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Roundup of Bluenose Marathon street closures

Thousands are gearing up for this weekend's 10th annual Bluenose Marathon and motorists are being advised of street closures.

Good portion of downtown will see street closures as 1000s race in 10th annual Bluenose

8,000 people took part in the 2012 Blue Nose Marathon in Halifax. (Paul Palmeter/CBC)

Thousands are gearing up for this weekend’s 10th annual Bluenose Marathon.

Race events kick off Saturday with the youth run. All other race events, the full marathon, half marathon, 10-kilometre race and five-kilometre race take place on Sunday.

More than 14,000 runners, walkers and volunteers are expected to participate in this year’s events.

Motorists are being advised street closures and parking bans in place both Saturday and Sunday.

Street Closures

Saturday, May 18
Full street closures

From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Brunswick Street

From 8 a.m. to 12 p.m Sackville Street

From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cogswell Street

Rolling street closures

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Carmichael Street (between Market & Grafton)

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Prince Street (between Market & Grafton)

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Market Street (between Sackville & Carmichael)

10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sackville Street (between South Park & Summer)

Sunday, May 19
Full Street Closures

5 a.m. to 4 p.m. Brunswick Street (between Duke & Sackville)

5 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sackville Street (between Brunswick & South Park)

6 a.m. to 11 a.m. Nantucket Ave., Dart. (between Wyse & Victoria)

6:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Macdonald Bridge

Rolling Street Closures

6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Brunswick Street (between Cogswell & Duke)

6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Market Street (between Sackville & Carmichael)

6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Carmichael Street (between Market & Grafton)

6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Prince Street (between Market & Grafton)

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cogswell Street (between 5 Corners & Brunswick)

8 a.m. to 9:10 a.m. Agricola Street (North Park to North)

8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Bell Road (South Park to Ahern)

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cogswell Street (between 5 Corners & Brunswick)

9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Wyse Road (west lane only: Thistle to Nantucket)

9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Barrington Street (west lane only: Devonshire & North)

Point Pleasant Park and Shubie Park area also part of the route on Sunday, but will remain open to the public. For full race route descriptions, and schedules, visit: www.BlueNoseMarathon.com

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