Road Closures & Delays

Parking & Street Closures

Race Day Parking

With a lot of parking spaces and lots around Salem,  there is plenty of parking available on race day.  One of the best things about Salem...Free Parking!
Here is a partial listing of the parking lots open for race day. Please remember to arrive early due to adjustments in traffic patterns:

  • Salem Baptist Church: 103 N. Broad St.*
  • Roanoke College: 201 N. Market St. (Please stay off the grass)*
  • Roanoke College Commuter Lot: Perry Dr.
  • South Colorado & East Calhoun
  • Moyer Sports Complex:1000 Union St. (Located 1 mile from the Farmer's Market)*
  • Longwood Park: 601 E. Main St.
  • *Road closures - get here early

On Street Parking: Union St. (100-500 block), Chapman St. (0-200 & 500 block), White Oak St., S. Broad St. (200-400 Block), S. Market St. (200-500 block)

***On street parking that is located on the race route will not be available. 

Street Closures & Delays

Since the race will be taking place in the streets of Salem, we want to update everyone on the street closures and delays so you are able to make adjustments in your schedules if you need to get out. These are approximate street closing times. Streets will open as soon as the last runner clears the road. 

  1. West Main Street (from 4th street to College Ave): 5 a.m. until 1 p.m.
    1. West Main Street to Union Street will open at 10 a.m. & diverted south on Union Street
  2. Clay Street (from Academy to Market Street): 5 a.m. until 10 a.m.
  3. North Broad (from Clay Street to Main Street): 5 a.m. until 1 p.m.
  4. North College: 7:30 - 9 a.m.
  5. High Street: 7:30 - 9 a.m.
  6. Hawthorne Road: 7:30 - 9 a.m.
  7. North Market Street: 7:30 - 9 a.m.
  8. Academy Street: (Closed from Main to Morton): 7:30 - 9 a.m.
  9. Morton Ave: 7:30 - 9 a.m.
  10. Red Lane: 7:30 - 9:15 a.m.
  11. Colorado Street (Roanoke Blvd. to 4th St.): 7:30 - 10 a.m.
    1. Shanks Crossing: 7:30 - 10 a.m.
  12. ​Traffic traveling south on Thompson Memorial will be diverted east onto East Main Street from 8am - 11am and detoured right onto Lynchburg Turnpike, right on Texas Street and left onto 4th Street. 

***There will be several no parking signs on the roads throughout the race course.