Thousands of runners will storm through Provo this Saturday, May 2 for the Provo City Half Marathon. If you’re not running in the race, you may want take note of how it could impact traffic.
Runners will start their trek down the canyon at 7:00 am. Between 7:00 am and approximately 1:00 pm the outside southbound lane of University Avenue will be closed between the mouth of the Canyon and 200 North University Avenue. The downtown area between 200 North to 300 South and 100 West to 100 East will be closed for the finish line area until approximately 1:00 pm.
Motorists should expect significant delays traveling through Provo between 7:00 am until approximately 1:00 pm.
The map below outlines the race route but please watch especially for delays crossing University Avenue and in our Downtown area. Travelers attempting to cross University Avenue are encouraged to make plans to use 300 South to cross the City to avoid the road closures.