Resident Advisory

Race Course Resident and Business Notice

Lake Placid Marathon and Half

Sunday, June 11, 2023

8 am – 2 pm

Thank you in advance for your support of the 18th annual Lake Placid Marathon and Half.  Nearly 1000 runners will be competing in two simultaneous road races: a 26.2 mile marathon and a 13.1 mile half marathon.  Come out to encourage the runners and enjoy the day!  For further information visit or to volunteer .

Road Closures

Main St.– Closed between the Town Hall and Mirror Lake Dr (High Peaks Resort) from 7:45 am -8:30 am. No overnight parking Saturday 2a to Sunday morning on Main St from Central Garage to Cummings Rd. Parking will resume on Sunday at 8:30am

Mirror Lake Drive between Main St. and Harbor Lane– Closed 7:45 am and 8:30 am.

Mirror Lake Drive/Lake Placid Club Drive- Closed from Parkside Dr. to Northwood Rd. from 7:45 am until 8:45 am.

Parkside Dr. – Closed from Lake Placid Club Dr. to Main St.(Post Office) from 7a-815. LOCAL/RESIDENT TRAFFIC will be permitted. Please use caution exiting your home. Closed from Mirror Lake Dr to Morningside Dr. intersection from 8:15 am until 9:00 am. LOCAL TRAFFIC- please use caution.

Rte. 73/Rte. 86 Intersection at Mill Hill- Expect delays from 8:15 am until 9:00 am.

Rte. 73/Sentinel Rd./Cascade Rd. – Southbound lane closed from 8 am until 2 pm between Main St intersection and Old Military Rd. intersection.  Northbound lane open (use caution) to local traffic with delays expected at Old Military Rd. intersection.  Runners will travel in northbound lane from the John Brown Farm/Sentinel Rd intersection to River Rd.

Mill Pond Dr, McLenathan Ave closed inbound from 9a-2p. Local traffic only. Please use caution.

School St will be closed in the outbound lane from Main St to McLenathan Ave from 9a-2p. Please use McKinley St as a detour.

River Rd.- Open to local traffic only, please use caution.

Alternate Routes (8 am-2 pm)

*For Northbound through traffic on Rte. 73 entering Lake Placid:  Head west on Old Military Rd. at the ski jumps.  Follow Old Military Rd. to firehouse and make a right on Mill Pond Dr.  Make a left on WesValley Rd. and right onto Cummins Rd. to arrive at Main St.

*For Southbound traffic leaving Lake Placid on Rte. 73:  Make right off Main St. at Cummins Rd. and left at WesValley Rd.  Make a right onto Mill Pond Dr. and left onto Old Military Rd. at the firehouse.  Old Military Rd. intersects Rte. 73 at the ski jumps.

*Two way alternating vehicle traffic will continue throughout the event at the ski jump bridge on Rte. 73 with Old Military Rd. accessible in both directions.  Runners will be confined to northbound Rte. 73 between the John Brown Farm/Sentinel Rd intesection and River Rd. while traffic is metered in the southbound lane.

*Runners will proceed clockwise around Mirror Lake Dr. on the inside lane from 8-8:45 am. Vehicles will be allowed around Mirror Lake Dr. from Northwood Rd. to Harbor Way during this period.

*For those traveling on Rte. 86 West through Lake Placid, avoid possible early morning delays by utilizing Northwood Rd., Mirror Lake Dr., and Harbor Lane to reach Saranac Ave.