Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure returns to downtown Columbus
The 30th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure speeds through downtown Columbus Saturday, following two years of virtual races. Over 63-hundred runners are registered, and thousands more are expected to cheer them on.
Events kick off at 7am with a mass exercise activity. The race begins at 8:30, with a family fun walk scheduled to start at 8:45.
Road closures and bus reroutes begin later tonight. Rich Street from High to 3rd streets will close at 7 p.m. today; and COTA lines 71, 72, and 73 will be rerouted.
Long Street will be closed between High Street and Hocking Street. Spring Street will be closed from West Street to Hocking.
Neil Avenue will be closed from Nationwide Boulevard to combined start/finish line at North Bank Park.
Front Street will close between Town and Gay streets and High Street between State and Rich streets will close at 5 a.m.
A rolling closure of the race course begins at 8:15am, and will last approximately 2 hours.
Lines 1 thru 12, plus the CMAX and Zoo bus lines will be rerouted beginning at 8 am Saturday. COTA say riders should expect significant delays until noon on Saturday. Click here for details on bus routes.