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Plan ahead: Road closures for the 2020 Little Rock Marathon weekend

In addition to the road closures along the course during races, there will also be closures occurring in the downtown area during the marathon.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The 2020 Little Rock Marathon is set to begin Saturday, February 29, finishing with the final race on Sunday, March 1.

In addition to the road closures along the course during races, there will also be closures occurring in the downtown area during the marathon.

Broadway Bridge SB Exit to Cantrell

  • Saturday: 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Sunday: 5 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Markham - Between Center & Cumberland

  • Saturday and Sunday: 5 a.m. to 2 p.m.

LaHarpe Blvd. - Between State & Cumberland

  • Friday at 9 a.m. until Sunday at 9 p.m.

Main St. - Between 2nd & Markham

  • Saturday and Sunday: 5 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cumberland NB at Rock

  • Saturday and Sunday: 4 a.m. to 9 a.m.

2nd Street at Rock

  • Saturday and Sunday: 5:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

2nd Street off-ramp from I-30

  • Saturday and Sunday: 4 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Closures will begin as early as 4 a.m. both Saturday and Sunday along the entire course prior to the race start. 

All road closures will be final at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 29 and at 6 a.m. on Sunday, March 1. Races will begin on Saturday at 7:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Races begin on Sunday at 6 a.m and 8 a.m.

Streets will reopen on a rolling basis, and is at the discretion of the Little Rock Police Department. 

All drivers are encouraged to adjust travel time and plan alternate routes within and around the race course.

Credit: Little Rock Marathon

Saturday, March 2

5K/10K Course 

  • 7:30 a.m.

Little Rockers Course 

  • 11 a.m.

Sunday, March 3

Marathon Early Start

  • 6 a.m.

Marathon/Half Marathon Course

  • 8 a.m.

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