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The Woodlands Marathon Traffic Control Plan for Saturday, March 5

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Residents are urged to be aware of traffic reroutes and delays in certain areas of The Woodlands on Saturday, March 5, 2022, from 6:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., due to The Woodlands Marathon races.

Residents are advised to plan ahead and use alternate routes, as the streets along the race routes will have closures and contra-flow traffic to accommodate runners.  

Photo Credit: The Woodlands Marathon; 2022 Marathon Race Course
Photo Credit: The Woodlands Marathon; 2022 Half Marathon Race Course
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Photo Credit: The Woodlands Marathon; 2022 10K Race Course

WHAT TO EXPECT:

  • Traffic will be impacted from 6:30am-1:30pm
  • 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 Lake Woodlands Drive, expect delays.
  • Add 10-15 extra for your travel times.
  • Map your own drive route prior to race day.
  • Email or call with questions if you are unsure.

    NOTE: Eastbound Lake Woodlands Drive will have all lanes closed between 6:30am-11am from Kuykendahl to Grogan’s Mill.   Lake Woodlands westbound will have CONTRA-FLOW (Vehicles will be traveling east and west from Lake Front Circle to Cochran’s Crossing)

RECOMMENDED COMMUTE AND DRIVING PRACTICES DURING THE EVENT:

  • Only residential traffic is recommended through and around the racecourse during the hours of 6:30am and 1:30pm.
  • Travel routes that are OPEN:
    • Eastbound Research Forest Drive 8:45am (fully open)
    • Northbound Kuykendahl 9:20am (fully open)
    • Northbound/Southbound Gosling 1015am (fully open)
    • Lake Woodlands Drive (westbound – converted to contra-flow for eastbound traffic) 6:30am-11am
    • Woodlands Parkway Westbound On Ramp/Grogan’s Mill – 11:30am (fully open)

Businesses and neighborhoods will be accessible during the race.  

SUGGESTED TRAVEL PRACTICES ON RACE DAY

  • Expect 10 minute delays at intersections when crossing course.
  • 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.

For more information, including route maps, please visit The Woodlands Marathon website at http://thewoodlandsmarathon.com and click TRAFFIC GUIDE at the top of the page. Should you have any questions, please call 281.929.7490 or email admin@thewoodlandsmarathon.com.

Source: The Woodlands Township, The Woodlands Marathon

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