March 30, 2012 — The Charlottesville Ten-Miler foot race, scheduled for 7:15 a.m. Saturday, will alter traffic patterns around the University of Virginia and around the city.
Proceeds from the 37th annual race will benefit lung cancer research at the University. For a map of the course, click here.
The race will start at University Hall at the intersection of Copeley and Massie roads, which will both be closed to traffic from 7 to 7:25 a.m. for the start of the race. Copeley Road will be closed again from 8 to 10 a.m. for the finish.
Motorists can expect delays on the roads surrounding Scott Stadium – Alderman, Stadium, Whitehead and McCormick roads – from 7:15 to 7:50 a.m.; at the intersections on Rugby Road between University and Grady avenues, from 7:25 to 8:15 a.m. and at the intersections on Grady and Preston avenues, especially on westbound side, from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.
Delays can also be expected at the intersections on Jefferson Park Avenue, 7th, 2nd, Northwood, Evergreen, Park, Lexington and High streets from 7:35 to 9 a.m., and at intersections along Water and Main streets and University Avenue from 7:45 to 9:30 a.m. Expect delays.
There will also be delays at intersections on McCormick and Alderman roads from 7:50 to 9:45 a.m.
— by Matt Kelly