Cincinnati Half Marathon

Cincinnati Half Marathon

Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013

The Cincinnati Half Marathon will be run on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013. The race will be run on various streets downtown with the route continuing out and back on Riverside Drive.

In order to accommodate this event, the following streets will close at 7 a.m. (except where different times are listed):

  • E. Pete Rose Way - closed between Eggleston Avenue and Mehring Way (closes at 6:30 a.m.)
  • Mehring Way - closed between Freeman Avenue and E Pete Rose Way
  • W. Pete Rose Way - east bound only closed between Gest Street and Central Avenue
  • Gest Street - southbound closed between Third Street and Mehring Way
  • E. Pete Rose Way - closed between Eggleston Avenue and Broadway
  • Central Avenue - southbound closed between Third Street and Mehring Way
  • Joe Nuxhall Way - closed between Mehring Way and Second Street
  • Second Street - closed east of Elm Street
  • Elm Street - closed between Second Street and Mehring Way
  • Race Street - one lane only open between Fifth Street and Third Street
  • Fifth Street - closed between Elm Street and Broadway
  • Sentinel Street - closed between Fifth Street and Eggleston Avenue
  • Eggleston Avenue - southbound closed between Reedy Street and E. Pete Rose Way
  • Riverside Drive - eastbound only closed between Eggleston Avenue and Delta Avenue

Streets will reopen soon after runners pass through. All streets will reopen by 11:30 a.m. Even though Fifth Street will be closed, there will be crossing points at all north/south bound streets along Fifth Street. Motorists should expect delays while waiting for runners to clear these intersections.

Drivers are encouraged to use caution when approaching the event site and are reminded to use alternate routes around the area.