2024 Broad Street Run: Road Closures, Detours & More

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2024 Broad Street Run is HERE! This year marks it's 45th year! It's all going doing this Sunday (cinco de mayo!). The 10 mile race goes form North Philly to The Navy Yard. Broad Street Run kicks off at 7:30a and the start time this Sunday is meant to accommodate access to the area for the Phillies game later that night.
40,000 runners & thousands of spectators will be alllll around philly this weekend! And as always, there will be a ton of road closures & detours!
(PS: Runners and spectators can text "RUNPHL" to 888777 to receive updates during the race). You can find more details at BroadStreetRun.com!

Check out the course details and road info below via PhillyVoice:

What is the race course? Where are the starting and finish lines?

The race begins on North Broad Street between Fisher and Somerville avenues, just south of the Central High School Field Grounds and Einstein Medical Center in North Philadelphia.

Runners will race down Broad Street to City Hall, where they will be diverted around the west side of the building before returning to Broad Street.

The finish line is at the traditional Navy Yard location this year. Last year, it been detoured to the Sports Complex.

At the finish line, runners will receive medals and refreshments. They can also meet up with family and friends there.

All clothes left on the ground near the stating line will be donated to Our Closet in Your Neighborhood, a project of the Jewish Family and Children's Service.

Runners can quickly get race results by visiting the Broad Street Run results page or by scanning the QR code on their bibs. All medals will be distributed at the rear of the runner refreshment tents at the Navy Yard.

What roads will be closed?

Phased road closures for the Broad Street Run begin at 2 a.m. Sunday. Roads will reopen as they are cleaned and serviced, and most roads are expected to reopen by noon. No parking is permitted on Broad Street on Sunday from 2 a.m. to noon between Olney Avenue and the Navy Yard.

Here is when specific roads will close:

• 4 a.m.: Broad Street from Olney Avenue to Windrim Avenue
• 7 a.m.: Broad Street from Windrim Avenue to Erie Avenue
• 7:45 a.m. Broad Street along the remainder of the course from Erie Avenue to the Navy Yard

The following off-ramps on I-76 will be closed Sunday, May 5, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• Westbound I-76, Exit 349 (Broad Street/Sports Complex) to 1300 Pollock St.
• Eastbound I-76, Exit 349 (Broad Street/Sports Complex) to 1400 Curtin St.

Additionally, the northbound and southbound I-95 ramps at Exit 17 will be closed from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Drivers are advised to use alternate routes, avoid the area around the race course and allow for extra driving time. Police will be on-site at the detours to assist motorists.

What SEPTA bus routes will be detoured?

SEPTA will provide detailed detour information for its service lines closer to the event.

Where can spectators watch? 

• The start area near Broad and Fisher streets
• North Broad Street along the Temple University campus
• North Broad Street at Callowhill near the Philadelphia police headquarters
• City Hall — West Side at Dilworth Plaza
• Broad and Walnut streets outside The Bellevue
• South Broad Street along the Avenue of the Arts
• South Broad Street at Carpenter (High School for the Creative and Performing Arts)
• South Broad Street at Jackson (South Philadelphia High School)
• South Broad Street at Bigler Street
• South Broad Street at Packer Avenue, one block from Chickie’s & Pete’s

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