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Road closures in Kennesaw for race

Road closures have been announced for the Great Locomotive Chase 5K on Sept. 29 in Kennesaw.

From 6 a.m. to about 10 a.m., these roads will be closed:

  • Main Street from Watts Drive to Swift Cantrell Park.
  • Cherokee Street from Big Shanty Drive to Main Street.
  • Rutledge Road, Jiles Road, Paulding Street, Knightsbridge Road, Park Drive, Lewis Street, Dallas Street, Moon Station Road, Whitfield Place and J. O. Stephenson Avenue - all at Main Street.

While posted signs for road closures along Main Street and in downtown Kennesaw indicate roads will be closed from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m., note this does not mean all roads will be closed for the full four hours.

Police officers will be stationed at all critical crossroads and intersections to allow drivers minimal wait times.

This 10th annual 5K Run, 1 Mile Fun Run and Tot Trot will start at Kennesaw First Baptist Church, 2958 N. Main St., and run up Main Street into Swift Cantrell Park with a downhill finish in downtown Kennesaw at the intersection of Main Street and Cherokee Street directly in front of the Southern Museum.

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The 1 Mile Fun Run also will start in front of Kennesaw First Baptist Church, and the Tot Trot will begin in front of Big Shanty Barbershop.

This race is a USATF Certified, AJC Peachtree Road Race Qualifier and part of the 2018 Kennesaw Grand Prix and Run & See Georgia Grand Prix Series.

Registration: KennesawGrandPrix.com/the-six-races/great-locomotive-race/glc5k-registration

Information: SouthernMuseum.org/foundation/great-locomotive-chase-5k, Kennesaw-ga.gov/road-closures-posted-for-next-grand-prix-series-race

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