Road Closure Notice - Close to 9,000 runners to take part in the Scotiabank
Calgary Marathon - Sunday, May 30, 2010

Road closures in effect from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 30

CALGARY, May 27 /CNW/ - The Scotiabank Vancouver Calgary Marathon will take place in Calgary on Sunday, May 30, starting at 7:00 a.m. Come out and cheer on the more than 9,000 runners participating and raising money for nineteen local charities in the Scotiabank Group Charity Challenge. Voted the 2009 Best Road Race in Alberta, we are expecting a tight race. Your support and cheering can make the difference for all runners that are going that extra mile.

PLEASE NOTE: Memorial Drive will be completely closed to traffic from 4 St NE to Crowchild Trail between 7:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Please use alternative routes. The complete list of closures are listed below.

    
    Race Route Road Closures:
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    SOUTHEAST

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    Location                             Type of Closure    Time Frame
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    Zoo Road to 12 St                    Full Road          7:05 - 7:15 a.m.
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    12 St to 11 St                       West Side Only     7:05 - 7:20 a.m.
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    11 St to 21 Ave                      West Side Only     7:05 - 7:20 a.m.
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    21 Ave to Spiller Rd                 North Side Only    7:10 - 7:30 a.m.
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    Spiller Road to MacDonald Ave        East Side Only     7:10 - 7:45 a.m.
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    MacDonald Ave to 7 St                North Side Only    7:10 - 7:45 a.m.
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    7 St to 12 Ave                       West Side Only     7:10 - 7:45 a.m.
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    12 Ave to Olympic Way                North Side Only    7:15 - 7:50 a.m.
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    Olympic Way to 10 Ave                East Side Only     7:15 - 7:50 a.m.
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    10 Ave to 1 St                       North Side Only    7:15 - 7:50 a.m.
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    1 St to 17 Ave                       West Side Only     7:20 - 8:00 a.m.
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    SOUTHWEST
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    Location                             Type of Closure    Time Frame
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    17 Ave to 14 St                      North Side Only    7:20 - 8:30 a.m.
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    14 St to Memorial Drive              East Side Only     7:30 - 8:40 a.m.
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    NORTHWEST
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    Location                             Type of Closure    Time Frame
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    Memorial Drive from Crowchild to     South Side Only    7:35 a.m. -
     Parkdale Blvd                                          12:20 p.m.
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    Parkdale Blvd to 3 Ave               South Side Only    7:40 a.m. -
                                                            12:50 p.m.
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    3 Ave to Shaganappi Trail            South Side Only    7:45 a.m. -
                                                            12:50 p.m.
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    Shaganappi Tr to 32 Ave              East Curb Lane     7:50 - 9:40 a.m.
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    32 Ave to 39 St                      South Curb Lane    8:00 - 9:50 a.m.
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    39 St to West Campus Way             East Side Only     8:00 - 9:50 a.m.
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    West Campus Way to Collegiate Road   South Side Only    8:00 - 9:50 a.m.
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    Collegiate Road to 24 Ave            Full Road          8:05 - 10:00 a.m.
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    24 Ave to Campus Gate                North Curb Lane    8:05 - 10:00 a.m.
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    Campus Gate to Campus Dr.            East Curb Lane     8:10 - 10:10 a.m.
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    Campus Dr. to 32 Ave                 Curb Lane Only     8:10 - 10:20 a.m.
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    32 Ave to 49 St                      North Curb Lane    8:15 a.m. -
                                                            12:15 p.m.
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    49 St to 40 Ave                      East Curb Lane     8:20 - 10:45 a.m.
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    40 Ave to 53 St                      North Curb Lane    8:20 - 10:50 a.m.
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    53 St to Varsity Estates Drive       East Curb Lane     8:25 - 11:10 a.m.
     (North)
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    Varsity Estates Drive                Curb Lane Only     8:25 - 11:30 a.m.
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    53 St to Varsity Drive               West Curb Lane     8:35 - 11:45 a.m.
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    Varsity Drive                        Curb Lane Only     8:40 - 11:55 a.m.
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    40 Ave to 49 St                      South Curb Lane    8:45 a.m. -
                                                            12:00 p.m.
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    40 Ave to Varscliff Road             East Curb Lane     8:45 a.m. -
                                                            12:00 p.m.
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    49 St to 32 Ave                      West Curb Lane     8:50 a.m. -
                                                            12:10 p.m.
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    32 Ave to Shaganappi Trail           South Curb Lane    8:55 a.m. -
                                                            12:15 p.m.
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    Shaganappi Tr to 3 Ave               West Curb Lane     8:55 a.m. -
                                                            12:20 p.m.
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    NORTHEAST
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    Location                             Type of Closure    Time Frame
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    4 St from Memorial Dr to 1 Ave       East Curb Lane     7:30 a.m. -
                                                            1:00 p.m.
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    1 Ave from 7A St to 10 St            Full Road          7:30 a.m. -
                                                            1:00 p.m.
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    7A St to Centre Ave                  Full Road          8:00 a.m. on May
                                                            29 - 2:00 p.m. on
                                                            May 30
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    Centre Ave from 7A St to 10 St       Full Road          8:00 a.m. -
                                                            2:00 p.m.
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    12 St to St Georges Drive            West Side          7:00 a.m. -
                                                            7:20 a.m.
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    Bypass over Memorial Drive to zoo    Full Road          7:00 a.m. - 7:20
     road                                                   a.m. & 9:00 a.m.-
                                                            10:00 a.m.
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SOURCE Scotiabank - Sponsorships & Donations

For further information: For further information: Lynn Cox, marketing Director, Scotiabank Calgary Marathon, (403) 264-2996, or cell (403) 863-8927, lynn@calgarymarathon.com


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