The Flying Pig Marathon takes place on Sunday, May 5, 2013.
Motorists are advised to plan ahead and avoid streets along the race route. Citizens are encouraged to watch the race and cheer for the runners at various points along the route.
On Sunday, May 5, 2013, beginning at 1 a.m. for staging, and at 5 a.m. on the course, and continuing until approximately 3 p.m., various city streets will be closed or have parking and traffic restrictions to allow for the 2013 Flying Pig Marathon. Race participants desiring nearby 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. The course will be opened to traffic as the race proceeds and the runners are clear.
The race course travels through various parts of Cincinnati, Mariemont, Fairfax, and Northern Kentucky. Traffic may be permitted in the opposite direction of the course when separated by cones. Crossing the course will be permitted with the assistance of a Police Officer or a race volunteer.
MORE INFORMATION, INCLUDING A MAP OF THE COURSE AND A PACE CHART, CAN BE FOUND AT THE WEB SITE:http://www.flyingpigmarathon.com
To allow for setup of the finish line, the following streets will be closed on Friday, May 3 at 7 a.m. until the race completion on Sunday, May 5:
The Little Kings Mile will send elite runners on a one mile course down Main Street in OTR to the finish line near The Banks on Joe Nuxhall Way. In order to accommodate this event, the following streets will close on Friday, May 3 at 6 p.m. (All streets will reopen by 9 p.m.):
At the following locations, traffic will be temporarily held as runners clear the intersection:
The following streets will be closed as needed, starting at 5 a.m. on Sunday May 5, 2013 (Crossings will be allowed with Police or volunteer assistance):
The Race proceeds into Mariemont and Fairfax, then returns on inbound US-50/Columbia Parkway.
The Half Marathon will follow the same course and turn back at Woodburn Avenue & Madison Road. The following streets will be closed as needed:
Both races finish on E Pete Rose Way between Broadway and Johnny Bench Way (Old Broadway) in front of US Bank Arena.