Komen Columbus Race for the Cure: Schedule, course map, road closures

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Each year cities around the world, including Columbus, come together to support research for breast cancer through the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.

One hundred percent of the proceeds made through the yearly race go towards the organization's mission to fund local programs for breast health education, screening and treatment, along with research.

RACE DAY SCHEDULE

  • 8 a.m. - Expo and SurvivorPalooza Opens on Broad Street between High and Third
  • 9 a.m. - Survivor Ceremony Begins at City Hall
  • 9:45 a.m. - 5K Run/Walk Starts
  • 10 a.m. - Family Fun Walk Starts

FORECAST

It’s looking like we will be dealing with some rounds of rain on Saturday. Right now, models are hinting that the best chances for rain and storms will be in the late morning and afternoon but some stray showers will be possible when the race kicks off.

Plan to bring the rain gear but while the skies will be gloomy and we’ll see chances for rain, temperatures will be cooler, with race time temperatures in the 60’s.

Weather Resources: Interactive Radar | Weather Warnings | Latest forecast

ROAD CLOSURES

With thousands of people expected to take to the streets of downtown Columbus, traffic will likely be impacted.

10TV has what you need to know to get around it all.

  • Broad Street between High and Third will close by 6 pm on Friday, May 18. Take Main Street instead.
  • High Street between State and Broad will close by 6 am on Saturday, May 19. Take 3rd or 4th instead.
  • Front Street between Broad and Long will close by 6 am on Saturday, May 19. Take 3rd or 4th instead.
  • All roads on the course will begin to close by 9:15 am on Race Morning.

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