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Traffic Alert for residents in the Birkdale Village area as the Huntersville Half Marathon and Holiday 5k (www.huntersvillehalf.com) return this Saturday. 

Route Maps:

- Huntersville Half

- Huntersville 5k

Community Impact (estimates from race organizer)

Packet Pickup in Birkdale Village - Thursday 12:00 – 8:00 pm Dicks Sporting Goods, Friday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm Fleet Feet Sports, Saturday 6:30 – 7:45 am Fleet Feet Sports

Prerace – 6:30 – 8:00 am Runners will begin arriving to the Start area (corner of Townley Rd and Cranlyn Rd). Runners are instructed to park in the Newel Rubbermaid complex on Northcross Dr.

Start – 8:00 am half marathon, 8:10 am 5k, 8:15 am kids mile (all times exact)

Finish – 8:25 – 9:00 am 5k, 8:25 – 8:35 am kids mile, 9:15 – 11:30 am half marathon (all times estimated based on past finish times)

Particular Neighborhood Impact by time of day
Birkdale Village– 6:30 – 8:20 am
Hwy 73 (mile 0-1) 8:00 – 8:20 am
Northcross Dr/Stumptown Rd (mile 1-3) 8:05 – 8:35 am
Rosedale Neighborhood (mile 3.5-5) 8:20 – 9:00 am
Wynfield Neighborhood (mile 5.5-7) 8:30 – 9:25 am
MacCauley Neighborhood (mile 7-10) 8:40 – 10:00 am
Birkdale Neighborhood (mile 10-13) 8:50 – 11:30 am

5k impact – Birkdale Neighborhood 8:10 – 9:00 am

Major Intersections to Avoid
Hwy 73 and Birkdale Commons – 8:00 – 8:20 am

Gilead Rd and Wynfield Parkway – 8:30 – 9:30 am

**Please reference the attached course maps for further information. All times are approximate and are subject to change. Please consult your local Huntersville Police Department Officers who will be located throughout the course for routing information.
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