ROCKFORD (WIFR) - Some downtown roads in the Rockford area will be closed for several hours on Sunday due to the Rockford Marathon.
Road closures begin at 5 a.m. and will re-open approximately after 10 a.m. The race starts at 7 a.m. The route begins and ends on Main near Elm streets and will go through Rockford, Loves Park, Machesney Park and other portions of Winnebago County.
Detour routes will be marked for state roadways and others where police will set up traffic control, such as Jefferson Street and Whitman Street, where traffic will be able to cross periodically during the closure.
For specific road closures in Rockford, contact Kelly Nokes at (815) 967-6915. For route information for the Rockford Marathon, contact Josh Rushton at (630) 803-6716.