The 19th annual County Marathon returns on Sunday, October 2, which will result in rolling road closures in several areas.
The road closures are managed by a specialized road race company and the Ontario Provincial Police. The closures are rolling, allowing roads to reopen as the race progresses. In addition, major intersections are managed to keep traffic moving and allow vehicles through at regular intervals.
The followings roads will be closed at these times:
- County Road 33 (Wellington to Bloomfield) — 8 am – 10 am
- County Road 12 (Bloomfield to Sandbanks) — 8:45 am – 11 am
- County Road 11 and County Road 10 (Sandbanks to Picton) — 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
- Picton Main Street (Lake Street to Washburn Street) — 9:30 am – 2 pm
Click here to see an overview of the entire race route
Due to the Picton Main Street reconstruction project, the race will follow a new route through town:
From Picton Main Street, runners will turn left onto Washburn Street, right onto Short Street, left onto Downes Avenue, right onto Queen Street, right onto Johnson Street, left onto Gladstone Street, ending at the Picton Fairgrounds. Click here to view a map of the race route and alternate detour routes around the race in Picton.
Drivers are encouraged to proceed with caution and avoid travelling in the vicinity of the race route if possible on October 2.
For more information, contact the County of Prince Edward at 613.476.2148 ext. 1023, 613.962.9108 ext. 1023, or firstname.lastname@example.org.