Traffic alert: Publix GA Marathon in Decatur Sunday

Posted by Decaturish.com March 19, 2015
Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon. Photo from Facebook

Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon. Photo from Facebook

Decatur Police are warning about road closures and traffic delays on Sunday because of the Publix Georgia Marathon. The race will tie up Decatur roads between 7:15 and 11 a.m.

Here’s the list from Sgt. Jennifer Ross:

Decatur Road Closures:
  • West College Avenue from Park Place to East College Avenue and Commerce Drive
  • East Ponce de Leon Avenue from Commerce Drive to Clairemont Avenue
  • Clairemont Avenue from East/West Ponce de Leon Avenue to Commerce Drive
Decatur Lane Closures:
  • Commerce Drive from East College Avenue to East Ponce de Leon Avenue
  • Clairemont Avenue from Commerce Drive to North Decatur Road

Here’s the race course map and a more detailed list of road and lane closures around metro Atlanta and the times those are expected.

If you’re not driving and want to see the race, you can cheer on the runners. There are fixed cheering stations at Decatur West College Avenue & Mead Road, Fellini’s on Commerce Drive, and in front of the Old Courthouse on East Ponce de Leon Avenue.

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