Join in Alpharetta's Heart & Sole 5K, Fun Run and Tot Trot, which benefits The Lionheart School and Lionheart WORKS program.
Photo: From The Lionheart School's Facebook page/For the AJC
Photo: From The Lionheart School's Facebook page/For the AJC

5K to cause road closures in Grant Park area 

Residents in living near Grant Park may want to run their errands later in the day Saturday. 

Some roads will be closed for the annual Girls on The Run 5K and festival, which starts at 7:30 a.m. at Cheney Stadium on Connally Street. Girls on The Run is an organization that encourages girls to be healthy and confident. 

The course starts on Georgia Avenue and runs along Hank Aaron Drive, Memorial Drive and Cherokee Avenue. The run starts at 9 a.m. A free tot trot, for children 5 years old and younger, will begin at 10:15 a.m. 

Proceeds from the race benefit the Girls on the Run Scholarship Fund. 

The following roads will be closed for the event: 

  • All lanes will be closed on Ami Avenue 
  • All lanes on Georgia Avenue
  • One lane of traffic will be closed between Hank Aaron Drive and Memorial Drive; Memorial Drive between Cherokee Avenue and Cherokee Avenue to Georgia Avenue

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