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Road closures planned in Prince Edward County this Sunday for marathon

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Rolling road closures and traffic disruptions will occur in Prince Edward County on Sunday, Oct. 1 as a result of the County Marathon.

The road closures are managed by a specialized road race company and the Ontario Provincial Police. The closures are rolling, with roads reopening as the race progresses. In addition, major intersections are managed to keep traffic moving and allow vehicles through at regular intervals.

The following roads will be closed at the following times:

  • County Road 33 (Wellington to Bloomfield) — 8 am – 10 am
  • County Road 12 (Bloomfield to Sandbanks) — 8:45 am – 11 am
  • County Road 11 and County Road 10 (Sandbanks to Picton) — 9:30 am – 2 pm
  • Picton Main Street (Lake Street to Washburn Street) — 9:30 am – 2 pm

The race finish is at the Prince Edward Community Centre in Picton. Race participants will run along Picton Main Street, turning left onto Washburn Street, right onto Short Street, left onto Downes Avenue, right onto Queen Street, right onto Johnson Street, left onto Gladstone Street, and end at the Prince Edward Community Centre.

Drivers are encouraged to proceed with caution and avoid travelling in the vicinity of the race route if possible on Oct. 1

For more information, contact the County of Prince Edward at 613.476.2148 ext. 1023, 613.962.9108 ext. 1023, or

An overview of the entire County Marathon route. – Photo provided by Prince Edward County.
An overview of the County Marathon route in Picton. – Photo provided by Prince Edward County

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