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Prepare For Color Run Road Closures Saturday In Ypsilanti

Jun 20, 2014

If you'll be driving in the Ypsilanti area Saturday morning, plan on dodging street closures necessary to hold the annual Color Run.

Credit ytown.org

Streets will be closed at 7 a.m. with the 5-K race and walk scheduled to start at 8.  Among the affected streets:

  • Cross Avenue from N River Street to College Place
  • N River Street from Michigan Avenue to Forest Avenue
  • Forest Avenue from N River Street to College Place
  • Lowell Street from N Huron River Drive to Forest Avenue
  • College Place from Forest Avenue to Cross Avenue
  • Hamilton Street from Lowell Street to Washtenaw Avenue
  • Washtenaw Avenue from Hamilton Street to N Huron Street
  • N Huron Street/Huron River Drive to Lowell Street

Some 15,000 people are expected to participate in this year's Color Run.  Look for streets to start to re-open around noon.

Find more information about the Color Run, including a course map, online: