(FROM TYLER POLICE DEPARTMENT) - Tyler Police Department would like to inform you of an upcoming 15K, 5K and 1K race sponsored by Fresh this Saturday, March 1, 2014 starting at 8:00 a.m. and ending around 10:00 a.m. followed by a concert at Fresh.
The races will have approximately 2,000+ runners running specific courses throughout Southwest Tyler. The outer borders of the course are as follows:
North side - Rice Rd.
East side – S. Broadway
South side – Mahar Rd.
West side – Old Jacksonville Hwy.
Tyler Police officers will be assisting with traffic control at major intersections and highly traveled streets where runners are designated to run in coned off traffic lanes during the race.
We encourage those who do not want to be inconvenienced yielding to runners to take an alternate route to avoid the areas altogether.
Officers will be giving the runners the right-of-way, but will allow traffic to flow when possible so as not to interfere with runners and their times.
We ask all motorists that may be stopped to be patient and courteous to participants and officers.
A detailed map of the course has been attached for the route of this event.