TRAFFIC IMPLICATIONS

Road Closures and Traffic Patterns Affected - Melissa’s Park Road Race: Saturday, September 25th, 2021 - 10:30am and 2:00pm

Thank you for your patience and please allow yourself additional time to reach your destination.

Roads Affected:

Cave Ave:
Full closure from 10:30am - 10:55am

Sundance Rd:
Full closure 8:30am - 3:30pm

Banff Ave (including vehicle bridge) to Wolf St:
Bridge fully closed and Banff Avenue northbound lanes closed 10:30am - 10:50am. Rolling reopening

Wolf St., from Banff Ave to Muskrat St.:
Single lane closure 10:35am - 10:50am. Rolling reopening

Muskrat St., from Wolf St. to Buffalo St:
Single lane closure 10:35am - 11am. Rolling reopening

Caribou St. from Muskrat St. to Otter St.:
Single lane closure 10:35am - 10:50am. Rolling reopening

Otter St. / Tunnel Mountain Rd, from Caribou St to Tunnel Mountain Drive (at Buffalo Mountain Lodge):
Single lane closure 10:35am – 11:30am.  Single lane access to main entrance of Buffalo Mountain Lodge

Tunnel Mountain Drive from Buffalo Mountain Lodge main entrance to south Parks Gate on Tunnel Mountain Drive (at St. Julien Way – entrance to Banff Centre): 
Full closure 7am – 12 noon. Tunnel Mountain Drive gates will open to the public at 12 noon
Park gates will remained locked from night before

Tunnel Mountain Drive / Buffalo Street from St. Julien Way to Muskrat St.:
Single lane closure 9am – 12 noon. Southbound traffic only in right lane, descending).  Vehicles can exit Banff Centre (right turn only).  Ascending lane (left lane) is closed until the last runner enters the trail system at Muskrat Street
Access to The Banff Centre is via St. Julien Rd (follow detour)

Pedestrian Bridge: 
Dedicated lane to runners until 12:30pm

Birch Ave and Birch Drive:
Full closure from 10:30am - 10:55am
Single lane access from 10:55am – 2:00pm to the Luxton Museum, Trading Post and residences via Cave Ave/Birch Drive only

Glen Ave:
Full closure at 10:35am - 10:55am
Single lane closure (westbound): 10:55am – 2:00pm
Single lane traffic access eastbound – Local Traffic Only: 10:55am – 12:30pm (access via Trading Post)
Single lane traffic access eastbound – All Traffic: 12:30pm – 2:00pm

Bow Falls Ave: 
Full closure 10:45am - 11am. After last runner passes by Bow Falls parking lot, two-way traffic allowed until runners return, then single lane alternating traffic (radio controlled) until approximately 1:45pm

Golf Course Rd:
Single lane access via pilot vehicle 10:40am - 1:30pm.  Please stage in the designated parking area to await the pilot vehicle. Departures are approximately every 20 minutes

*Please note that these interruptions could be extended 60minutes in the case of a delay for wildlife


2021 Course Maps:

5K Course Map

10K Course Map

21K Course Map

Overall Route Map