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Roads will be closed along the race route.

Roads closed for Fort4Fitness

More than 10,000 runners and walkers are in Fort Wayne today for Fort4Fitness. The 4-mile run starts at 7:30 a.m. The half marathon starts at 8 a.m., and the 10K starts at 9 a.m.

Several roads will be closed Saturday for the race at times noted below (except one place as noted).

Note: all times 7:30 a.m. and later may be delayed up to one hour due to inclement weather or other emergencies or unforeseen circumstances.

  • West Baker Street – closed between Ewing and Harrison streets from 11 p.m. Friday to 1 p.m. Sunday
  • West Baker – closed from Fairfield to Ewing from 6 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • W. Baker – closed from Harrison to Calhoun from 7 to 9:30 a.m.
  • Harrison Street – closed from Melita to West Brackenridge streets from 7 to 9:30 a.m.
  • Calhoun Street – closed from E. Baker to Williams streets 7 to 9:30 a.m. (All intersections will be barricaded off from West Baker to Masterson streets)
  • Calhoun – closed from Williams Street to Rudisill Boulevard 7 to 10 a.m.
  • Calhoun – closed from Rudisill to West Pettit Avenue 8 to 10:15 a.m.
  • Calhoun – closed from West Pettit to Paulding Road 8 to 9:15 a.m.
  • Calhoun – closed from Paulding to Hoover Drive 8 to 10 a.m.
  • Calhoun – open from Tillman Road to Hoover Drive and Donald Ross Golf Course but two-way traffic is diverted to use just northbound lanes
  • Packard Avenue – closed from Calhoun to Indiana Avenue 7:30 to 9 a.m.
  • West Pettit Avenue – closed from Calhoun to South Wayne streets 9 to 10:15 a.m.
  • Tillman Road – eastbound lanes reduced to right lane only and westbound lanes shifted to use left eastbound lane from 6:30 to 10 a.m. Police at both ends to slow down traffic once runners are present.
  • Fairfield Avenue – closed from Tillman to Southfair Court 6:30 to 10 a.m.
  • Greenway Trail and Foster Park – closed to vehicular traffic 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. (Foster Park Golf Course closed to golfers until 11 a.m. tee times)
  • Old Mill Road – closed from Foster Park to Hartman Road 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
  • Lexington Avenue – closed from Old Mill to Hartman 8:30 to 11 a.m.
  • Hartman Road – closed from Old Mill to Westover Road 8:30 to 11 a.m.
  • Westover Road – closed from Hartman to Crestwood Drive 8:30 to 11 a.m.
  • Crestwood Drive – closed from Westover to Sherwood Terrace 8:30 to 11 a.m.
  • Sherwood Terrace – closed from Hartman to Stratford roads 8:30 to 11 a.m.
  • Stratford Road – closed from Sherwood Terrace to West Pettit Avenue 8:30 to 11 a.m.
  • West Pettit Avenue – closed from Stratford to Old Mill roads 8:30 to 11 a.m.
  • Old Mill – closed from Pettit to Old Farm Circle 8:30 to 11:15 a.m.
  • Old Farm Circle – closed from Old Mill to South Wayne Avenue 8:30 to 11:15 a.m.
  • South Wayne Avenue – closed from Old Farm Circle to West Pettit 8:30 to 11:15 a.m.
  • South Wayne – closed from West Pettit to Pasadena Drive 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. (Half Marathon uses southbound (west) side and 10K uses northbound (east) side. Courses merge at Pasadena)
  • South Wayne – closed from Pasadena to Rudisill 8:45 to 11:30 a.m.
  • South Wayne – closed from Rudisill to Oakdale Drive 8:45 to 11:45 a.m.
  • Oakdale Drive – closed from South Wayne to Indiana 8:45 to 11:45 a.m.
  • Indiana Avenue – closed from Oakdale Drive to Packard Avenue 8:45 to 11:45 a.m.
  • Indiana – closed from Packard to Kinnaird avenues 7:30 to 11:45 a.m.
  • Kinnaird Avenue – closed from Indiana to South Wayne 7:30 to 11:45 a.m.
  • South Wayne – closed from Kinnaird to Beechwood Drive 7:30 to 11:45 a.m.
  • Beechwood Drive – closed from South Wayne to Fairfield/Pontiac 7:30 to 11:45 a.m.
  • Pontiac Street – closed from Fairfield to Hoagland avenues 7:30 a.m. to noon
  • Hoagland Avenue – closed from Pontiac to Bass streets 7:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
  • Bass Street – closed from Hoagland to Fairfield avenues 7:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
  • Masterson Avenue – closed at Webster Street 7:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
  • Northbound Fairfield Avenue – closed from 6 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Southbound Fairfield remains open. (Detour northbound Fairfield via westbound Taylor Street, northbound Broadway, and eastbound Jefferson to Ewing)
  • Ewing Street – closed from Baker Street to Jefferson Boulevard 6 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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