RunSedona traffic advisory Feb. 1-2
Road restrictions and closures
The RunSedona Half-Marathon, 10K and 5K events will be held Feb. 2, 2019, beginning at 8 a.m.
The course begins on Navoti Drive near Bristlecone Pines road, heads eastward to Calle del Sol, enters SR 89A heading east, then turns north onto Dry Creek Road; the half marathon participants will continue further, onto Long Canyon/Boynton Canyon roads. All participants will return via the same route.
BE AWARE. PLAN AHEAD
Drivers are encouraged to adjust travel time within and around the RunSedona race course on Dry Creek Road.
- The event will bring thousands of runners and walkers to Sedona, in addition to spectators, family and friends.
- New this year! For runner safety, Dry Creek Road will be closed to all vehicles on race day from 7:30 am to 9:30 am.
- To get the most out of your weekend and minimize stress, be aware of the road closures in your area and plan ahead for an alternate route or added travel time.
- Join the festivities! Sedona residents are encouraged to visit the free Concourse Expo at the Start/Finish area on Navoti Drive, volunteer during race weekend and/or line the course to cheer runners.
Feb. 1-2 Navoti closure
Navoti Drive closed between Bristlecone Pines Road and South Foothills Drive at 8 a.m. and continuing through 5 p.m. on Feb. 2.
Feb. 2 Rimstone subdivision access closed
8 a.m.- 3 p.m. No access to or from the Rimstone subdivision (Navoti Drive residents)
Feb. 2 Event closures
7:30-9:30 a.m. Dry Creek Road closed between SR89A and Long Canyon Road
8-11 a.m. SB lanes of SR 89A closed between Calle del Sol and Dry Creek Road
Feb. 2 Estimated reopening times
Northbound on Dry Creek Road, heading toward Enchantment Resort, is expected to reopen between Thunder Mountain and Long Canyon sometime between 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Southbound on Dry Creek Road, heading toward SR 89A, is expected to reopen between Thunder Mountain and SR 89A between 11:30 a.m. and noon, after all registrants have finished the route.
Area residents are encouraged to plan traffic-related activities before or after the scheduled road closure and delays. Sedona Police officers and Sedona Fire District personnel will be available throughout the area to assist with any emergency needs or service requests. Access to the Sedona Medical Center is always maintained.
The RunSedona event is a tremendous economic generator for the community. In 2018 the event generated $3.3 million in direct spending from 3,000 participants and 7,000 spectators. The City and RunSedona thank area residents for their patience.
Get more information
Traffic control maps can be found here for each area:
The public is welcome to attend an event informational session on Jan. 7, 6 p.m., at the Sedona Charter School, 165 Kachina Dr.
Still have questions? Contact Jeffery Frost, race director, at (928) 380-0633.