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PUBLIC NOTICE: Banff road closures – June 16, 2024

ROAD CLOSURES AND POSSIBLE DELAYS SUNDAY, JUNE 16, 2024 RACE TIME 8:30 am - 3:30 pm The Banff Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K will take place on Sunday, June 16th.

ROAD CLOSURES AND POSSIBLE DELAYS SUNDAY, JUNE 16, 2024 RACE TIME 8:30 am - 3:30 pm The Banff Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K will take place on Sunday, June 16th. The focus of the event will be on community, inclusiveness, Park stewardship and sustainability. The Banff Marathon is partnering again with the YWCA Banff, where fundraising efforts will be put towards valuable services in the community. Participants will begin on Bow Ave and complete a loop out past Vermilion Lakes, along the Legacy Trail (west), and up the Bow Valley Parkway to a designated turn[1]around point that turns back and finishes in Central Park. The 10K run will take place early on Sunday and will consist of 2 loops in town utilizing some streets but is primarily on the river trails. The courses have been designed to have limited impacts on traffic in and around Banff. Please use alternative routes as signed, or allow time for delays during these periods. Your understanding and cooperation is greatly appreciated. FULL ROAD / TRAIL CLOSURES Time: 6:00 am - 12 noon ➢ Bow Ave from Buffalo St to Wolf St ➢ Buffalo St from Bear St to Bow Ave Time: 7:00 am - 3:30 pm ➢ Bow Valley Parkway from Trans-Canada Highway (easterly access) to Johnston Canyon Campground* ➢ Vermilion Lakes Road and Legacy Trail (west) from Vermilion Lakes Rd to the Bow Valley Parkway Time: 8:30 am - 9:15 am ➢ Buffalo St (Muskrat St to Surprise Corner) – Access to Banff Centre, Tunnel Mountain Dr via St. Julien Rd *Access to Johnston Canyon from Castle Junction SINGLE LANE/TRAIL RESTRICTIONS Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm ➢ Legacy Trail Connector from Norquay Rd to Vermilion Lakes Rd ➢ Bow River Trail (north side) from Central Park to Norquay Rd Time: 8:30 am - 10:30 am ➢ Single Lane Closure (8:30 am – 9:00 am): Wolf Street (eastbound lane to Banff Ave), Banff Ave (northbound lane) from Wolf Street to Buffalo Street, Buffalo Street (eastbound lane, Banff Ave to Muskrat St) e NOTICE OF POTENTIAL ROUTE CHANGE In the event of a route change due to wildlife activity on the course, an alternate route has been planned that will affect businesses and residents along Buffalo, Muskrat, and Fox, Banff Ave and a full closure of the Legacy Trail (east) from Banff to the eastern Park Gates. Please check for route updates and route changes at under “Route” up to and including June 16th. Please note that changes could be made up until the morning of Sunday, June 16th. Thank you in advance for working with us to make this a safe and enjoyable experience for locals and visitors alike, and for helping to protect the wildlife in Banff National Park. Contact: [email protected] TO VOLUNTEER OR FOR MORE INFO: TK ➢ Single Lane Alternating Traffic: Sundance Road, Birch Drive, Bow Falls Road (at Glen Ave) ➢ Bow River Trails (north and south side), Cave Ave Trail, and Pedestrian Bridges GET INVOLVED! We invite all local residents to visit the free Health and Fitness Expo and free Kid’s Run on Saturday, June 15th (Kids Run is at 1:30 pm at Banff Central Park - Registration starts at 12 pm). The Kids Run is free and there will be goodies and finisher’s medals for the kids! We also invite you to cheer on the racers on race day (the athletes love it!) or become a volunteer to help make this event a success – it is very inspiring

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