Baltimore 10-miler road closures announced for Saturday

BALTIMORE - The annual charity run, the Baltimore 10-miler, takes place Saturday, originating in Druid Hill Park, affecting traffic through several neighborhoods.

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation sent out a lengthy list of traffic modifications for the weekend, starting early Saturday morning.

Roughly 5,000 runners are expected for the event, which starts at 7:30 a.m. One lane of traffic will be coned off for participants along the race route where possible. Commuters are advised to find a different route as there will be traffic stops along the race course, and drivers in the area should watch for pedestrians. The 10 mile course takes the following path, starting in the park:

•    Start on East Drive, east of Swann Drive 
•    Continue on East Drive and pass the pool; road becomes Wyman Park Drive. 
•    Continue on Wyman Park Drive, crossing over Sisson Street/Keswick Road, and over Remington Drive. 
•    Veer right at San Martin Drive, continuing on Wyman Park. 
•    Turn right onto Art Museum Drive (which becomes Howard Street) 
•    Turn left onto E. 28th Street 
•    Go approximately seven blocks, then turn left onto Greenmount Avenue 
•    Make slight right onto Old York Road 
•    Turn right onto 33rd Street, and follow it to Lake Montebello. 
•    Circle counterclockwise around Lake Montebello, then exit back out onto 33rd Street. 
•    At the first light, turn right onto The Alameda. 
•    At 35th Street turn around and go south on The Alameda back to 33rd Street. 
•    Turn right onto 33rd Street, and follow it back to Greenmount. 
•    Turn left onto Greenmount, and follow it to 28th Street. 
•    Turn right onto 28th Street. 
•    Turn left onto Wyman Park Drive. 
•    Follow Wyman Park Drive back to Druid Hill Park, going past the pool and veering left on East Drive. 
•    Turn right onto Red Road. 
•    Turn left onto Shop Road. 
•    Stay to the left around Safety City on Grove Road and Cut Off Drive. 
•    Turn right onto Red Road, then right onto East Drive. 
•    Finish on East Drive, before the intersection with Swann Drive. 

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