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Posted on: September 3, 2015

Temporary Road Closures in Anaheim September 4-6 for Disneyland Half Marathon

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (September 3, 2015)  Since 2006, Anaheim has been home to the Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend, one in a series of runDisney events held each year in and around the City.  Thousands of runners, joggers and fitness enthusiasts, both local residents as well as international visitors, look forward to participating in this annual family-friendly tradition.

The 2015 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend takes place in Anaheim Sept. 4-6. Please note the following information to help residents and visitors navigate their commute during the events.

Temporary road closures will occur as listed below. During the actual races, entertainment will be scheduled along the 5K, 10K and Half Marathon race routes, which begin and end at the Disneyland Resort. Please note the following road closure schedule.* Commuters are encouraged to plan accordingly.

Monday, Aug. 31 - Monday, Sept. 7 - Overnight closures only

  • Disneyland Dr. (12:01-6:00 a.m.) - Between Paradise Way and Magic Way

Friday, Sept. 4 - Disneyland 5K:

  • Disneyland Dr. (12:00-7:30 a.m.) - Between Ball Rd. and Paradise Way
  • Magic Way (12:00-8:00 a.m.) Between Walnut St. and Disneyland Dr. (Access to the Disneyland Hotel only)
  • Disneyland Dr. (5:00-7:30 a.m.) - Between Paradise Way and Katella Ave.

Saturday, Sept. 5 - Disneyland 10K:

  • Disneyland Dr. (12:00-7:30 a.m.) - Between Ball Rd. and Paradise Way
  • Magic Way (12:00-8:00 a.m.) Between Walnut St. and Disneyland Dr. (Access to the Disneyland Hotel only)
  • Disneyland Dr. (5:00-7:30 a.m.) - Between Paradise Way and Katella Ave.
  • Katella Ave. (5:00-7:30 a.m.) - Between Disneyland Dr. and Harbor Blvd.
  • West St. (5:00-7:00 a.m.) - Between Katella Ave. and Convention Way
  • Harbor Blvd. (5:00-7:30 a.m.) - Southbound from Disney Way to Convention Way

Sunday, Sept. 6 - Disneyland Half Marathon:

  • Disneyland Dr. (12:00-8:00 a.m.) - Between Ball Rd. and Paradise Way
  • Magic Way (12:01-10:15 a.m.) Between Walnut St. and Disneyland Dr. (Access to the Disneyland Hotel only)
  • Disneyland Dr. (5:00-10:30 a.m.) - Between Paradise Way and Katella Ave.
  • Ball Rd. (5:15-8:00 a.m.) - Eastbound from Disneyland Dr. to Anaheim Blvd.
  • Anaheim Blvd. (5:15-8:15 a.m.) - Between Ball Rd. and Cerritos Ave.
  • Cerritos Ave. (5:15-8:15 a.m.) - Between Anaheim Blvd. and Lewis St.
  • Lewis St. (5:15-8:15 a.m.) - Between Cerritos Ave. and Ball Rd.
  • Ball Rd. (5:15-8:30 a.m.) - Between Lewis St. and State College Blvd.
  • State College Blvd. (5:15-8:30 a.m.) - Between Ball Rd. and Cerritos Ave.
  • Cerritos Ave. (5:15-8:40 a.m.) - Between State College Blvd. and Douglass Rd.
  • Douglass Rd. (5:15-8:45 a.m.) - Between Cerritos Ave. and Katella Ave.
  • Gene Autry Way (5:15-9:30 a.m.) -From Angel Stadium of Anaheim to Santa Cruz St.
  • Santa Cruz St. and Stanford Ct. (5:30-9:40 a.m.) - Between Gene Autry Way. and Anaheim Way
  • S. Anaheim Way (5:15-10:00 a.m.) - Between Katella Ave. and Disney Way
  • Disney Way (5:15-10:00 a.m.) - Westbound from Anaheim Blvd. to Harbor Blvd.
  • Harbor Blvd. (5:15-10:00 a.m.) - Southbound between Disney Way and East Shuttle Area)

Please note all times are Pacific Daylight Time.

Prior to Sunday's event, the Disneyland Health & Fitness Expo at the Disneyland Hotel Exhibit Hall will feature seminars on training, nutrition and racing from renowned experts and legendary runners, and will showcase the latest in running and fitness equipment. The Expo will be open Thursday, Sept. 3, 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., Friday, Sept. 4, 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 5, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

To find out more about the Disneyland Half Marathon and the Disneyland Health & Fitness Expo, please visit www.rundisney.com/disneyland-half-marathon.

*Times are approximations and all information is subject to change without notice.

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