Toledo, Ohio — Mercy Health Glass City Marathon is notifying the community of the upcoming road closures to take place on Sunday, April 23, 2017 to accommodate the safety of the over 8,500 participants participating in its 41st running, the Owens Corning Half Marathon, YARK Subaru 5-Person Relay and Medical Mutual Glass City 5k.

Road Closures & Controlled Traffic in Toledo at Race start:
• Bancroft from Secor to University Hills — closed 4am¬ to 11:00am
• Bancroft from Secor to Indian River — 7am to 8am
• University Hills & Bancroft – closed from 6:45am to ¬11:00am
• Secor Road — Kenwood to Dorr — closed from 6:45am to ¬8:30am
• Secor Road — Kenwood to Valleston Pkwy — 6:45am to 11am
• Douglas Rd from East Rocket Drive to Dorr — closed from 7am to 7:30am
• Dorr St — westbound traffic closed from Douglas to Secor — 7am to 8am
• Cheltanham from Bancroft to Pelham — closed 6:45am to 7:30am
• Pelham from Secor to Cheltanham — closed 7am to 7:45am
• Brantford from Secor to Drummond — closed from 7am to 11:00am
• Drummond from Bancroft to Brantford — closed from 7am to 11:00am

Ottawa Hills, Some Roads Closed & Highly Congested, Bancroft Rd closed:
• Bancroft from Secor to University Parks Trail closed 6:15am to 11:00am
• Kenwood from Secor to Ottawa Hills HS closed from 7am to 8:15am
• Indian Rd from Secor to Talmadge will be closed from 7am to 8:45am
• Various Roads within Ottawa Hills from Talmadge to Exmoor, controlled traffic from 7am to ¬9:00am
• Talmadge between Indian and Bancroft — closed from 7am to 9:30am
• Exmoor in Ottawa Hills to the Main Entrance of Wildwood on Central will be congested, controlled traffic — avoid 7:15am to 9:00am
• Hasty Rd from Central to Brittany — lane restrictions — Southbound traffic only
• Central Ave from Reynolds to Corey Road — avoid 7:15am-¬12:30pm
• Reynolds to Exmoor — closed 7:30am to 9:30am

In Sylvania Road Closures and Very Congested with Controlled Traffic:
• King Rd between Sylvania and Brint — northbound closed 8:15 to ¬11:00am
• Intersection of Sylvania and King controlled traffic — avoid 8:15am to 11:00am
• Intersection of King and Brint controlled traffic avoid 8:00am to 11:00am
• Brint Rd from King to Brinthaven — eastbound traffic closed from 8:15 to 11am
• Vicksburg closed from 8:15am to 11am
• Olander Park and Tam-O-Shanter will be congested from 8:15am¬ to 11am
• Entrance to Olander — closed from 8:15am to ¬11am
• Sylvania Ave from Olander Park to Corey Rd — lane restrictions in place, avoid, 8:15 to ¬11:30am
• Sylvania Ave at McCord controlled traffic avoid 8:15am to ¬11:30am
• Sylvania Ave from McCord to Holland-Sylvania — closed from 8:15am to ¬11:30am

Heading Back Into Toledo, Corey Rd Closed, I-475 Corey Rd Exit Closed:
• Corey between Sylvania and Central – closed 8:15am to ¬12:30pm
• Corey exit from I-475 closed from 8:15am to ¬12:30pm
• Bancroft and University Parks Trail — cannot cross trail 7:45am to ¬12:30pm
• Richards at University Parks Trail — cannot cross trail 7:45am to ¬12:30pm

Spectators are encouraged to come out and cheer the runners along the race course. Ideal locations for spectator viewing include:

· Bancroft and Secor
· Indian and Evergreen
· Indian and Talmadge
· King and Sylvania
· Tam-O-Shanter, Sylvania
· Olander Park, Sylvania
· McCord and Holland Sylvania
· Richards and University Parks Trail

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The Mercy Health Glass City Marathon is brought to you by Mercy Health, Owens Corning, YARK Subaru, Medical Mutual, PNC, Cumulus, Buckeye Broadband/BCSN, Metro Parks Toledo Area, Dave's Running and Findley Davies and is hosted by The University of Toledo.

The Mercy Health Glass City Marathon is produced by the Toledo Roadrunners Club, a private 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that organizes several local running events and supports camaraderie through friends who share a lifestyle of fitness enthusiasm. For more information regarding additional Toledo Roadrunner events, please visit