Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon & 1/2 to host 5K in City Park, announces 2017 street closures
New to the annual Humana Rock n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon & Half Marathon event in its 8th year is a 5K race in City Park taking place Saturday (Feb. 4). The following marathon, half marathon and 10K races will take place on Sunday (Feb. 5) and cause several road closures and detours in the area to be in effect, starting from 6 a.m. to about 3 p.m.
The 5K race in City Park will start at 7:15 a.m. at the Roosevelt Mall in City Park.
The Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon & 1/2 Marathon on Sunday will begin on Poydras Street near Lafayette Square at 7:30 a.m. and finish in City Park near Tad Gormley Stadium. The 10K will start earlier at 7:00 a.m. at St. Charles Street and South Maestri Street.
See here for a list provided by Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans of several road closures to be expected on Sunday and at the bottom of the page here for an interactive map of road closures that day throughout the city. The Waze app can also be downloaded to smart phones for free for point to point directions on race day.