(FOX40.COM) — Several roads in the Sacramento area will be closed Sunday for the 40th annual California International Marathon.
A number of roads will be blocked along the marathon’s route which starts near Folsom Lake and ends at the Capitol building.
Friday, Dec. 1
According to the city, Capitol Mall will be closed between 8th and 9th Street starting at 8 a.m.
9th Street will close from N to L Streets starting at 2 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 2
The city also said that on Saturday, 8th Street and 10th Street will both be closed from N to L Streets starting at 6 a.m.
Sunday, Dec. 3
Closures for the earliest sections of the route along Folsom-Auburn Road starting around 3 a.m.
The estimated 10,000 races will turn onto Oak Avenue Parkway, sections of which will be closed from Folsom-Auburn Road to Fair Oaks Boulevard starting at 5:20 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.
The course then runs along Fair Oaks Boulevard until it crosses the American River, closing parts of the road starting around 7 a.m. until around 1 p.m. One minor exception will be the intersections where Fair Oaks Boulevard crosses California Avenue and Manzanita Avenue which will both close beginning at 6:15 a.m.
Runners will then turn onto J Street which will begin to close from the American River Bridge to Alhambra Boulevard around 8 a.m. until 1:45 p.m.
A comparatively small section of Alhambra Boulevard between J Street and L Street will also be shut down from 8 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.
L Street will then be closed from 8 a.m. until 2:05 p.m. for the last leg of the route that takes runners to the capitol.
An area around the capitol will also be closed from around 7 a.m. until 4 p.m.