Advisory of Potential Traffic Impacts –
Divas Half-Marathon Sunday Morning May 6th
The Divas Half Marathon Series is one of the fastest growing women’s running/walking half-marathons in the US. On Sunday morning, May 6 , the Divas will be hosting a Half-Marathon which will run through the cities of San Mateo, Burlingame, and Foster City. The race begins and ends at Bayside Park in Burlingame. However, the majority of the 13.1 mile race will occur on pathways and streets in San Mateo. Police personnel and course marshals will be positioned throughout the course to assist pedestrian and vehicle traffic in the affected neighborhoods
Areas impacted in San Mateo are as follows:
1) Northbound Highway 101 exit at Peninsula Avenue – closed from approximately 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Message sign boards will be posted along Highway 101 redirecting Northbound 101 Traffic. The Northbound Highway 101 on-ramp from Airport Blvd will remain open.
2) The Bayfront trail from Coyote Point to Foster City will be closed to bicyclists from 7:00-11:00.
3) Runners will be exiting the bay trail at Monte Diablo and using surface streets (Quebec, Peck and Ryder ) in order to re-join the bay trail at Ryder Park. Traffic access along these streets will be temporarily impacted from approximately 7:45 a.m. to 8:30. Efforts have been made to reach all neighborhood residents and brief them on the potential parking traffic impact during the race.
4) One lane of northbound J. Hart Clinton Drive (the lane adjacent to Seal Point Park) from Ryder Park to the terminus in Foster City will be closed for runners. Officers will be stationed at the entry to Seal Point Park, at Detroit Drive, at Anchor Road, and Mariners Island Blvd in order to assist with traffic. Message sign boards will also be posted along J. Hart Clinton Drive requesting drivers to slow to 25 mph.