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Everything You Need To Know For The Philadelphia Marathon

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The Philadelphia Marathon is back Sunday, November 18 and the city wants to remind you of several street closures and parking options along the marathon's 26.2 mile route.

Race Weekend begins Friday, November 16 and runs through the 18th.

The city says drivers can expect delays, with some of the major areas impacted along the inner lanes of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway beginning Friday.

Below, we've put together a list of impacted streets, parking options and helpful links to help you throughout Race Weekend.

Before, during and after the race, make sure to send us your pictures and videos via UREPORT.

City street closures:


The inner drives of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway will be closed from 9:30 a.m. through 3:30 p.m. on Friday. At 3:30 p.m., the city plans to open two of the westbound lanes during rush hour. At 6:30 p.m., the inner lanes of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway will be closed continuously from Friday through the completion of Marathon Weekend. These lanes are expected to reopen Sunday at 4 p.m.


Street closures will be in effect from 4 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday in the vicinity of Eakins Oval (on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway - from 18th Street to Eakins Oval) and near Martin Luther King Drive.


Streets will be closed from 4 a.m. to 4 p.m. near Eakins Oval and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway from 20th Street to Eakins Oval (23rd Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway).

Streets to close Sunday and reopen as runners make their way through:

(The following streets are scheduled to be closed beginning at 6:45 a.m. Sunday but will reopen as runners pass through the course)

- 21st Street, from Spring Garden to Arch streets

- 22nd Street, from Spring Garden to Arch streets

- Benjamin Franklin Parkway, from 22nd to 16th streets

- Arch Street between 16th to 4th streets

- 4th Street Arch to Vine streets

- Race Street, from 4th Street to Columbus Boulevard

- Columbus Boulevard (Southbound lanes), Vine Street to Washington Avenue

- Southbound off-ramp, from I-95 at Washington Avenue

- Washington Avenue, from Columbus Boulevard to Front Street

- Front Street, from Washington Avenue to South Street

- South Street, Front to 6th streets

- 6th Street, Bainbridge to Market streets

- Chestnut Street, 6th to 34th streets

- 34th Street, Chestnut Street to Girard Avenue

- Lansdowne Drive, Girard Avenue to South Concourse Drive

- South Concourse Drive, Lansdowne Drive to West Memorial Hall Drive

- West Memorial Hall Drive, South Concourse to Avenue of the Republic

- Avenue of the Republic, West Memorial Hall Drive to Centennial Circle

- Old Lansdowne Drive to the Sweetbriar Loop

- Black Road

- Martin Luther King Drive

- Kelly Drive

- The Falls Bridge

- Ridge Avenue, Schoolhouse Lane to Manayunk Avenue

- Main Street, Ridge Avenue to Green Lane

Parking options: (From the City of Philadelphia)

Paid Garages

- 206 22nd St., Patriot Parking, $8 before 10AM, $10 after 10AM

- 21st Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Expert Parking, $20, (215) 448-1391

- 1815 Cherry St., InterPark, $27 for 24 hour parking, $11 for 12 hours or less, (215) 496-1070

- 1815 JFK Blvd., Central Parking System, $10, (215) 568-803

- 16th and Race streets, (Sheraton Hotel), Expert Parking, $20, (215) 496-0293

- 1900 JFK Blvd., Central Parking System, $11, (215) 564-3707

- 1901 JFK Blvd., Central Parking System, $11, (215) 557-3721

- 36 S. 19th St., Central Parking System, $14, (215) 561-1187

- 1700 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the Windsor Suites. $10 (215) 569-0899



- 23rd and Cherry streets, Patriot Parking, Inc., $10, (215) 772-1511

- 1919 Arch St., Central Parking System, $8, (215) 568-2755

- 22nd and Walden streets, Patriot Parking, Inc., $13.50, (215) 772-1511

- 19th and Callowhill streets, Philadelphia Parking Authority, $8 (215) 683-9813

- 18th and Vine streets, Parkway Corporation, $27 for 24 hours, (215) 575-4000

- The Philadelphia Marathon is not affiliated with any of these parking facilities. Some lots are available for parking

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