Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Road closures announced for Saturday's Publix Savannah Women's Half Marathon & 5K

Posted By on Wed, Mar 25, 2015 at 11:27 AM

The Publix Savannah Women’s Half Marathon & 5K will take place this Saturday, March 28, resulting in road closures. "More than 2,300 people will participate in this inaugural race event," according to a spokesperson.

Here's a link to a map of the route:

Roads will be closed starting at 7:30 a.m., with the majority of the 5K route reopening by 8:30 a.m.

The half marathon route will temporarily close Victory Drive between 8-10:30 a.m. Detours will be at Abercorn and Bee Roads. The Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department will assist with the event, allowing cars to safely cross the course at major intersections.

The race weekend will begin with a New Balance Fashion Fitness Expo at the Savannah Hilton DeSoto from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., on Friday, March 27. The half marathon and 5K races start at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 28, with the post-race party to be held in Forsyth Park.

Full list of road closures and open times:

4 a.m. – Drayton Street between Park & Gaston Streets closed
7:30 a.m. – Race Start
8 – 10:30 am – Victory Drive closed with detours available.
8:30 a.m. – 5K route to open
10:30 a.m. – Daffin Park area to open
11:30 a.m. – All streets open
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