Road Closure Notice - More than 9,000 runners to cross the finish line at the Scotiabank Calgary Marathon on Sunday, May 29

Road closures in effect from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 29

CALGARY, May 26, 2011 /CNW/ - Canada's oldest Marathon, the Scotiabank Calgary Marathon gets underway this Sunday, May 29th at 7:00 a.m.  If you aren't running, then come out and cheer on more than 9,000 runners participating and fundraising for 30 local charities in the Scotiabank Group Charity Challenge.  Spectators will be celebrating in true Calgary spirit as they watch elite and celebrity athletes cross the finish line and helping community causes raise more than $275,000 collectively.

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. For a complete list of closures, see below.

Race Route Road Closures:

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

 

SOURCE Scotiabank - Sponsorships

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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