Parks & Recreation

RunSedona traffic advisory (Feb.)

Road closure info for Feb. 1 and 2, 2019

Post Date:01/02/2019 12:00 p.m.


SEDONA, Ariz. -- The RunSedona Half-Marathon, 10K and 5K events will be held Feb. 2, 2019, beginning at 8 a.m. The course begins on Navoti Drive near Bristlecone Pines Road, heads eastward to Calle Del Este, enters SR89A heading east, then turns north onto Dry Creek Road; the marathon participants will continue further, onto Long Canyon/Boynton Canyon roads. All participants will return via the same route.

Road restrictions and closures

Feb. 1-2  Navoti closure
Navoti Drive closed between Bristlecone Pines Road and South Foothills Drive beginning 8 a.m. on Feb. 1, continuing through 5 p.m. on Feb. 2.

Feb. 2  Navoti Drive access to Rimstone subdivision closed
8 a.m.- 3 p.m. No access to or from the Rimstone subdivision from Navoti Drive.

Feb. 2  Event closures

7:30-9:30 a.m. Dry Creek Road closed between State Route 89A and Long Canyon Road
8-11 a.m. Southbound lanes of State Route 89A closed between Calle Del Este and Dry Creek Road

Feb. 2  Estimated reopening times

Northbound Dry Creek Road, heading toward Enchantment Resort, is expected to reopen between Thunder Mountain and Long Canyon sometime between 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Southbound Dry Creek Road, heading toward State Route 89A, is expected to reopen between Thunder Mountain and SR89A sometime between 11:30 a.m. and noon, after all participants have finished the route.

Area residents are encouraged to plan traffic-related activities before or after the scheduled road closure and delays. Sedona Police officers and Sedona Fire District personnel will be available throughout the area to assist with any emergency needs or service requests. Access to the Sedona Medical Center is always maintained.

The RunSedona Event is a tremendous economic generator for the community. In 2018 the event generated $3.3 million in direct spending by 3,000 participants and 7,000 spectators. The city and RunSedona thank area residents for their patience.

Get more information

Visit for traffic control maps

The public is welcome to attend an event information session Jan. 7, 6 p.m., at the Sedona Charter School, 165 Kachina Dr.

Still have questions? Contact Jeffery Frost, race director, at (928) 380-0633.


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