Abingdon Police Department
For Immediate Release
Traffic Information FOr 2016 Shamrock 4miler
The Shamrock 4 Miler will be held Friday, March 11, 2016 in downtown Abingdon. This is a large event that originates, and ends, at the Abingdon Farmers Market on Remsburg Drive. The four mile loop course, and one mile walking loop, guide participants through downtown Abingdon primarily on Valley and Main Streets.
This is the first year that the race has been held before daylight saving time, making this year’s Shamrock event a night race. Motorists are advised to use caution when passing through downtown Abingdon on Friday night. Be alert for police directing traffic and for participants on the roadways.
Due to race preparations, Remsburg Drive will be closed on Friday at 3 p.m. to allow for set up of the timer station and registration areas. Remsburg will remain closed until 11 p.m. Friday night.
Traffic will be slowed, delayed, and diverted to allow participants to safely complete the course.
Please expect delays on the following streets:
Remsburg Drive Cummings Street Wall Street
Depot Square West Main Street Plumb Alley
Valley Street College Street Church Street
Oak Street Pecan Street Court Street
Tanner Street Whites Mill Road Deadmore Street
Hutton Street Cambridge Street Rugby Terrace
Oxford Street Henderson Court Walden Road
Jefferson Circle Boone Street Thompson Drive
Park Street Railroad Street A Street
Please remain alert for participants and obey instructions of the officers and officials providing traffic control.
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