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Raleigh City of Oaks Marathon to cause road closures

Posted October 30, 2013
Updated November 1, 2013

Runners make their way down Hillsborough Street in the middle of the Sony Ericsson City of Oaks Marathon and the Rex Healthcare Half Marathon, held simultaneously on Sunday, Nov. 2, 2012, in Raleigh.
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— Thousands are expected to participate in the City of Oaks Marathon on Sunday. With such a big event going on, there will be some street closures to contend with. 

City of Oaks Marathon, Nov. 4, 2007 Runners take over Raleigh roads

City of Oaks Marathon course maps are available on the race website.

Here's a listing of the street closures and their approximate times: 

  • Hillsborough Street closed from Pullen to Ashe: 7 - 7:15 a.m.
  • Ashe Avenue from Hillsborough to Western: 7-7:30 a.m.
  • Western Boulevard from Ashe to Dawson (both directions): 7- 7:30 a.m.
  • Boylan Avenue from Western to Morgan: 7-7:45 a.m.
  • Morgan Street from Boylan Street to Wilmington Street: 7-8 a.m.
  • Capital Boulevard southbound at Peace Stree exit: 7-8:15 a.m.
  • Dawson Street from Lane Street to Martin Street: 7- 8:15 a.m.
  • McDowell Street from Davie to Hillsborough Street: 7-8:15 a.m.
  • Wilmington Street from Morgan to Peace: 7:15-8 a.m.
  • Salisbury from Peace to Morgan: 7:15-8:15 a.m.
  • Edenton Street from Wilmington Street to Hillsborough Street merge: 7:15-8:20 a.m.
  • Hillsborough Street closed from Glenwood to Salisbury - 7- 8:15 a.m.
  • Glenwood Avenue from Peace to Hillsborough Street: 7:10-8:30 a.m.
  • Peace Street from Glenwood to merge with Clark: 7:15-8:45 a.m.
  • Clark Street closed from Oberlin to Brooks: 7:15-9 a.m.
  • Oberlin from Cameron to Hillsborough: 7:20-9 a.m.
  • Brooks from Wade to Hillsborough: 7:30-9:30 a.m.
  • Dixie Trail from Wade to Hillsborough: 7:30-9:30 a.m.
  • OBerry from Brooks to Dixie Trail: 7:30-9:25 a.m.
  • Clark from Dixie Trail to Faircloth: 7:30-9:30 a.m.
  • Faircloth from Hillsborough to Brookwood Drive: 7:30-9:30 a.m.
  • Hillsborough St from Pullen to I-440 northbound ramp: 7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Gorman Street from Hillsborough to Faucette: 7:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
  • Horton at Lake Boone Trail – 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Blue Ridge from Homewood Banks to Crabtree Valley Ave. - 7:45 a.m. - noon
  • Crabtree Valley Ave from Blue Ridge to Homewood Banks – 7:45 a.m. - noon
  • North Hills Drive between Northbrook and Old Village Road – 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
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