Mercy Health Glass City Marathon FAQ’s – Part 3

With only 16 days left until the Mercy Health Glass City Marathon, it is time to start thinking about your trek to The University of Toledo’s Main Campus. GCM-ambassador-750-logoEXPO
The expo is on Saturday, April 23 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Savage Arena on The University of Toledo Main Campus. Here is a map of the vendors that will be at the expo.


This is something I have been asked about almost daily for a few weeks now.
Where the heck do I park?
When should I get to campus?
Will there be any roads closed before the race?
2016-GCM-parking-map-1There is a LOT of information about closures on the Mercy Health Glass City Marathon webpage. But here are some of the most important ones to take a look at:

Road Closures & Controlled Traffic in Toledo at Race start:

-**Bancroft from Secor to University Hills — closed 4am­ to 11:00am
-Bancroft from Secor to Indian River — 7am to 8am
-University Hills & Bancroft – closed from 6:45am to ­11:00am
-**Secor Road — Kenwood to Dorr — closed from 6:45am to ­8:30am
-Kenwood to Valleston Pkwy — 6:45am to 11am
-Douglas Rd from East Rocket Drive to Dorr — closed from 7am – 7:30am
-**Dorr St — westbound traffic closed from Douglas to Secor — 7am to 8am
-Cheltanham from Bancroft to Pelham — 6:45am to 7:30am
-Pelham from Secor to Cheltanham — 7am to 7:45am
-Brantford from Secor to Drummond — closed from 7am to 11:00am
-Drummond from Bancroft to Brantford — closed from 7am to 11:00am

Ottawa Hills, Some Roads Closed & Highly Congested, Bancroft Rd closed:

-Bancroft from Secor to University Parks Trail closed 6:15am to 11:00am
-Kenwood from Secor to Ottawa Hills HS closed from 7 am to 8:15am
-Indian Rd from Secor to Talmadge will be closed from 7am to 8:45am
-Various Rds within Ottawa Hills from Talmadge to Exmoor, controlled traffic from 7am to ­9:00am
-**Talmadge closed between Indian and Bancroft from 7am to 9:30am
-**Exmoor in Ottawa Hills to the Main Entrance of Wildwood on Central will be congested Controlled traffic, avoid 7:15am to 9:00am
-Hasty Rd from Central to Brittany — lane restrictions — Southbound traffic only
-**Central Ave from Reynolds to Corey Road — avoid 7:15am-­12:30pm
-Reynolds to Exmoor — closed 7:30am to 9:30am

There are still volunteer spots available! Those who can’t run, volunteer!
Contact our Volunteer Coordinator at to help out on race day!

Do you have any other questions that I can answer about the race weekend?
I am happy supply you with any information I can!

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