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Heart of Uptown 5K
By Eric Fredericks


This annual 5K relay will start and finish at the Church of the Incarnation. All participants will convene in the church parking lot where food and beverage (alcoholic) will be provided. The run will start at 1 p.m. on McKinney Avenue (south of Elizabeth Street), proceed north on McKinney Avenue (two left lanes), U-turn south of Fitzhugh Avenue, south on McKinney Avenue (in northbound lanes - against the flow of traffic), west on Elizabeth Street, south on Cole Avenue (two southbound lanes), east on N Haskell Avenue, north on McKinney Avenue, return to the start/finish line and repeat two more loops on the same route to finish. The right curb lanes of northbound McKinney Avenue and southbound Cole Avenue remain open to vehicular traffic. The two lanes closest to Cole Park, as well as Elizabeth Street and Haskell Avenue between Cole Avenue and McKinney Avenue will close at 12:30 p.m. All streets will reopen at 2:15 p.m. Setup begins September 17 at 7 p.m. with the erection of a stage (12’x12’x24”) and tents (one 20’x20’ and six 6’x6’). Teardown will be complete by 5 p.m.