If you’re running any of the events at the Glass City Marathon on April 24th, here is some information you’re going to want to look at!  It’s the parking map for race morning.  They have designated areas of parking for each event type to help the traffic flow at it’s best.  You can find out more details about this map here.


Also be aware of the following street closures:

Road Closures & Controlled Traffic in Toledo at Race start:

  • **Bancroft from Secor to University Hills — closed 4am­ to 11:00am
  • Bancroft from Secor to Indian River — 7am to 8am
  • University Hills & Bancroft – closed from 6:45am to ­11:00am
  • **Secor Road — Kenwood to Dorr — closed from 6:45am to ­8:30am
  • Kenwood to Valleston Pkwy — 6:45am to 11am
  • Douglas Rd from East Rocket Drive to Dorr — closed from 7am – 7:30am
  • **Dorr St — westbound traffic closed from Douglas to Secor — 7am to 8am
  • Cheltanham from Bancroft to Pelham — 6:45am to 7:30am
  • Pelham from Secor to Cheltanham — 7am to 7:45am
  • Brantford from Secor to Drummond — closed from 7am to 11:00am
  • Drummond from Bancroft to Brantford — closed from 7am to 11:00am

And for the spectators, you’ll need to be aware of these roads closing early, or being congested.  Stake out your spot early and enjoy the race!!

Ottawa Hills, Some Roads Closed & Highly Congested, Bancroft Rd closed:

  • Bancroft from Secor to University Parks Trail closed 6:15am to 11:00am
  • Kenwood from Secor to Ottawa Hills HS closed from 7 am to 8:15am
  • Indian Rd from Secor to Talmadge will be closed from 7am to 8:45am
  • Various Rds within Ottawa Hills from Talmadge to Exmoor, controlled traffic from 7am to ­9:00am
  • **Talmadge closed between Indian and Bancroft from 7am to 9:30am
  • **Exmoor in Ottawa Hills to the Main Entrance of Wildwood on Central will be congested Controlled traffic, avoid 7:15am to 9:00am
  • Hasty Rd from Central to Brittany — lane restrictions — Southbound traffic only
  • **Central Ave from Reynolds to Corey Road — avoid 7:15am-­12:30pm
  • Reynolds to Exmoor — closed 7:30am to 9:30am

In Sylvania, the Roads Will Be Open, But Very Congested with Controlled Traffic:

  • King Rd between Brint and Central Ave. controlled traffic, avoid 8:15 to ­11:00am
  • Intersection of Sylvania and King controlled traffic avoid 8:15am to 11:00am
  • Intersection of King and Brint controlled traffic avoid 8:00am to 11:00am
  • ** Brint Rd from King to Brinthaven — Eastbound traffic closed from 8:15 to 11am
  • Vicksburg closed from 8:15am to 11am
  • Olander Park and Tam O Shanter will be congested from 8:15am­ to 11am
  • Entrance to Olander will be closed from 8:15am to ­11am
  • Sylvania Avenue from Olander Park to Corey Rd, lane restrictions in place, avoid, 8:15 to ­11:30am
  • Sylvania Avenue and McCord controlled traffic avoid 8:15am to ­11:30am

Heading Back Into Toledo, Corey Rd Closed, I-475 Corey Rd Exit Closed:

  • **Corey between Sylvania and Central – closed 8:15am to ­12:30pm
  • **Corey exit from I-475 closed from 8:15am to ­12:30pm
  • **Bancroft and University Parks Trail — cannot cross trail 7:45am to ­12:30pm
  • **Richards at University Parks Trail — cannot cross trail 7:45am to ­12:30pm

** Please be aware road closures may change, so keep up to date by following Glass City Marathon on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!


Q:  Are you planning on carpooling to get to the Glass City Marathon events this year?

Totally!  Our neighborhood has a few relay teams so I’m hoping to catch a ride with someone!  Unless an official GCM Ambassador limo is going to take me, then I’ll give them all rides instead 🙂

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