These roads will be closed for Saturday’s Anthem Richmond Marathon

Richmond Marathon course map

RICHMOND, Va. — Runners will hit the streets of Richmond Saturday for the Anthem Richmond Marathon, with the American Family Fitness Half Marathon and HCA Virginia 8k. The first race, the HCA Virginia 8k, begins at 7 a.m. and the last race, the Anthem Richmond Marathon, ends at 3 p.m. For much of Saturday morning and afternoon, roads on the racecourse will be closed to traffic.

Here is a list of traffic changes you should know about.

  • The intersection of 5th & Tredegar Street will be closed starting at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 13 for Finish Line set up and construction
  • 5th Street will be closed from Broad St to Tredegar St starting 4 a.m.
  • Broad Street (both eastbound and westbound) between 5th and 11th Streets will be closed to traffic from 4 a.m. to 10a.m.
  • Westbound traffic will be detoured north onto 11th Street and west on Leigh Street.
  • Broad Street (both eastbound and westbound) between 5th Street and N. Boulevard will be closed from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m.
  • Eastbound traffic will be detoured north on Sheppard Street, east on Marshall Street, north on the Boulevard, east on Leigh Street, south on 10th Street, east on Marshall Street, south on 12th Street back to Broad Street.
  • Grace Street from Allen Ave. to 6th Street will be closed from 4 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • 3rd Street from Broad Street to Cary Street will be closed from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Mulberry Street between Broad St. and Monument Ave. will be closed from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. for the HCA Virginia 8K.
  • Grace Street will be closed between Boulevard and Allen Ave. from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. for the HCA Virginia 8K.
  • Lombardy Street between Brook Rd. and Monument Ave will be closed from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • North Boulevard northbound from Broad St. to Hermitage Rd. will be closed from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. for the American Family Fitness Half Marathon.
  • Hermitage Road northbound from Boulevard to Pope Ave will be closed from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. for the American Family Fitness Half Marathon.
  • Brookland Parkway both eastbound and westbound from Hermitage Rd. to Lamont St. will be closed from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. for the American Family Fitness Half Marathon
  • Bellevue Avenue from Hermitage Rd to Bryan Park entrance will be closed from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. for the American Family Fitness Half Marathon.
  • Monument Avenue westbound between Mulberry and Westmoreland will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
  • Westmoreland between Monument Ave and Grove Ave will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Grove Avenue westbound between Commonwealth and Maple will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Maple Avenue from Grove to Cary Street will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • The Huguenot Bridge will be closed to all traffic from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Northbound traffic on Huguenot Road will be detoured north from Huguenot Road onto Chippenham Parkway to the Willey Bridge.
  • Riverside Dr. will be closed from the Huguenot Bridge to Scottview Drive from 6 a.m. to Noon.
  • Forest Hill Ave. westbound from Roanoke St. to Hathaway Rd. will be closed from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Semmes Ave. Westbound from Cowardin Ave. to Roanoke St. will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to Noon
  • Belvidere Street northbound at Grace Street will be closed from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. The recommended detour will be east on Byrd Street to the Downtown Expressway eastbound to I-95 northbound.
  • West Main Street, from Belvidere to Boulevard will be closed from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Westbound traffic Main St will be detoured North on Belvidere, East on Franklin, and South on 1st Street to the Westbound Downtown Expressway.
  • Belvidere Street southbound between Broad and Grace Streets will be closed from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. The recommended detour for southbound Belvidere Street will be onto I-95 southbound just north of Leigh Street
  • The southbound exit ramp from the Powhite Parkway to Forest Hill Avenue and the northbound entrance ramp from westbound Forest Hill Avenue onto the Powhite Parkway will be closed to traffic from 8 a.m. until approximately 11 a.m.
  • There will also be numerous and frequent lane closures along the Marathon, Half Marathon & 8k routes, including closures on: Broad Street, North Boulevard, Monument Avenue, Grove Avenue, Maple Avenue, Cary Street Road, River Road, Scottview Drive, Forest Hill Avenue, Semmes Avenue, the Lee Bridge, Belvidere Street, West Main Street, Hermitage Road, Fauqier Avenue, Brook Road. Motorists are advised to use extreme caution when entering these roadways or making turns across the runners’ paths along these roadways.