HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — This Saturday more than 12-hundred runners from 39 different states will be in Huntsville this weekend for the annual Rocket City Marathon. The Huntsville tradition dates back more than 40 years but you still need to be prepared for road closures.
Here is what you need to know if you plan on driving in the downtown area:
The race starts at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday near the Von Braun Center the 26-mile course will traverse it’s way through Five Points as far north as Vinyard Street north of Interstate 565.
It will then work it’s way back to the downtown area to Governors Drive all the way to the Space and Rocket Center.