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Information on marathon route closures, route map, expo

The 39th California International Marathon is almost here, with more than 10,000 runners starting on Sunday. This includes more than 9,000 marathon runners planning to complete 26.2 miles while running from Folsom to the State Capitol in downtown Sacramento. Almost 1,000 relay participants have also registered. Here’s what you need to know about CIM Race Expo, planned road closures and the best marathon spectator spots. (Video above: CIM serves as the national marathon championship for U.S. track and field. )What You Should Know About CIM Expo This year’s expo will be held on Friday, December 2nd and Saturday, December 3rd at the SAFE Credit Union Convention Center in 1400 J Street. Since then, runners have picked up their running packs at the Expo, no collection on the day of the race. At the show you can see retailers selling running gear and experts holding panel discussions. KCRA 3’s Deirdre Fitzpatrick will moderate the panel discussions. The Expo takes place on Fridays from 12pm to 7pm and on Saturdays from 9am to 5pm. Click here to get more information. Saturday CIM Shakeout Run Everyone is welcome to participate in Saturday morning’s 1.5 mile CIM Shakeout Run. It will be held at 8:30 am in front of the SAFE Credit Union Convention Center at K and 13th Streets. Click here to learn more. Here is the CIM track and places to watch the race. The Sacramento Running Association released this map for Sunday’s marathon course. Spectators are not allowed at the beginning of the course, but the SRA has many suggestions on where to see runners. These include: Mile 6 Cheer Zone: Corner of Oak Avenue and Fair Oaks Blvd. Mile 10 Cheer Zone: Old Town Fair Oaks Mile 13.4 Relay Exchange: Fair Oaks Blvd. at Manzanita AveMile 20: “Breakthrough Zone” at Fair Oaks Blvd. and Drake’s Circle Mile 21: Loemann’s Plaza Mile 24.2 Cheer Zone: Sutter Middle School Mile 25.7-26.2: “Wall of Sound” on J StreetFor more information, click here.To Track CIM MarathonersClick here for updates on CIM runners. You can search by name, city, race number or team. What to expect for the weatherIt’s possible to rain this weekend. The organizers of the event, preparing for the big race, prepare for rain showers. “We’re not dealing with a major storm or wind, so just an opportunity to catch some liquid northern California sunshine here in December,” executive director Scott Abbott told Lysée Mitri of KCRA 3 on Thursday. Stay up to date on the weather here. Find an interactive radar here. The “A” finish line is on the north side of Capitol Mall (runner’s left) and the “B” finish line is on the south side of Capitol Mall (runner’s right). with the WAZE app for live updates on road closures and how to get around while dodging runners. Here is more information on mile-by-mile road closures released by the Sacramento Running Association. Mile – Closing Time – Location 1 – 5:20-7:50: Folsom-Auburn Road and Oak Ave.2 – 5:20-8:05: American River Canyon Drive and Oak Ave. 5:20-8:05: Santa Juanita and Oak Ave.3 – 6:50-8:20: April and Oak Ave.4 – 6:50-8:30: Beach and Oak Ave.5 – 6:50– 8:50 a.m. Quail and Oak Ave.6 – 6:50-9: Fair Oaks Blvd. and Oak Ave.7 – 6:50-9:20: Woodlake Hills and Fair Oaks Blvd. 6:50-9:30 am Greenback Lane8 – 7:05-9:35 am Niessen and Fair Oaks Blvd. 7:05-9:40: Madison Ave.9 – 7:05-10: Dorian and Fair Oaks Blvd.10 – 7:05-10:05: Winding Way and Fair Oaks Blvd. 7:05-10:10: Sunrise Blvd. 11 – 7:05-10:20: New York Ave. and Fair Oaks Blvd.12 – 7:05-10:40: Hollister and Fair Oaks Blvd.13 – 6:15-10:50: California and Fair Oaks Blvd. 6:15-11:00 Manzanita Ave. 14 – 7:30-11:10: Grant and Fair Oaks Blvd. 15 – 7:30-11:30: Kenneth Ave. and Fair Oaks Blvd.16 – 7:30-11:40: Garfield and Fair Oaks Blvd.17 – 7:30-11:55: Paloma and Fair Oaks Blvd.18 – 7:30-12: Saverien and Fair Oaks Blvd.19 – 7:30-12:30: Coronado and Fair Oaks Blvd. 7:30-1: Watt Ave. 20 – 7:30-1: Hawthorne and Fair Oaks Blvd. 8-1: Monroe and Fair Oaks Blvd.21 – 7:30-1: University and Fair Oaks Blvd. 8-1: Howe Ave.22 – 8-1:15: Carlson and J Street23 – 8-1:30: Bear Flag and J Street24 – 8-1:45: 33rd and J Street 8-1:45: J Street and Alhambra Blvd. 8-1:45: L Street and 29:25 – 8-2:05: 22nd and L Street 7-4: 15th and L Street 26 – 7-4: 8th and L Street More information about the road closure below from the Sacramento Running Association: The Capitol Mall between 8th Street and 9th Street is closed from 8:00 a.m. Friday to 5:00 p.m. Sunday. 9th Street between N and L Streets will be closed Friday 2:00 p.m. through Sunday 5:00 p.m. 10th Street between N and L Streets will be closed Saturday from 6:00 a.m. through Sunday 5:00 p.m. Folsom-Auburn Road north of the start area will be closed to through traffic at the Eureka Road junction from 3am Reopening at 9am on Sunday. Regular traffic on the route will be permitted by law enforcement reopening the route according to the times in the table above.

The 39th California International Marathon is almost here, with more than 10,000 runners starting on Sunday. This includes more than 9,000 marathon runners planning to complete 26.2 miles while running from Folsom to the State Capitol in downtown Sacramento. In addition, almost 1,000 relay participants have registered.

