Here's A Tour Of The U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials In Atlanta This Weekend

Info courtesy of Atlanta Track Club

Men's race starts at 12:08PM Saturday

Women's race starts 12:20PM Saturday

Downtown/Centennial Olympic Park Area from 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • Marietta Street from Ivan Allen Jr Blvd to Peachtree Street
  • Andrew Young International Blvd from Centennial Olympic Park Drive to Marietta Street

Peachtree Street from 7th Street to 14th Street from 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m,

  • North & Southbound traffic beginning at 9:00 a.m. and will remain closed until 3:30 p.m.

Main race loop – Full road closures from 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

  • Forsyth Street from Marietta Street to Peachtree Street
  • Walton Street from Peachtree Street to Forsyth Street
  • Peachtree Street from Forsyth to S. Rhodes Center/Peachtree Circle
  • Ralph McGill Blvd. from Peachtree Street to Piedmont Road
  • Piedmont Avenue to Baker-Highland Avenue
  • Highland Avenue from Piedmont Avenue to Jackson Blvd.
  • Jackson Blvd. from Highland Avenue to Edgewood Avenue
  • Edgewood Avenue from Jackson Street to Marietta Street

Lower race loop – Full road closures from 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

  • Piedmont Avenue to Capitol Avenue
  • Capitol Avenue SE from Piedmont Road to Fulton Street and 1 block south of Fulton
  • Martin Luther King Jr Drive SW to Centennial Olympic Park Drive
  • Centennial Olympic Park Drive from Martin Luther King Jr Drive SW to Andrew Young Intl Blvd

Interstate exit ramp closures from 11:00 am – 3:30 pm

  • I-85/75 northbound - 249B (Pine St/Peachtree Street)
  • I-85/75 northbound - 248B (Edgewood Ave)
  • I-20 westbound - 58A (Capitol Ave)

Additional notes:

  • No street parking permitted on the course route beginning at 8:00 a.m. on February 29. (No Parking signs/cones will be placed in these locations as a notification 48 hours (Thursday, February 27) prior to race day. Any vehicles on the course after 8:00 a.m. on February 29 will be towed.
  • Atlanta Streetcar will not be in service from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Downtown area hotels and businesses – vehicles can exit the downtown area via Ellis Street to access Freedom Parkway and the I-85/75 north and south connectors. Vehicles can enter downtown from the north via I-85/75 southbound exit 249A (Courtland Ave/Freedom Parkway) and can enter from the south via northbound exit 248C (International Blvd/SR 101/Freedom Pkwy).
  • Plan for significant traffic delays. Use MARTA if possible.

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