Baltimore Running Festival Returns

Prepare for delays and traffic modifications.





The 20th anniversary of the Baltimore Marathon is returning this weekend downtown Saturday, October 9th.


The city is advising motorists of the temporary road closures, lane closures and parking restrictions for the event as approximately 10,000 people are expected to participate in this year’s even


The 26.2 mile marathon will kick off from Oriole Park at Camden Yards starting at 8:00 a.m. In conjunction with the marathon, the Carefirst Blue Cross Blue Shield Half Marathon will also be held, along with the Belcara Health 5K and the new Pandora 10K Race.



Residents and visitors in the city are encourages to plan ahead in case of major traffic delays. This includes using roadways north of 33rd Street, south of McComas Street, west of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and east of Highland Avenue.


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