May 20, 2011 | WMU News
The detours will be in place prior to the start of the event at 6:30 p.m. and remain until 8 p.m. An expected 2,200 girls ages 8 to 12 will leave Waldo Stadium and head downtown on South Street on their 3.1-mile journey through the downtown streets then back on West Lovell to Waldo Stadium. Traffic will be routed around the downtown area to the east.
Street closures to accommodate the event
Additionally, lane closures will occur on South, Burdick, Vine, Rose and Lovell streets.
Girls on the Run is a national program and is in its ninth year in the greater Kalamazoo area. The 5K is the culmination of the 10-week program. Girls will celebrate their successes, affirm the lessons they have learned and share their enthusiasm for running and healthy living with members of the community.