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Carlsbad Marathon, Some Roads Closed

The Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Marathon & Half Marathon will take place this Sunday, Jan. 20.

At a Glance 

The following streets will be closed from approximately 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. on race day:

  • Marron Road between Monroe Street and Jefferson Street
  • Monroe Street from Carlsbad Village Drive to Marron Road
  • Jefferson Street between Marron Road and Laguna Drive
  • Laguna Drive between Jefferson Street and State Street
  • State Street between Laguna Drive and Carlsbad Boulevard
  • Carlsbad Boulevard all lanes between the Buena Vista Lagoon and La Costa Avenue
  • Palomar Airport Road between Carlsbad Boulevard and Avenida Encinas
  • Poinsettia Lane between Avenida Encinas and Carlsbad Boulevard 

The following streets will be closed from approximately 5 a.m to 8 a.m. 

  • Jefferson Street between Laguna Drive and Arbuckle Place 

The City of Carlsbad Police Department and volunteers will assist cars that need to get in or out of closed or partially closed areas, when safety allows. Those who need to get in or out of the race area during the event can do so on a nearby street not affected by race-day closures. 

More Info 

  • The Carlsbad Marathon begins and ends at The Shoppes at Carlsbad shopping center.  .
  • The marathon starts at 6:15 a.m., and the half-marathon begins at 7:45 a.m.
  • The Carlsbad Surf Sun Run 5k begins at 6:45 a.m.
  • More than 10,000 participants and 2,000 spectators are expected. 

Even More Info

The race weekend includes a free Health & Lifestyle Expo on Friday, Jan. 18, from noon to 5 p.m., and Saturday, Jan. 19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., under a tent at the Shoppes at Carlsbad shopping center parking lot where: 

  • Vendors, interactive displays, free samples and bargains on apparel and equipment will be available
  • Participants will pick up their timing tags, bib numbers and T-shirts 

The weekend also offers a one-mile, noncompetitive staged run/walk for kids at LEGOLAND on Saturday, Jan. 19, starting at 8 a.m. 

Visit the event's website at www.carlsbadmarathon.com for detailed route maps and additional information. 

Contact information
In Motion Inc., 760-692-2900 or info@inmotionevents.com


January 15, 2019