Mankato-Traffic disruptions are expected to be minimal for the Mankato Marathon on Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October 15. During this 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 14 

Road Closures

  • 2 p.m. to midnight
    • Poplar Street (from A Street to Sibley Parkway) will be closed from 2 p.m., Friday, October 14 to Saturday, October 15.
  • 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Sibley Parkway (Rogers Street to Mound Avenue, through the park)

Expected Traffic Delays 

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

Saturday, October 15 

Road Closures 

  • Midnight to 10 a.m.
    • Poplar Street (from A Street to Sibley Parkway) will be closed from 2 p.m. Friday, October 14 to Saturday, October 15.
  • 3 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Front Street (Marshall Street to Cherry Street)
  • 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, through the park)
  • 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)
  • 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 Eighth Street
  • 7:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
    • Baker Avenue and Oak Knoll Boulevard
    • 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)

For more information contact Mark Bongers, Mankato Marathon race director, on behalf of Visit Mankato, at 507-649-2322.