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Published on February 26, 2024
Fort Worth Gears Up for 46th Cowtown Marathon with Traffic Alerts and Enthusiastic Police SupportSource: Fort Worth Police Department

The 46th annual Cowtown Marathon is hitting the ground running this weekend. To ensure the event goes off without a hitch, the Fort Worth Police Department and nearby agencies will be on hand to both direct traffic and offer a round of applause for the participants.

According to the Fort Worth Police Department, a marathon is a citywide event, organizers have given a heads-up on the areas expected to see the most runners, and consequently the most traffic disruptions. A detailed timeline indicating the impact on specific regions has been made available for residents on the marathon's website.

For those intending to drive in the area, or locals curious about when the marathon may sweep through their neighborhood, look no further. URL links to turn-by-turn maps for both Saturday and Sunday routes are provided, easing navigation around the marathon's path and minimizing inconvenience.

Enthusiasm for the storied race is clear in the FWPD's online announcement. Their support extends beyond their duty to manage traffic, reaching into a communal effort to uplift the athletes striving towards the finish line. "FWPD alongside surrounding agencies will be directing traffic (and cheering on all the runners) for the 46th annual The Cowtown Marathon taking place this weekend in our great city," per the Fort Worth Police Department.

Consistent with the community spirit the event is known for, hashtags like #TheCowtownMarathon and #FortWorthTX proliferate on social media, as runners and supporters alike gear up for a weekend of endurance and celebration in Fort Worth's bustling streets.