Early Saturday morning runners will take to city streets for the 2016 Richmond Marathon. Numerous “No Parking” zones and street closures will be in effect as a result.
The 8K race will begin at 7 a.m. at Eighth and Broad streets. At 7:30 a.m., runners participating in the half-marathon start from Seventh and Broad streets. The marathon begins at 7:45 a.m. at the intersection of Fifth and Grace streets.
“No Parking” zones along Fifth Street between Byrd and Tredegar streets will go into effect at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 11. Closures on Broad Street between N. 12th Street and Boulevard will be enforced starting at midnight Saturday, November 12. Other “No Parking” zones will take effect at 3 a.m. Saturday.
Street closures along Tredegar Street between S. Seventh Street and Brown’s Island will begin at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 11. Other closures throughout the city will be effective at 4 a.m. the day of the marathon. Major thoroughfares that will be affected include Broad Street, Belvidere Street and the Lee Bridge.
To learn more about the courses, potential impacts on specific streets and “No Parking” zones or to see maps of the race courses, visit http://www.richmondgov.com/police.