Med City Marathon race weekend kicks off Saturday

(ABC 6 News) – Runners are getting ready to hit the pavement this weekend for the Med City Marathon.

The two-day event is packed full of events including a Boston qualifying marathon, half marathon, 5K race, 5K corporate and community team race, and kids races. The entire community is open to attend and cheer on racers.

The 26th Annual Med City full marathon begins at 7 a.m. on Sunday.

The Med City Marathon & 5k will have the following traffic impacts on May 28-29, 2022:

  • Civic Center Drive from E Center Street to 2 Street SE will be fully closed
  • 1 Street SE from Civic Center Drive to 1 Avenue SE will be fully closed
  • Northbound 3 Avenue SE will be shifted to allow only left-hand turns onto 2 Street SE
  • Northbound turn lanes off 2 Street SE will be closed

The Rochester Police Department will coordinate traffic control as needed in other areas.

For a full list of events, races and course maps, click here.