Running of the Elk Traffic Advisory

Traffic Advisory: Running of the Elk Half Marathon

Posted: 04/01/2019

Runners, joggers and walkers will take to the streets of Elk Grove on Sunday, April 7 for the 8th Annual Kaiser Permanente Running of the Elk Half Marathon.

The race start and finish line returns to Long Leaf Drive, situated midway between Laguna and Elk Grove Boulevards. Race activities begin at 7:30 am at 8260 Longleaf Drive. Proceeds from the event benefit the Elk Grove Youth Sports Foundation (EGYSF), an Elk Grove non-profit organization created to ensure that all Elk Grove children have an equal opportunity to be involved in sports.

A traffic plan has been created and road closures and detours will be in effect from 6:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Here are the road closures for the April 7th event:

  • Long Leaf Drive, the start, finish and festival area, will be closed beginning Saturday, April 6.
  • Laguna Springs Drive will be closed to through traffic from 7:00- 11:00 am
  • Elk Grove Blvd between Big Horn and Auto Center Drive will be closed from 7:00-9:00 am
  • The entire Auto Center Drive area will be closed from 7:00-9:00 am
  • West Stockton Blvd between Laguna Grove Drive and Kyler Road will be closed from 7:00-9:00 am
  • Colton Avenue between Elk Grove Blvd. and Orton Street will be closed from 7:00-10:30 a.m. Local residents will be allowed access via escort, but should expect delays.
  • Elk Grove Florin Road between Bond Road and Elk Grove Blvd will be closed from 7:00-10:30 am. Local residents will be allowed access via escort, but should expect delays. One westbound lane of Elk Grove Blvd will be blocked with the speed limit reduced to 25 mph between Elk Grove Florin Road and the creek trail before Emerald Oak Drive.  Residents will be allowed access via Williamson Drive, but should expect delays.

For details about the course or registration opportunities, visit http://www.runningoftheelkhalf.com. For questions or concerns before or during the event, please contact the Race Director, Teresa Rodriguez at 916.606.3905.

2019 Course Map
ROTE 19 Route Map

Permit #: SUP 19-01404

#          #          #


© 2019 City of Elk Grove | All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy