Road closures for Columbus Marathon

Roads downtown will be closed for Sunday's Columbus Marathon. (Courtesy Columbus Marathon)

Starting Thursday, some roads in downtown Columbus will close for Sunday's 26.2-mile Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon.

Thursday, Long Street closed at 9:30 a.m. between Neil Avenue and Hocking Street.

Friday, all Nationwide parking lots will remain accessible. But, the following roads will close:

  • Long Street between Neil Avenue and Hocking Street (2 lanes only) will re-open from 6 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. for rush hour and then Long Street from Marconi to Hocking will close for the weekend at 9:30 a.m.
  • Spring Street will be closed from West Street to Hocking Street at 11 p.m.
  • Neil Avenue will be closed from Nationwide Boulevard to the combined Start/Finish Line at Long Street at 11 p.m.

Sunday, roads along the course will see partial or full closures during the marathon and the 13.1 mile half marathon. Spring Street, Long Street and Neil Avenue will open at 6 p.m.

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