Traffic Guide

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Click HERE for the 2017 Traffic Guide – Will Be Updated Friday, February 24th
EVENT – The Woodlands Marathon & Half Marathon
DATE – March 4, 2017
PHONE – 936-217-5079
EMAIL – admin@thewoodlandsmarathon.com

WHAT TO EXPECT:

  • Expect 45-1hr delays if you cross into the designated center area of the racecourse.
  • When leaving your neighborhood from inside the racecourse onto Flintridge, Research Forest Drive or Lake Woodlands Drive, expect 5-minute delays.

RECOMMENDED COMMUTE AND DRIVING PRACTICES DURING THE EVENT:

WHAT TO EXPECT:

  • Traffic will be impacted; PLAN AHEAD and USE ALTERNATE ROUTES around the race course.
  • Expect 15-30 minute delays if you cross into the designated center area of the racecourse.
  • When leaving your neighborhood from inside the racecourse onto Flintridge or Lake Woodlands Drive, expect delays.
  • Add 10-15 extra for your travel times.
  • Map your own course prior to race day.
  • Email or call with questions if you are unsure.

RECOMMENDED COMMUTE AND DRIVING PRACTICES DURING THE EVENT:

  • Only residential traffic is recommended through and around the racecourse during the hours of 630am and 130pm.
  • Travel routes that are OPEN:
      • Northbound
        • Kuykendahl 9:30 am-130pm
        • Woodloch Forest 7am-1130am
        • FM 2978 7am-130pm
        • I-45 7am-130pm
      • Southbound
        • Branch Crossing 7am-130pm,
        • Woodloch Forest 7am-1130am
        • FM 2978 7am-130pm
        • I-45 7am-130pm.
      • Westbound
        • Research Forest Drive 7am-130pm
        • I-45 7am-130pm
        • Lake Woodlands Drive (westbound) 7am-130pm
      • Eastbound
        • HWY 242 7am-130pm Open
        • Woodlands Parkway 7am-130pm Open

    Businesses and neighborhoods will be accessible during the race.  

NOTE: Eastbound Lake Woodlands Drive will have all lanes closed between 630am-10am from Kuykendahl to Lake Front Circle.   One lane will open for eastbound traffic approximately 10am.  

Lake Woodlands westbound will have contra flow. Vehicles will be traveling east and west from Lake Front Circle will be traveling both directions – east and west.

RUNNERS PACE CHART

This outlines the estimated timeframe runners will pass through each mile marker of the marathon and half marathon courses. Use this to give you an idea of when to avoid roads, when roads will re-open and creating your alternate route!

This outlines the estimated timeframe runners will pass through each mile marker of the marathon and half marathon courses. Use this to give you an idea of when to avoid roads, when roads will re-open and creating your alternate route!

SUGGESTED TRAVEL PRACTICES ON RACE DAY

  • Expect 5 minute delays at intersections.
  • Add 10-15 extra for your travel times.
  • Map your own course prior to race day.
  • Email or call with questions if you are unsure. 

NOTE: Eastbound Lake Woodlands Drive will have all lanes closed between 630am-10am from Kuykendahl to Lake Front Circle.   One lane will open for eastbound traffic approximately 10am.