ST. PETERSBURG — More than 10,000 runners and walkers plus thousands of spectators will take to the streets of St. Petersburg Sunday morning for the Rock 'n Roll St. Pete Half Marathon.
Organizers urge travelers to plan ahead for the event, which will necessitate road closures from 6 a.m. to noon throughout downtown.
The closures include streets on and near the marathon course, which begins in the parking lot of Tropicana Field and winds through downtown before heading north into the Old Northeast neighborhood.
Streets along the course, which will be subject to closures while the marathon is ongoing, include the following:
• Central Avenue between 29th Street and Bayshore Drive
• Third and Fourth Streets South from Central Avenue to 21st Avenue
• Bayshore Drive NE
• Bayshore Drive SE
• Beach Drive NE
• Coffee Pot Boulevard NE
• Snell Isle Boulevard NE
• North Shore Drive NE
For a complete list of road closures and a map of the marathon course, visit runrocknroll.competitor.com/st-petersburg and click "Course Information."