Expect street closures in downtown Salt Lake City for marathon
Weekend • Salt Lake City police urge patience, safety during annual races drawing thousands.
Published: April 19, 2014 07:13PM
Updated: April 18, 2014 10:36PM
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Race courses, road closures for the Salt Lake City Marathon A bike tour starts Saturday’s events at 6 a.m., followed by the 26.2-mile marathon and the half-marathon, both getting under way at 7 a.m. A 5-kilometer race begins at 7:10 a.m.

Police warn that when it comes to navigating street traffic and Saturday’s Salt Lake City Marathon, you may have to crawl before you can watch the run.

Extensive road closures are planned along the marathon route Saturday morning, with 208 police officers being stationed at 197 traffic-control posts. While SLCPD will strive to accommodate motorists and residents when possible, both should expect the marathon-related events to delay trips through affected areas.

The starting times for various events range from 6 a.m. for the Bike Tour and 6:10 a.m. for the Handcycle and Wheelchair events to 7 a.m. for both the full and half marathon races. The 5K race begins at 7:10 a.m. and the Kids 5K starts at 10:45 a.m.

— Here is a list of street closures:

200 East between Washington & Library Squares 12 a.m. to 6 p.m.

500 South between 300 East & State Street 3 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Federal Heights Dr. & 11th Avenue 5:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Bonneville Blvd. and State Street 5:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

South Temple, 900 East, 1100 East 5:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

1500 East, Sugar House Park, 1700 South 6:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.

2100 South, 1700 East, 2700 South, 2000 East 6:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

2300 East and Holladay Blvd. 6:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

4500 South and 3900 South 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Highland Drive, 2700 South, 600 East 6:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Liberty Park (east side) 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

900 South, 300 East, 400 East, 500 East 6:45 a.m. to 9 a.m.

To view course maps visit http://www.saltlakecitymarathon.com.