Mercedes-Benz Marathon: Road closures, maps + more

Mercedes-Benz Marathon
Race weekend is here. (Mercedes-Benz Marathon)

The last Mercedes-Benz Marathon is this weekend with races on Saturday, February 11-Sunday, February 12. We’ve got all the deets including road closures, maps, where to watch and how it’s not too late to sign up.

Road closures

If you are planning on driving around Downtown Birmingham on Sunday, February 12, you may want to reconsider. From 7AM-1PM roads coinciding with the race courses will be closed to ensure the safety of participating runners. 

Check the maps below to see the exact routes for the races, but some streets include:

  • 1st Avenue South
  • 2nd Avenue South
  • 10th Avenue North
  • 16th Street North
  • 20th Street North
  • Clairmont Avenue South
  • Highland Avenue South
  • Park Place
  • Reverend Abraham Woods Jr Boulevard
  • Richard Arrington Boulevard North


Below are the maps of Mercedes-Benz Marathon races taking place this weekend. For an interactive map, click here.


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Double loop of the half marathon. (Screenshot)

Half marathon

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Kids marathon

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Where to watch

Want to cheer on the runners from the sidelines? Here are the top spots for spectators to watch according the Mercedes Marathon:

Still time to register

Mercedes-Benz Marathon
There is still time to sign up. (Mercedes-Benz Marathon / Facebook)

Wish you were part of the race? You can still sign up! Register for the 5K, half marathon, marathon and relay here.

  • Regions SuperHero 5K: Saturday, February 11, 8-9:30AM
  • Mercedes Marathon (26.2 miles): Sunday, February 12, 7AM-1PM
  • Mercedes Half Marathon (13.1 miles): Sunday, February 12, 7-11AM
  • Mercedes Marathon 5 Person Adult Relay: Sunday, February 12, 7AM-1PM
  • Mercedes Marathon 5 Person Middle/High School Relay: Sunday, February 12, 7AM-1PM

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Emma Johnston
Emma Johnston
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