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Princeton Half Marathon Route and Road Closure Information

Some streets will be closed to traffic during the Princeton Half marathon this morning, Nov. 6. Most closures will be on an intermittent basis until runners have completed the course.

The race begins at 7 a.m. Some streets closed beginning at 4:30 a.m.. Most roads will be reopened by about 10 a.m., with the exception of Paul Robeson Place, which will reopen at
about 11 a.m.

The race route is as follows:
●West on Paul Robeson Place (from Chambers Street) to west on Hodge Road;
●South on Library Place to west on Mercer Street, then south into Princeton Battle Park and Institute
of Advanced Study;
●North on Olden Lane to east on Battle Road;
●South on Springdale Road to east on West Drive (Princeton University);
●North on Alexander Road to east on Faculty Road;
●North on Washington Road to north on Vandeventer Avenue;
●East on Wiggins Street to east on Hamilton Avenue;
●North on Walnut Lane to east on Franklin Avenue;
●South on Linden Lane to east on Hamilton Avenue;
●East on Rollingmead to north on Deer Path;
●North on Clover Lane to west on Overbrook Drive;
●North on Snowden Lane to north on Herrontown Road;
●South on Bunn Drive to Poor Farm Road;
●South on Mount Lucas Road to south on Jefferson Road;
●West on Wiggins Street to west on Paul Robeson Place; and
●To the finish line near Chambers Street

NJ Transit buses will be allowed to and from Redding Circle. NJ Transit bus service in Princeton may experience slight delays on routes due to the half-marathon, police say.

Krystal Knapp

Krystal Knapp is the founding editor of Planet Princeton. She can be reached via email at editor AT planetprinceton.com. Send all letters to the editor and press releases to that email address.

  • Robert Dana

    Thanks for the information. But it would be nice to get it a day or so earlier. Those NJ State Troopers get a little testy when you try to move your car during the race – even with not a runner in sight!

    On the bright side, I always wanted to be a victim, especially these days, where victimhood generally involves only a minor inconvenience.

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