Carlsbad Marathon, Some Roads Closed


The Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Marathon & Half Marathon will take place this Sunday, Jan. 20.

The following streets will be closed from approximately 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. on race day:

Marron Road between Monroe Street and Jefferson Street
Monroe Street from Carlsbad Village Drive to Marron Road
Jefferson Street between Marron Road and Laguna Drive
Laguna Drive between Jefferson Street and State Street
State Street between Laguna Drive and Carlsbad Boulevard
Carlsbad Boulevard all lanes between the Buena Vista Lagoon and La Costa Avenue
Palomar Airport Road between Carlsbad Boulevard and Avenida Encinas
Poinsettia Lane between Avenida Encinas and Carlsbad Boulevard

The following streets will be closed from approximately 5 a.m to 8 a.m.
Jefferson Street between Laguna Drive and Arbuckle Place

The City of Carlsbad Police Department and volunteers will assist cars that need to get in or out of closed or partially closed areas, when safety allows. Those who need to get in or out of the race area during the event can do so on a nearby street not affected by race-day closures.

More Info
The Carlsbad Marathon begins and ends at The Shoppes at Carlsbad shopping center. .
The marathon starts at 6:15 a.m., and the half-marathon begins at 7:45 a.m.
The Carlsbad Surf Sun Run 5k begins at 6:45 a.m.
More than 10,000 participants and 2,000 spectators are expected.

Even More Info

The race weekend includes a free Health & Lifestyle Expo on Friday, Jan. 18, from noon to 5 p.m., and Saturday, Jan. 19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., under a tent at the Shoppes at Carlsbad shopping center parking lot where:
Vendors, interactive displays, free samples and bargains on apparel and equipment will be available
Participants will pick up their timing tags, bib numbers and T-shirts

The weekend also offers a one-mile, noncompetitive staged run/walk for kids at LEGOLAND on Saturday, Jan. 19, starting at 8 a.m.

Visit the event’s website at for detailed route maps and additional information.

Contact information
In Motion Inc., 760-692-2900 or


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