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Savannah Women’s Half Marathon & 5K Road Closures Announced

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 8:59 AM | DNA ADMIN Communications (Administrator)
SAVANNAH, Ga. — 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.

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

Click here to view the Course Map

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Downtown Neighborhood Association of Savannah, GA Inc.
P.O. Box 9416
Savannah, GA 31412

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