This Saturday, April 2nd, as you do weekend errands you may run into some road closures due to Publix annual Savannah Women’s Half Marathon & 5K. Starting at 7:30 a.m. roads will begin closing with the 5K route reopening by 9 a.m., possibly a bit earlier. According to a release from Taylor Castillejo of Visit Savannah, the half marathon route will close Victory Drive between 8-10:30 a.m. with detours at Abercorn and Bee Roads. The half marathon and 5K races start at 7:30 a.m. with a post-race party at Forsyth Park.
Rain or shine the race will continue on. In the event of lightning in the area, the race may be delayed(30-minutes max) or cancelled depending on the severity of the weather. The weekend begins with a New Balance Fashion Fitness Expo at the Savannah Hilton DeSoto from 10-8 p.m. on Friday, April 1st.
Metro Police will be on the route to help assist with traffic the day of the race.