U.S. Olympic Team Trials Marathon kicks off busy weekend in downtown Orlando

Runners and spectators packed downtown Orlando for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials Marathon Saturday morning.



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The Olympic hopefuls are competing to qualify for the 2024 Olympics in Paris.

This is not the only event taking place in downtown Orlando this weekend.

Residents can also expect heavy crowds from Megacon and the NFL Pro Bowl Games on Sunday.

Read: Hundreds of thousands of people expected to pack Orlando this weekend

Megacon is taking place at the Orange County Convention Center and the Pro Bowl will be at Camping World Stadium.

Road closures around downtown Orlando will be lifted later Saturday afternoon.

Mayor Buddy Dyer said the trials would also significantly impact local businesses.

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