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Philadelphia Marathon Weekend

November 13, 2023

On your marks, get set, go! Are you prepared for this year’s Philadelphia Marathon Weekend? The 29th Annual Philadelphia Marathon Weekend is THIS WEEKEND - November 18 & 19!

If you need to be somewhere on Saturday and/or Sunday morning - now is the perfect time to plan and prep to utilize alternate routes due to road closures and parking restrictions.

Road closures have been announced for race weekend: Please be aware of the road closure schedule during race weekend. More information can be found on this road closure page.

Those on the road should also be aware of heightened security on the Parkway and should expect parking and traffic regulations to be strictly enforced.

People in the area - whether running in the race or attending as a spectator - are asked to proceed with caution for everyone’s safety.

To avoid delays and heavy traffic in Center City - transit riders are encouraged to use the Broad Street Line, Market Frankford Line, trolleys, and Regional Rail if possible.

If you are participating in one of the races - traveling with SEPTA is a great way to ensure you arrive at the starting line on time! Nearby stations include 15th Street on the Market-Frankford Line, City Hall on the Broad Street Line, 19th or 22nd Street Station for Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34, and 36; and Suburban Station for Regional Rail lines. The walk to the start is a great warm-up!

Please be aware there will be detours on the following routes on November 18 & 19. Detours on the routes listed below are scheduled to begin at 6AM Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19. 

Routes K-12 • K, R, 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 12

Routes 16-31 • 16, 17, 21, 23, 25, 27, 30, 31

Routes 32-47 • 32, 33, 35, 38, 40, 42, 43, 47

Routes 47M-125 • 47M, 48, 57, 61, 64, 65, 124/125

Trolley Route 15 (Bus)

More information here

Come out and support thousands of runners and enjoy fun educational events throughout the weekend.

For more information about this annual event please visit To plan your trip this weekend - click here.