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September 4, 2019 11:43 AM

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - Rhythm and Roots Reunion 5K-10K Run

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - Rhythm and Roots Reunion 5K-10K Run

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - Rhythm and Roots Reunion 5K-10K Run. In addition to the static street closures listed above for the Rhythm and Roots Reunion festival, the following streets will be closed for the 5K-10K run on Saturday, September 21, 2019. The 10K run consists of two laps of the 5K run course.

Closing at 5:30 a.m. for the running is the southbound right lane of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard from Edmond Street to Cumberland Street; the southbound right lane of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard from Shelby Street to Anderson Street; the southbound right lane of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard from Locust Street/Alabama Street to Melrose Street; both southbound lanes of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard from Anderson Street to Locust Street/Alabama Street; Marion Avenue from 7th Street to Melrose Street; westbound Cumberland Street from Moore Street to Piedmont Avenue; southbound Moore Street from Scott Street, to Cumberland Street; and the eastbound right lane of Anderson Street from Volunteer Parkway to 6th Street. Just as the 5K begins at 8:00 a.m., both southbound lanes of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard will be closed from Anderson Street to Melrose Street, and Locust Street will be closed between Liberty Alley and Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. These closures will remain in place until the 10K run is over, which should be by approximately 11:00 a.m.

Motorists are also cautioned to be on the lookout for runners on lower-volume streets that are not closed to traffic, including: Melrose Street from Volunteer Parkway to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard; Shelby Street from 6th Street to 8th Street; 6th Street from Anderson Street to Shelby Street; 8th Street from Shelby Street to State Street; Moore Street from Winston Alley to Cumberland Street; Piedmont Avenue from Cumberland Street to Scott Street; and Scott Street from Moore Street to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. The Wes Davis Greenway will also be utilized for this event.

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