Traffic Advisory – BMW Dallas Marathon Weekend – December 10 – 11, 2016

On Saturday, December 10, 2016  from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., the Oncor Mayor’s Race 5K & Fun Run will take place in downtown Dallas starting and finishing at The Reunion Lawn.  

The City of Dallas has approved the following road closures for the 5K and 1-mile fun run. 

  • PRE-EVENT SET UP: The following streets will be closed from 8:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Reunion Blvd E. from Hotel St. to Market St. and both Houston St. and Jefferson St. Viaducts from Young St. to Colorado Blvd. E
  • 1-mile Fun Run (Starts at 9:00 a.m.): East on the Reunion Blvd. E, south on Houston St. and participants will U-Turn on the Houston St. Viaduct, west on Young St. (one lane) to Reunion Blvd. E. and finish east of Sports St.
  • 5K (Starts at 9:30 a.m.): East on the Reunion Blvd. E, south on Houston St., left on Marsalis Ave., U-turn on Marsalis Ave. at Addison St., over the Jefferson Blvd. Viaduct through to Market St., west on Young St. (one lane) to Reunion Blvd. E and finish east of Sports St.  5k

On Sunday, December 11, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., The Dallas Marathon will take place in downtown Dallas.

The City of Dallas has approved the following road closures for the marathon and half marathon race. 

  • PRE-EVENT SET UP:

Thursday, December 8 at 7:00 p.m. – Friday, December 9 at 7:00 p.m.

o   East and West meter lanes of Young St. from Griffin St. to Marilla St.

Friday, December 9 at 7:00 p.m. – Monday, December 12 at 6:00 a.m.

o   Young St. from Griffin St. to Marilla St.

Saturday, December 10 at 4:30 a.m. – Sunday, December 11 at 6:00 p.m.

o   Griffin St. from Ceremonial to Wood St., Young from Griffin to Lamar, Lamar (curb lanes) from Jackson to Ceremonial, Young (curb lanes) from Lamar to Omni entrance, Wood from Lamar to Market; Jackson (south curb lane) from Lamar to Market, Austin from Wood to Jackson; Marilla from Akard to Young

Sunday, December 11 at 4:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

o   Lamar from Wood to Memorial and Young from Lamar to the entrance of the Omni

Sunday, December 11 from 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Limited cross traffic allowed prior to start)

o   Young St. from Market St. to Lamar St.; Young St. from Field St. to Cesar Chaves Blvd.; Field St. from Wood St. to Young St.; Marilla St. from Young to Akard St.; Akard St. from Wood St. to Canton St.; Ervay St. Wood St. to Marilla St.; St. Paul St. from Wood St. to Marilla St.; Park Ave. from Marilla St. to dead end; Evergreen St. from Young St. to Marilla St.; Harwood St. from Wood St. to Cadiz St.; Pearl St. from Wood St. to Cadiz St.

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The Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon and Marathon Relay will start at 8:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 11, 2016. dallas-marathonA comprehensive traffic plan has been developed by the Dallas Police Department in conjunction with the race organizers in an effort to minimize traffic interruptions.  The Dallas Police Department will work traffic through the route as necessary and roads will reopen as the race passes each intersection.    

For more information regarding the event please visit https://www.bmwdallasmarathon.com/

Should you have any questions, please contact the Office of Special Events at specialevents@dallascityhall.com or 214-939-2701.