Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Road Closure Info

Give yourself extra time on Sunday

October 19, 2012 | 2 min reading time

 More than 16,000 runners will take to City streets for the TASK Rock 'n' Roll Marathon and 1/2 Marathon on Sunday, Oct. 21.  The race starts at 7 a.m. on Market Street just west of Tucker Boulevard in beautiful Downtown St. Louis.  The 13.1 mile and 26.2 miles courses will highlight many of St. Louis' scenic neighborhoods, historic areas, and beautiful parks and tree-lined streets.  Most road closures will be in effect from 6 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. on Sunday.

Road closures include:

  • Tower Grove Avenue from Manchester Avenue to Magnolia Avenue
  • Magnolia Avenue from Tower Grove Avenue to South Grand Boulevard
  • Russell Boulevard from South Grand Boulevard to Mississippi Avenue
  • Market Street from 18th Street to Compton Avenue
  • Forest Park Avenue from Compton Avenue to Kingshighway Boulevard
  • Truman Parkway/18th Street from Park Avenue to Chestnut Street
  • I-64 off ramps 39B Market and 39A Market Street/21st Street
  • Southbound Grand Boulevard between Laclede Avenue and Chouteau Avenue
For more information about the marathon, visit the website at

Rams fans should give themselves extra time to get to the game and be aware of the following recommendations:

Fans should not use the Jefferson Avenue exit from I-64; no northbound travel will be allowed.

Fans are encouraged to use the 11th and 6th Street exits from I-64 East and the Stadium/Tucker Exit from I-64 West.

Fans are encouraged to use all Downtown exits from I-70.

Most roads in the immediate vicinity of the Edward Jones Dome will reopen by 8:30 a.m.

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