The City of Red Deer is advising residents of upcoming traffic disruptions and reduced access in the Woodlea neighbourhood this weekend due to the Woody’s Marathon.  

Beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, 42A Avenue from 55 Street to 58 Street will be closed until Sunday, May 19 at 4 p.m.  

On Sunday, May 19 from 7:50 a.m. to 8:40 a.m., 55 Street from 42A Avenue to 45 Avenue, and 45 Avenue from 55 Street to the entrance of Mackenzie Trails will be closed.   

Additionally, 40 Ave from 52 Street to 42A Ave (Michener Hill), will be reduced to one lane from 7:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. to accommodate race participants.  

Drivers are asked to use extra caution when driving in the area and consider finding an alternate route.