Sunday, May 3, 2009
flying pig marathon
flying pig marathon
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The Flying Pig Marathon is set for its 11th edition Sunday May 3 and the City of Cincinnati is advising drivers to plan ahead and avoid streets along the race route.
Race participants desiring near-by parking are advised to arrive early, before the streets close, to ensure there is plenty of time to park and to get to the starting line of the race.
Spectators are encouraged to watch the race and cheer for the runners at various points along the route.
The race course travels through various parts of Cincinnati, Mariemont, Fairfax, and Northern Kentucky, with a number of streets closed or open with restrictions to make way for the runners.
The course will be opened to traffic as the race proceeds and the runners are clear.
To allow for setup of the finish line, the following street has been closed since Friday morning and will remain closed until the race completion on Sunday May 3:
E Pete Rose Way - from Broadway to Old Broadway. One southbound lane of Old Broadway will be maintained coming off Ramp LL from Second Street.
A detour will be in place directing motorists back to E Pete Rose Way.
To allow for the staging and start of the race, the following street will be closed beginning at 2:30 AM on Sunday May 3, 2009:
Mehring Way - from Central Avenue to E Pete Rose Way
The following streets will be closed as needed, starting at 5:00 AM on Sunday May 3, 2009. Crossings will be allowed with Police or volunteer assistance:
Main Street - from Mehring Way to Third Street Third Street - from Main Street to Broadway
Broadway - from Taylor Southgate Bridge to Third Street
Taylor Southgate Bridge- from Kentucky to Ohio
York Street from Taylor Southgate Bridge to 4th Street
4th Street from York Street to Covington city limit
4th Street from Newport city limit to Main Street
Main Street from 4th Street to Clay Wade Bailey Bridge
Clay Wade Bailey Bridge- from Kentucky to Ohio
Third Street - from Gest Street to the Clay Wade Bailey Bridge
Linn Street - from West Eighth Street to Third Street (Westbound/Northbound)
West Eighth Street - from Linn Street to Seventh Street (Eastbound)
Seventh Street - from Central Avenue to Gilbert Avenue (Vehicles from the garage at Seventh and Broadway will be permitted to exit at Seventh Street and continue across Broadway to E Seventh St)
Central Avenue - from Seventh Street to Sixth Street
Plum Street - from Eighth Street to Seventh Street
Elm Street - from Sixth Street to Seventh Street
Race Street - from Garfield Place to Seventh Street
Vine Street - from Sixth Street to Seventh Street
Walnut Street - from Eighth Street to Seventh Street
Main Street - from Sixth Street to Seventh Street
Sycamore Street - from Eighth Street to Seventh Street
Broadway - from Sixth Street to Seventh Street
Gilbert Avenue - from Seventh Street to Elsinore Place (Northbound)
Gilbert Avenue - from Elsinore Place to Eden Park Drive
Eden Park Drive - from Gilbert Avenue to Victory Parkway
Lake Drive - from Eden Park Drive to Eden Park Drive
Victory Parkway - from Eden Park Drive to McMillan Avenue (Northbound)
McMillan Avenue - from Victory Parkway to Woodburn Avenue
Woodburn Avenue - from McMillan Avenue to Madison Road
Madison Road - from Woodburn Avenue to Erie Avenue (Eastbound) .