The 2018 Covenant Health Marathon is this weekend, March 24- 25. Motorists who need to reach Fort Sanders Regional should prepare for road closures and plan accordingly.
Street and lane closures will occur throughout the center city and surrounding areas for the Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon race events. All roads are expected to be open by 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 25.
An important consideration this year for race participants, volunteers and spectators will be interstate routes. According to TDOT, I-40 East and I-40 West will be reduced to two lanes from the West Hills exit (Mile Marker 380) to just east of the I-640 interchange (Mile Marker 385) for bridge repairs taking place weekends throughout March.
Motorists who need to reach Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center and East Tennessee Children’s Hospital on Sunday morning should take Alcoa Highway to the Cumberland Avenue/Kingston Pike exit and enter the Fort Sanders area via 20th Street. Please look for directional signage along this route.
About Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon:
The Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon is a premier event organized by the Knoxville Track Club, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the encouragement of physical well being through running, jogging, competitive road racing, race-walking, fun runs, cross-country and track and field.