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Expect closures & dealys for the Mankato Marathon this weekend

Mankato Marathon

The Mankato Marathon is set for Saturday, after going virtual in 2020 due to the pandemic.

The city says traffic disruptions are expected to be minimal Friday, October 15 & Saturday, October 16.

During the event, some Mankato streets will be closed, and traffic will be redirected for the safety of runners and drivers. It is recommended to plan ahead if driving in these areas is necessary. View marathon maps and schedule.

Friday, October 15

Road Closures

  • 2 p.m. to midnight
    • Poplar Street (from A Street to Sibley Parkway) will be closed from 2 p.m., Friday, October 15 to Saturday, October 16.

Expected Traffic Delays

  • 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Sibley Parkway (Rogers Street to Mound Avenue, through the park)

Saturday, October 16

Road closures

  • Midnight to 10 a.m.
    • Poplar Street (from A Street to Sibley Parkway) will be closed from 2 p.m., Friday, October 15 to Saturday, October 16.
  • 3 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Front Street (Marshall Street to Cherry Street)
  • 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Stoltzman Road (West Pleasant Street to Van Brunt Street)
    • Blue Earth Street/West Pleasant Street  (Winona Street to Stoltzman Road)
  • 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.
    • Park Lane (Woodland Avenue to Sibley Street)
    • Woodland Avenue (Fifth Street to Sibley Street)
    • Sibley Parkway (Rogers Street to Mound Avenue)
  • 8:30 a.m. to 10:40 a.m.
    • Stoltzman Road (Highway 90 to 200th street)

Expected traffic delays

  • 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
    • Riverfront Drive at Sibley Street and Carney Avenue
    • Poplar Street and Sibley Parkway
  • 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
    • Carney Avenue at Moreland Avenue
  • 7:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
    • Baker Avenue and Oak Knoll Boulevard
  • 7:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
    • Ridgewood Avenue and Baker Avenue
    • Ridgewood Avenue and Sunset Boulevard
  • 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    • Highway 90 and Indian Lake Road
    • Indian Lake Road and Highway 66 (at trail crossing)
    • Stoltzman Road (from Highway 90 to West Pleasant Street at trail crossings)


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