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YOU CAN FIND MORE INFORMATION AT FOLSOMFEST.ORG. LETICIA: IRONMAN IS JUST A FEW DAYS AWAY FROM CALIFORNIA. BRANDI: TRIATHALON ATTRACTS ATHLETES FROM THE WORLD. KCRA 3 HAS BEEN RELEASED IN THE STATE CAPITAL WITH BRIAN HICKEY EVENT PREVIEW. BRIAN: THERE WILL BE A FEW KCRAERS HERE. THE SCENE THAT WAS REALLY REALLY REBUILT IN IRONMAN VILLAGE WAS NOT LEFT FROM THE GROUND DUE TO THE BOMB CYCLONE. IT WAS A HUGE DISCUSSION. MANY PEOPLE ARE TALKING ABOUT THE WEATHER OF THE LAST YEAR, THE BOMB FORCING THE CANCELLATION OF RACES. A RAIN HIDDEN FALL AND THE ONLY BAD RAIN HAS HAPPENED ON RACE DAY. PEOPLE NEEDED TO SHUT DOWN THEIR DREAM OF MAKE IRONMAN LAST YEAR. WE TALKED WITH SOME ATHLETES WHO MADE CARE RUNS AND TRIED NOT TO LOSE. A MAN FROM LONG BEACH SAID IT HAS BEEN TWO YEARS AROUND THIS WEEKEND. >> THIS WILL BE THE FIRST TIME I WILL MAKE AN IRONMAN. IT SHOULD HAVE HAPPENED LAST YEAR, BUT IT WAS A BOMB CYCLONE AND WE HAVE TO DO IT AGAIN. WE HAVE BEEN TRAINING FOR ABOUT TWO YEARS AND NOW WE ARE READY TO DO IT AGAIN. BRIAN: IRONMAN ISOLATION – IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR INSPIRATION, COME TO THE WESTERN STEPS OF THE CAPTOL WHERE THE VILLAGE IS IN PLACE. TALK TO SOME ATHLETES THAT COME HERE FOR THE IRONMAN COURSE FROM AROUND THE WORLD, 2.4 MILE SWIMMING, 112 MILE CYCLE TYPE AND 26 – 26.2 MILE MARATHON. GOOD LUCK TO ALL ATHLETES. IF YOU ARE COMING FROM OUT OF TOWN, WELCOME TO SACRAMENTO. LETICIA: SO AWESOME. I DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO, IT IS NOT ON MY BUCKET LIST. THIS EVENT WILL HAVE A MAJOR IMPACT ON TRAFFIC. MELANIE: YOU MAY NOT BE AWARE THAT YOU HAVE BEEN CITY SIDE BEFORE, BUT SOME WAYS NEAR THE CAPITAL ARE CLOSED. — CAPTOL. THESE ARE POSSIBLY THE LARGEST BUT YOU MAY SEE SOME OTHER AREAS ARE BLOCKED AND THERE MAY BE SOME EXTRA CARS PARKED IN THE CITY. THIS IS JUST RECOMMENDED WHEN GOING DOWN TOWN AND GOING TO ANY DINNER PLANS. YOU WILL BE WITH

Ironman in Sacramento: Take a look at the roads closed, what to expect

Ironman California is just days away, and triathlon draws athletes from around the world to Sacramento. Nearly 4,000 athletes are expected to descend on Sacramento this weekend for a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride, and 26.2-mile run. The event takes place after rain last year led to the cancellation of the race.| HEAR FROM ATHLETES | Sacramento gears up for thousands of athletes participating in the Ironman triathlon Ironman California weather information Some northerly winds are expected to blow into the area during the race, which can affect bike track conditions. Things to know about the Ironman California track Swimming: Athletes Exit near the American River and Tower Bridge near Township 9 Park. View the swimming course map here. Cycling: The bike trail is a two-loop tour in the Sacramento River Delta region. View the bike trail map here. Running: The running track includes the areas around the Capitol, along the Sacramento River, the American River, and through downtown Sacramento. View a map of the running track here. Coverage of Ironman California on the Podcast Dying to Ask: The Ironman Mission Podcast Behind 13 for 13 Heroes Die to Ask: How Ironman athlete Michelle Bandur mobilized a bully’s messageFace, bike, inspiration: Folsom Ironman athlete’s brush with death doesn’t hold him crossing finish lines Ironman safety and security things to know about Ironman California traffic closuresThe race will also temporarily impact traffic in downtown Sacramento and downtown. On Friday, L Avenue will be closed between 10th and 15th Avenues, and N Avenue between 7th and 15th Avenues. Starting at 8am on Saturday, Capitol Mall from 8th Street to 9th Street will be closed until 1pm on Monday. Several bumpy roads will be closed on Race Day on Sunday. Take a closer look at downtown and downtown closures on Sunday: Tower Bridge from Riverfront Street to Front Street closes at 7:30 AM Broadway from the Sacramento River Bike Trail to Marina View Drive at 9 AM Closes Opens at 9 PM Marina View from Broadway to the Ramp closes at 9 AM Ramp Road from the Marina to the Sacramento River closes at 9 PM Broadway to Neasham Front Street to Neasham Circle closes at 9 PM Front Street to Front Street (Old Sac) from Neasham Circle closes at 9 AM Front Street (Old Sac) Park Strip from Neasham Circle to I Street closes at 7 AM from I Street Bridge to Railyards Boulevard’ a Jibboom Street closes at 9 am Opens at 12 pm on Monday, October 24 Robert T Matsui Waterfront Park to Railyards Avenue Jibboom Street closes at 9 pm Opens at 12 pm on Monday, October 24 from the American River Bike Trail Jibboom Street Bridge to Natomas Park Drive from Jibboom Street Railyards Boulevard (south side) to 6th Avenue opens at 12pm on Monday, October 9 Railyards Avenue to G Street 246th Street closes at 9am Monday, October 24th at 12:24G Avenue (north side) 6th to 7th Avenue closes at 9am, opens at 12pm on Monday, October. G Street to F Street 247th Street closes at 9 a.m. Opens at 12 a.m. Monday, 7th Street to 13th Street 24 Oct. F Street closes at 9 p.m., opens at 12 p.m. on Monday, October . Closes 9th Street at 9:00 am, opens at 2:00 on Monday, October 24. Closes at 9 am on Monday, October 24, 24N Street 3rd to 15th Street Opens at 2am Monday, October 2415th Street N Street to L Street cl 09:00 oses, Northgate Blvd’ It opens at 2 am on Monday, October 24th. Closes 9am to Railroad Drive Opens 9:30am Highway entrances and exits will also be affected by the closure of roads on Race Day: I-50 Westbound off ramp from 5th Street closes at 7am I-50bound from river on ramp The road on the ramp near 15th Street closes at 7 a.m.

