 4th Street
  • West on E. Livingston Avenue
  • North on S. High Street to the finish at the north end of Columbus Commons (State St.)


5K Route: Start time 8:30 a.m. Starts at the intersection of S. Front Street and W. Town Street:

  • North on S. Front Street
  • East on Vine Street
  • South on N. High Street
  • East on E. Long Street
  • South on S. 4th Street
  • West on E. Livingston Avenue
  • North on S. High Street to the finish at the north end of Columbus Commons (State St.)