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Traffic info for Marine Corps Half this weekend

by | May 15, 2023 | Sports

 

The Marine Corps Marathon Organization (MCMO) reminds the public that the Marine Corps Historic Half Events will be running live and in-person this Sunday in Fredericksburg causing some road closures and delays. Over 5,000 runners will begin running either the Marine Corps Historic Half (13.1 miles), Semper 5ive (5 miles) or Devil Dog Double (18.1 miles) at 6:00 a.m., with the last participant estimated to finish around 10:00 a.m. Significant delays should be expected between 4:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. on event day.

Road Closures and Time:
There will be a large number of temporary and rolling road closures throughout the city of Fredericksburg on Sunday:

  • 0400 – 1230      N/B Carl D Silver Parkway from Fall Hill Avenue to Gordon W Shelton Drive
  • 0400 – 1030     N/B Carl D Silver Parkway from Gordon W Shelton Drive to Hospitality Lane
  • 0400 – 0915     Gordon W. Shelton Drive from Carl D. Silver Parkway to Celebrate Virginia (No entrance until 1030)
  • 0400 – 0915     S/B Carl D Silver Parkway from Hospitality Lane to Bragg Road
  • 0430 – 0830     Washington Avenue from Fall Hill Avenue to Bunker Hill
  • 0530 – 0630      Germania Avenue from Fall Hill Avenue to Caroline Street
  • 0600 – 0620     Princess Anne at Germania Street
  • 0430 – 0930     S/B Carl D. Silver from Hospitality Lane to Fall Hill Avenue
  • 0530 – 0935      S/B Carl D Silver from Fall Hill Avenue to Cowan Blvd
  • 0530 – 1030     N/B Carl D. Silver Parkway from Cowan Blvd to Fall Hill Blvd
  • 0530 – 0715      E/B Cowan Blvd from Hospital Drive to Keeneland Road
  • 0530 – 0955      E/B Cowan Blvd from Carl D Silver Parkway to Hospital Drive
  • 0530 – 0730     Woodland, Keeneland and Westwood Roads from Cowan Blvd to Route 3
  • 0500 – 0745     W/B Route 3 from Westwood Road to William Street
  • 0530 – 0900      William Street from Route 3 to Sophia Street
  • 0500 – 0745     Rt 1 South exit Ramp to Rt 3 West
  • 0500 – 0745     Rt 1 North exit ramp to Rt 3 West
  • 0530 – 0800     Sunken Road from William Street to Fitzhugh Street
  • 0530 – 0805     Fitzhugh Street from Sunken Road to Franklin Street
  • 0530 – 0805     Franklin Street from Fitzhugh to Madison Street
  • 0530 – 0805     Madison Street from Franklin Street to Littlepage Street
  • 0530 – 0805     Littlepage Street from Madison Street to Grove Avenue
  • 0530 – 0805     Grove Avenue from Littlepage Street to Kenmore Avenue
  • 0530 – 0815     Kenmore Avenue from Grove Avenue to William Street
  • 0530 – 0825     Mary Ball from Kenmore Avenue to Washington Avenue
  • 0830 – 0825     Cornell Street from Kenmore Avenue to Washington Avenue
  • 0530 – 0825     S/B Washington Avenue from William Street to Maury Street
  • 0530 – 0830     Washington Avenue from Maury to Fall Hill
  • 0530 – 0840     Maury Street from Washington Avenue to Fall Hill Avenue
  • 0530 – 0840      Stuart Street from Washington to Fall Hill
  • 0530 – 0835      Pelham from Washington to Fall Hill
  • 0530 – 0835     Virginia Avenue from Washington to Fall Hill
  • 0530 – 0835     Bunker Hill from Washington to Fall Hill
  • 0530 – 0845     Fall Hill Avenue from Washington Avenue to Prince Edward Street
  • 0530 – 0850     Prince Edward Street from Canal Road to William Street
  • 0530 – 0855     Princess Anne Street from Amelia Street to Charlotte Street
  • 0530 – 0855     Charlotte Street from Princess Anne Street to Caroline Street
  • 0530 – 0900      Caroline Street from Wolf Street to Lewis Street
  • 0530 – 0915     Caroline Street from Hawke Street to Van Buren Street
  • 0530 – 0900     Amelia Street from Caroline Avenue to Sophia Street
  • 0530 – 0905     Sophia Street from William Street to Pitt Street
  • 0530 – 0905     Pitt Street from Sophia Street to Caroline Street
  • 0530 – 0930     Riverside Drive from Caroline Street to Fall Hill Avenue
  • 0530 – 0945      Fall Hill Avenue from Woodford to Mary Washington Blvd
  • 0530 – 0945     Mary Washington Blvd from Sam Perry to Fall Hill
  • 0530 – 0955     Hospital Drive from Mary Washington Blvd to Cowan Blvd
  • 0530 – 0955      Care Way from Hospital Drive to Hospital Drive
  • 0530 – 1110      W/B Cowan Blvd from Hospital Drive to Carl D. Silver Parkway

 

Parking and Shuttle Information:
All participants and spectators should park in the Central Park Shopping Complex on Sunday morning and walk to the Historic Half start line on Carl D. Silver Parkway near the intersection with Gordon W. Shelton Drive.

Semper 5ive participants will park in the Central Park Shopping Complex and catch a free shuttle to the Semper 5ive start line located at James Monroe High School. The shuttles will pick up runners on Hospitality Lane, near the Hilton Garden Inn. The first bus will depart at 4:00 a.m., with the last one leaving at 5:15 a.m. Any spectators who accompany their runner to James Monroe High School will be responsible for finding transportation back to the finish area.

A very limited number of entries remain for all three Marine Corps Historic Half events. Interested runners can register at marinemarathon.com until Saturday, May 20.

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