Ironman California is just days away, and triathlon draws athletes from around the world to Sacramento.

Nearly 4,000 athletes are expected to descend on Sacramento this weekend for a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride, and 26.2-mile run. The event takes place after a while Last year’s rain led to the cancellation of the race.

| HEAR FROM ATHLETES | Sacramento gears up for thousands of athletes participating in the Ironman triathlon

Things to know about Ironman California weather

Some northerly winds are expected to hit the area during the race, which can affect cycling track conditions.

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Things to know about the Ironman California course

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your face: Athletes start at American River near Township 9 Park and exit near Tower Bridge. View the swimming course map here.

Bike: The bike trail is a two-loop tour in the Sacramento River Delta region. View the bike trail map here.

To run: The running track includes areas around the Capitol, along the Sacramento River, the American River, and through downtown Sacramento. View a map of the running track here.

Coverage on Ironman California

Things to know about Ironman California traffic closures

The race will also temporarily affect traffic in downtown and downtown Sacramento.

On Friday, L Avenue will be closed between 10th and 15th Avenues, and N Avenue between 7th and 15th Avenues.

Starting at 8am on Saturday, Capitol Mall from 8th Street to 9th Street will be closed until 1pm on Monday.

Several bumpy roads will be closed on Race Day on Sunday. Here’s a closer look at downtown and downtown closures Sunday:

  • Tower Bridge from Riverfront Street to Front Street closes at 07:30 and opens at 11:00
  • Broadway from the Sacramento River Bike Trail to Marina View Drive closes at 9am, opens at 9pm
  • Broadway to Ramp Way Marina View Drive closes at 9am, opens at 9pm
  • Ramp Trail from Marina View Drive to Sacramento River Bike Trail closes at 9am, opens at 9pm
  • Front Street from Broadway to Neasham Circle closes at 9am, opens at 9pm
  • Front Street to Front Street (Old Sac) Neasham Circle closes 9am, opens 9pm
  • Front Street (Old Sac) Parking Lane from Neasham Circle to I Street closes at 7am, opens at 9pm
  • I Street Bridge to Railyards Avenue Jibboom Street closes at 9am, opens at 12pm on Monday, October 24
  • Robert T Matsui Waterfront Park to Railyards Avenue Jibboom Street closes at 9am, opens at 12am on Monday, October 24
  • The Eastbound Jibboom Street Bridge from the American River Bike Trail to Natomas Park Drive closes at 9am, opens at 12pm on Monday, October 24th.
  • Jibboom Street to 6 Railyards Avenue (south side)pearl The street closes at 9 o’clock and opens at 12 o’clock on Monday, October 24
  • 6pearl Street from Railyards Avenue to G Street closes at 9am, opens at 12pm on Monday, October 24
  • G Street from 6 (north side)pearl street 7pearl The street closes at 9 o’clock and opens at 12 o’clock on Monday, October 24
  • 7pearl The street from G Street to F Street closes at 9 am and opens at 12 pm on Monday, October 24
  • F Street from 7pearl street up to 13pearl The street closes at 9 o’clock and opens at 12 o’clock on Monday, October 24
  • 13pearl The street from F Street to J Street closes at 9 am and opens at 12 pm on Monday, October 24
  • 15 from L Streetpearl street 9pearl The street closes at 9am, opens at 2am on Monday, October 24
  • Capitol Mall from 9pearl Street to 4th Street closes at 9am and opens at 2am on Monday, October 24
  • 4pearl The street from Capitol Mall to N Street closes at 9am, opens at 2am on Monday, October 24
  • from N Street 3rd street up to 15pearl The street closes at 9am, opens at 2am on Monday, October 24
  • 15pearl N Street to L Street Closes at 9 am Opens at 2 pm on Monday, October 24
  • Del Paso Blvd. from Northgate Blvd. Closes to Railroad Drive at 9am, opens at 9:30pm

Highway entry and exit ramps will also be affected by road closures on Race Day:

  • Westbound I-50 ramp exit from 5pearl The street closes at 7 am
  • Eastbound I-50 on ramp 15 from River Road near ramppearl The street closes at 7 am

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