Time to lace up the sneakers and grab some shorts!

Organized by the Sioux Falls Sports Authority, the Sioux Falls Marathon began in 2012 and has grown in popularity. Each year the race route features downtown Sioux Falls, iconic Falls Park, and travels one of the best bike trail systems in the country.

The annual Sioux Falls Marathon returns to the streets and recreation trail this Sunday, August 27, 2023, with a full marathon, half marathon, and 5K. For the safety of those participating, the Sioux Falls Sports Authority, organizers of the Sioux Falls Marathon, have announced the following street closures:

The following streets will be closed temporarily this Sunday, August 27, 2023:

N. Western Ave (Russell St to Burnside St) 6:00 am-1:00 pm
Legion Drive (Western Ave to Hawthorne Ave) 6:00 am-10:15 am
Hawthorne Ave (Burnside St to West Ave) 6:00 am-10:15 am
1st St (Western Ave to West Ave) 6:00 am – 10:30 am
West Ave. Service Road (Hawthorne Ave to Madison St) 6:00 am-10:30 am
Madison St (Lyndale Ave to Menlo Ave) 6:00 am-11:15 am
N. Lake Ave (Along Terrace Park) 6:00 am-11:15 am
Menlo Ave (Brookings St to 4th St) 6:00 am-11:00 am
4th St (Menlo Ave to Duluth Ave) 6:00 am-10:15 am
Duluth Ave (4th St to 9th St) 6:00 am-10:00 am
9th St (Duluth Ave to Phillips Ave) 6:00 am-10:00 am
Dakota Ave (9th St to 5th St) 6:00 am-9:00 am
Main St (9th St to 5th St) 6:00 am-9:00 am
8th St (Minnesota Ave to Reid St) 6:00 am-9:00 am
6th St (Minnesota Ave to Weber Ave) 6:00 am-9:00 am
Phillips Ave (9th St to Falls Park Dr) 6:30 am-9:00 am
Phillips Ave (11th St to 13th St) 7:30 am-10:00 am
13th St (Phillips Ave to Dakota Ave) 7:30 am-10:00 am
Dakota Ave (13th St to 9th St) 7:30 am-10:00 am

In coordination with the Sioux Falls Police Department and the City of Sioux Falls, each street listed above will open once the last runner clears.

Additionally, the following streets will be utilized, but not entirely closed. Drivers should proceed with caution and adhere to volunteer direction on these streets:

Marson Dr (Southeastern Ave to Judy Ave)
Judy Ave (Marson Dr to 52nd St)
E. 52nd St (Judy Ave to Blaine Ave)
E. 57th St (Blaine Ave to Lewis Ave)
Lewis Ave (57th St to 54th St)
E. 54th St (Lewis Ave to Birchwood Ave)
Birchwood Ave (E. 54th St to Edgewood Rd)
Edgewood Rd (Birchwood Ave to Otonka Trail)
Cliff Ave (Otonka Trail to St. George Dr)
Harlem Ave (Elmwood Park to McClellan St)
McClellan St (Harlem Ave to Hudson Ave)
Hudson Ave (McClellan St to Brookings St)
Brookings St (Hudson Ave to Western Ave)
N. Walts Ave (Brookings St to Bailey St)
Bailey St (Walts Ave to Covell Ave)
Covell Ave (Bailey St to Madison St)

The start times for each race are as followed:

Full Marathon – 6:30 am

Half Marathon – 7:00 am

5K – 10:15 am

The Sioux Falls Marathon, powered by Sanford Health and the Sioux Falls Sports Authority, promises to be a thrilling event for runners and spectators alike. Join us this Sunday, August 27, 2023, to see runners from nearly every state in the U.S. and from around the world compete. For additional information, visit www.siouxfallsmarathon.com.

Thank you to Jerry Palleschi, Project Director, Sioux Falls Sports Authority, for compiling the list of street closures.

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