|Date:||Friday April 22, 2022|
|District:||05 – Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz Counties|
|Contact:||Kevin Drabinski or Jim Shivers|
|Phone:||(805) 549-3138 or (805) 549-3237|
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BIG SUR MARATION TO CLOSE 27-MILE STRETCH OF HIGHWAY 1
4 AM TO 1 PM THIS SUNDAY
MONTEREY COUNTY – The return of the Big Sur International Marathon on this Sunday April 24 will result in the closure of just over 27 miles Highway 1 on the Big Sur Coast this Sunday from 4 am to 1 pm.
Highway 1 will be closed from the south at the start of the Marathon at Big Sur Station (PM 45.64) to just past the finish line at Rio Road (PM 72.92).
Only emergency vehicles and scheduled CHP-led caravans are allowed during the race. If travel is necessary between 4 am and 1 pm, travelers may join such a caravan. The caravan schedule is attached to this email and is available at the following link:
For additional information about the Big Sur International Marathon on Sunday April 24, please visit: https://www.bigsurmarathon.org/
CHP will be on hand to lend their expertise in assisting with traffic control.
Message and directional signs will be in place to alert travelers.
Congratulations to all the race participants and their support teams.