Several main roadways in Owensboro will be temporarily closed Saturday morning for the Wendell Foster Half Marathon. Cones are already being placed along many portions of the course.
Delays can be expected from 7-11:30 a.m. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes, avoid areas along the race course, allow for extra driving time and proceed with caution on streets near the race course.
The 13.1-mile race will be fully supported including some full and partial road closures.
Major streets impacted will be J.R. Miller Boulevard, Ford Avenue, Griffith Avenue, Lewis Lane, and Locust Street, among others. Portions of the course will remain open to traffic.
For more information on the Wendell Foster Half Marathon and for a visual of the course to see which streets will be affected, visit www.wendellfoster.org/halfmarathon.
“We are excited to support Wendell Foster as this exciting event returns to our community,” said Tim Ross, Director of Public Events for the City of Owensboro.