Savannah Women’s Half Marathon, road closures

This Saturday, April 2nd, as you do weekend errands you may run into some road closures due to Publix annual Savannah Women’s Half Marathon & 5K. Starting at 7:30 a.m. roads will begin closing with the 5K route reopening by 9 a.m., possibly a bit earlier. According to a release from Taylor Castillejo of Visit Savannah, the half marathon route will close Victory Drive between 8-10:30 a.m. with detours at Abercorn and Bee Roads. The half marathon and 5K races start at 7:30 a.m. with a post-race party at Forsyth Park.

Rain or shine the race will continue on. In the event of lightning in the area, the race may be delayed(30-minutes max) or cancelled depending on the severity of the weather. The weekend begins with a New Balance Fashion Fitness Expo at the Savannah Hilton DeSoto from 10-8 p.m. on Friday, April 1st.

Metro Police will be on the route to help assist with traffic the day of the race.

For more information, contact Ben Wilder at 912.644.6414 or or visit for event details.


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