Portland Marathon Road Closures

The Portland Marathon presented by OHSU will take place on Sunday, October 6, 2019 between 7 AM and 2 PM. Full marathon runners will complete a two-mile section of the race through the Lloyd neighborhood between 7:15 and 9:45 AM. Runners will enter Lloyd via the Broadway Bridge, run a clockwise loop around the Moda Center, and exit Lloyd over the Broadway Bridge.

It will NOT be possible to drive on, or drive across, any of the streets used for the race until the last runner has passed through the location. Vehicles will be turned away one block prior to reaching the race route.

Portland Marathon route through the Lloyd neighborhood.

Portland Marathon route through the Lloyd neighborhood.


The Broadway Bridge will be closed to all vehicles (including Portland Streetcar) from 7:15 - 9:45 AM. All westbound vehicles attempting to access the Broadway Bridge will not be able to travel west of N Benton Avenue from 7:15 - 9:45 AM.

All streets that are used for the race will be designated "No Parking" from 2:00 PM on Saturday, October 5th, to 2:00 PM on Sunday, October 6th. Within the Lloyd neighborhood, these streets are:

  • N Broadway between Broadway Bridge and N Benton Avenue

  • N Benton Avenue between N Broadway and N Winning Way

  • N Winning Way between N Larrabee Avenue and NE Wheeler Avenue

  • NE Wheeler Avenue between N Winning Way and NE Multnomah Street

  • N Larrabee Avenue between N Interstate Avenue and N Broadway

One-way streets that run into a street used for the race route will also be designated "No Parking" during the same time period. Residents and businesses whose driveways access the race route will NOT be able to pull their vehicles into or out of their driveways during the closures. If your driveway accesses the race route, please plan to park your vehicles on a nearby street that is not located on the race route.

Any vehicles parked on the street during the designated "No Parking" hours will be courtesy towed to the closest street that is not posted as "No Parking." If your car is towed, please call 503-823-0044.

If you plan to travel into or through any neighborhoods near the race route between 7 AM and 2 PM on Sunday, October 6, plan ahead and expect delays. Visit portlandmarathon.com/traffic to read detailed traffic control descriptions for each neighborhood.

To view an interactive map of the entire route, please visit portlandmarathon.com/courses.