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Getting around the 2016 Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon Course should be the most important thing on an athlete’s mind right now. With the race just a few days away, here are some reminders to help you, your friends and your family get around Columbus on Race Day.
Here are street closures at the combined Start/Finish line:
- Long St. between High St. to the East and Hocking St. to the West will close at 9:30 a.m. On Friday, Oct. 14
- Spring St. will be closed from West St. to the East, and Hocking St. to the West at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 14
- Neil Ave south of Nationwide Blvd. will be closed (NOTE: Nationwide will still be open to get to various parking garages).
On Race Day, 26.2 miles of the marathon course will be subject to rolling street closures, based upon the expected time the first and last athlete passes each mile of the course. Spring Street, Long Street and Neil Ave. will open back up to traffic at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 16.
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