LIVESTRONG Austin Marathon – Possible Travel Delays

Dear Trinity United Methodist Church, 

On Sunday, February 17, 2013 the LIVESTRONG Austin Marathon and Half Marathon will take place on the streets of Austin.  An estimated 20,000 runners and 20,000 spectators will take part in the Marathon and Half Marathon and will benefit 26 local organizations through the “26 Miles for 26 Charities” program for the sixth year.

The race will begin at 7:00am on N. Congress Ave near 16th Street and conclude with a post race area located between 4th and 11th street on historic Congress Ave. Runners will be on the roads in various parts of the city until 2pm. “Rolling road closures” will be in effect, reopening after the runners have passed. 

The route utilizes Congress Ave., South 1st St., Cesar Chavez St., Winsted Ln., Enfield Rd., Exposition Blvd., 35th St., Bull Creek Rd., Shoal Creek Blvd., Great Northern Blvd., Foster Ln., Arroyo Seco, Woodrow Ave., 51st St., Duval St., MLK,  San Jacinto Blvd. and other local roads. 

Sunday, February 17th, road closures and traffic detours include:

  • Southbound Duval St. between San Jacinto Blvd. and 51st St. will be closed to traffic. Northbound Duval will maintain vehicle traffic.
  • 51st St. will be closed to traffic between Duval St. and Guadalupe St.
  • 35th St. between Exposition and Jackson will be reduced to one lane in each direction; the south bound ramp from Mopac at 35th St. will be closed.

The signalized intersections will be staffed by the Austin Police Department and will allow traffic to cross before and after the runners arrive.   

If you have any further questions please visit to see detailed course information or email us at 


Ari Witkin,
Conley Sports, LLC

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