Philadelphia Marathon 2017 Live stream. Route, Map, Times, Road Closures, Race. Philadelphia Marathon Weekend Causing Major Headache For Motorists.
The Philadelphia Eagles are back in action this weekend after a bye week, but that doesn’t mean the city isn’t already buzzing as the 2017 Philadelphia Marathon takes place this Sunday, with the half-marathon, the Rothman 8k and the Kids Fun Run happening the day before on Saturday.The wheelchair and handcycle division kicks things off at 6:55 a.m., with runners and walkers following suit shortly afterward at 7 a.m.
Strong winds will pose the biggest challenge to runners during the marathon, according to AccuWeather Meteorologist Steve Travis.Blustery west-northwest winds of 20-30 mph will occasionally gust up to 45 mph.“This will be a headwind for about half of the race which will make for very challenging conditions,” Travis said.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It’s Race Weekend in Philadelphia. Saturday’s half-marathon and 8K caused major delays for many motorists in and around Center City. And with Sunday’s full marathon, drivers can expect much of the same or maybe even worse.Allow for extra time.“The Ben Franklin Parkway is shut down, Kelly Drive closed….”With all of those closures in and around Center City, marathon weekend is keeping the team in the KYW 24 hour Traffic Center on their toes.