Road Closures for Sarasota Half Marathon on Sunday

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SARASOTA, Fla. – Thousands of runners and walkers will be participating in the Sarasota Half Marathon this Sunday. The run starts at 7am and will end around noon. The race begins at the Van Wezel, goes down Gulfstream Avenue and over the Ringling Bridge to St.Armands Circle. Participants then come back over the bridge and head north on U.S. 41 to the Ringling Museum and nearby neighborhood and will finish back at the Van Wezel.

Since runners will be sharing the roadway along the route, there will be temporary lane closures from 7am to noon on Sunday March 16th, 2014 at the following locations:

•Southbound - U.S. 41 from University Parkway to Gulfstream Ave

•Westbound - University Parkway to U.S. 41

•Gulfstream Avenue and John Ringling Blvd at U.S. 41

•Westbound - John Ringling from U.S. 41 to St. Armands Circle

•Eastbound - John Ringling from St. Armands Circle to Bayfront Drive (Starting at Golden Gate Point, both Westbound lanes closed to vehicle traffic; Westbound side of Ringling Causeway for racers - East/West traffic will be shared on eastbound lanes from Golden Gate Point to St. Armands Circle)