Here’s what you need to know about the CIM Race Expo, planned road closures and the best marathon spectator vantage points.

(Video above: CIM serves as the national marathon championship for US track and field.)

Worth knowing about the CIM Expo

This year’s show will be held on Friday, December 2nd and Saturday, December 3rd at the SAFE Credit Union Convention Center at 1400 J Street.

At the fair, runners will pick up their race packs as there is no race day pickup.

At the show you can see dealers selling landing gear and experts holding panel discussions. KCRA 3’s Deirdre Fitzpatrick will moderate the panel discussions.

The expo will take place on Friday from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Click here for more information.

CIM Shakeout Run on Saturday

Everyone is welcome to participate in the 1.5 mile CIM Shakeout on Saturday morning. It will be held at 8:30 am in front of the SAFE Credit Union Convention Center at K and 13th Streets. Click here to learn more.

Here is the CIM course and places to watch the race

The Sacramento Running Association released this map for Sunday’s marathon course. Spectators are not allowed at the beginning of the course, but the SRA has many suggestions on where to see runners. They include:

  • Mile 6 Cheer Zone: Corner of Oak Avenue and Fair Oaks Blvd.
  • Mile 10 Cheer Zone: Old Town Fair Oaks
  • Mile 13.4 Relay Exchange: Fair Oaks Blvd. on Manzanita Ave
  • Mile 20: Breakthrough Zone at Fair Oaks Blvd. and Drake’s circle
  • Mile 21: Loemann’s Plaza
  • Mile 24.2 Cheer Zone: Sutter Middle School
  • Mile 25.7-26.2: “Wall of Sound” at J Street

More information can be found here.

How to track CIM marathon runners

Click here for updates on CIM runners. You can search by name, city, race number or team.

What do you expect for the weather

It may rain this weekend.

In the event of a few rain showers, the organizers are preparing for the big race.

“We’re not dealing with a major storm or wind, so just an opportunity to catch some liquid northern California sunshine here in December,” executive director Scott Abbott told KCRA 3’s Lysée Mitri on Thursday.

Stay up to date on the weather here.

Interactive radar can be found here.

What you should know about the finish line

Letters on runners’ bibs determine which side of Capitol Mall they will finish on. The “A” finish line is on the north side of Capitol Mall (runner’s left) and the “B” finish line is on the south side of Capitol Mall (runner’s right).

Here are the planned CIM road closures on Sunday

CIM has partnered with the WAZE app to get live updates on road closures and how to get around while dodging runners.

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Here is more information on mile-by-mile road closures released by the Sacramento Running Association.

Mile – Closing Time – Location

1 – 5:20 – 7:50: Folsom-Auburn Road and Oak Ave.

2 – 5:20-8:05: American River Canyon Drive and Oak Ave.

5:20-8:05: Santa Juanita and Oak Ave.

3 – 6:50-8:20: April and Oak Ave.

4 – 6:50-8:30: Beach and Oak Ave.

5 – 6:50-8:50: Quail and Oak Ave.

6 – 6:50-9: Fair Oaks Blvd. and oak avenue.

7 – 6:50-9:20: Woodlake Hills and Fair Oaks Blvd.

6:50-9:30 am Greenback Lane

8 – 7:05-9:35: Niessen and Fair Oaks Blvd.

7:05-9:40: Madison Ave.

9 – 7:05-10: Dorian and Fair Oaks Blvd.

10 – 7:05-10:05: Winding Way and Fair Oaks Blvd.

7:05 am – 10:10 am: Sunrise Blvd.

11 – 7:05-10:20: New York Ave. and Fair Oaks Blvd.

12 – 7:05-10:40: Hollister and Fair Oaks Blvd.

13 – 6:15-10:50: California and Fair Oaks Blvd.

6:15-11:00: Manzanita Avenue.

14 – 7:30-11:10: Grant and Fair Oaks Blvd.

3pm – 7:30am – 11:30am: Kenneth Ave. and Fair Oaks Blvd.

16 – 7:30-11:40: Garfield and Fair Oaks Blvd.

17 – 7:30-11:55: Paloma and Fair Oaks Blvd.

6pm-7:30pm-12pm: Saverien and Fair Oaks Blvd.

7pm – 7:30am-12:30pm: Coronado and Fair Oaks Blvd.

7:30-1: Watts Ave.

20 – 7:30-1: Hawthorne and Fair Oaks Blvd.

8-1: Monroe and Fair Oaks Blvd.

21 – 7:30-1: University and Fair Oaks Blvd.

8-1: Howe Avenue.

22 – 8-1:15: Carlson and J Street

23 – 8-1:30: Bear Flag and J Street

24 – 8-1:45: 33rd and J Street

8-1:45: J Street and Alhambra Blvd.

8-1:45: L Street and 29

25 – 8-2:05: 22nd and L Streets

7-4: 15th and L Streets

26 – 7-4: 8th and L Streets

More information on road closures below from the Sacramento Running Association:

  • The Capitol Mall between 8th Street and 9th Street is closed Friday 8:00 a.m. to Sunday 5:00 p.m.
  • 9th St. between N Street and L Street is closed Friday 2:00 p.m. through Sunday 5:00 p.m.
  • 8th Street and 10th Street between N Street and L Street are closed from 6:00 a.m. Saturday to 5:00 p.m. Sunday.
  • The Folsom-Auburn Road north of the start area will be closed to through traffic at the junction with Eureka Road from 3am and will reopen on Sunday at 9am.
  • Regular traffic on the route will be allowed by law enforcement reopening the route according to the times in the table above.

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