The Baltimore Marathon takes place on Saturday, and runners will pass near the Homewood campus early in the race and again with just a few miles to go.
Students, faculty, and staff are invited to come out and cheer for the competitors, but should also note that some roads in the vicinity will be closed at points throughout the day, and their ability to drive to or from campus will be affected.
More information is available online, including a marathon course map, a street-by-street, turn-by-turn rundown of the course, [an estimated schedule of street closings](http://www.thebaltimoremarathon.com/Community/road22d8.htm#ROAD CLOSURES), and [an estimate of when runners will be near the Homewood campus](http://www.thebaltimoremarathon.com/Community/road22d8.htm#TIME CHART).
The course's closest approaches to the university are between mile markers 5 and 6 and between mile markers 23 and 24.
Wyman Park Drive, Art Museum Drive, and the northern end of Howard Street are expected to be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Also, 28th Street from Howard to St. Paul will be closed from 7:35 a.m. to 10:05 a.m., and St. Paul will be closed from 28th Street south from 7:45 to 10:35 a.m.
Later in the day, 33rd Street from Lake Montelbello to Guilford Avenue will be closed from about 8:40 a.m. to 2 p.m., Guilford from 33rd to 28th will be closed from 8:50 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., 28th from Guilford to Howard will be closed from 8:50 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and Howard Street south to Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard will be closed from 8:55 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cross streets are likely to be affected throughout the closure periods.
Please remember also that the Homewood-Peabody-JHMI shuttle will not run from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. Normal operations will resume with the first departure leaving JHMI at 3:30 p.m.
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