Naperville Women’s Half Marathon and 5K Road Closures

Road Closures and Detours will begin for inaugural event at 6:30 a.m. Sunday, April 24

The City of Naperville reminds all residents and interested parties of the upcoming street closures and detours that will be in effect throughout the inaugural Naperville Women’s Half Marathon and 5K on Sunday, April 24. The race begins and ends at the campus of North Central College with the half marathon starting at 7 a.m. and the 5K starting at 7:20 a.m. Runners will travel through residential neighborhoods, downtown Naperville and back to North Central College.

The race route requires temporary street closures and police controlled intersections beginning at approximately 6:30 a.m. Maps depicting the closures and detours, including detour routes for churches impacted by the race, are available at Motorists should expect delays throughout the morning and early afternoon in and around the race area and should take alternate routes or allow extra time to get to their destination.

For more information on the Naperville Women’s Half Marathon and 5K, visit For more information on the City of Naperville, visit To sign up for the City’s notification system Naper Notify and receive important emergency and community information, including special event road closures, via a phone call, text message, email or smartphone app, visit


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