The flowered city half-marathon will have an impact on traffic on Sunday morning

ROCHESTER, NY — The Rochester Regional Health Flower City Half Marathon is back for its 14th year and will close a few streets.

The race has a new starting line this year at Parcel 5, where runners will warm up before running 13.1 miles around Rochester. The race starts at 7:30 a.m. A 5 km race will begin shortly after, at 7:40 a.m.

Cortland Street, Lot 5, will be closed from noon on Saturday, April 27 until 12:30 p.m. on Sunday after the race. Surrounding streets – Elm Street and Andrew Langston Street – will have no parking from Saturday afternoon until noon Sunday.

Fleet Feet Rochester has announced the following traffic advisories, which will take effect Sunday morning:

  • Zone 1 (7:15 a.m. to 9 a.m.): From Parcel 5 on Main Street westbound to affected streets on W. Main, Madison, Brown, Morrie Silver Way, Verona Street, N Plymouth Ave, from Brown St to E. Main.
  • Zone 1a (7:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.) Main street, from East Avenue to South Avenue.
  • Zone 2 (7:45 a.m. to 9 a.m.): Will start at E. Main to East Ave to right on Buckingham to Park Ave to Goodman.
  • Area 3 (8 a.m. to 10 a.m.): Goodman of Park in Pinetum. No exit from I-490 towards Goodman St.
  • Zone 4 (8 a.m. to 11 a.m.): Pinetum to Reservoir then cross South Ave then Reservoir right on Mt. Hope. Left on McLean, left on Wilson, right on Elmwood onto River Trail in Genesee Valley Park. Wilson Boulevard. from Elmwood to McLean during peak hours will be restricted southbound, use Intercampus or Ford St.
  • Zone 5 (8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.): Restrictions on South Ave and Main Street.

After the race, participants will enjoy a post-race party at the finish line, also in plot 5.

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