Run for the Schools, a run benefiting students from the Iowa City Community School District and Regina Catholic Education Center, will happen this Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. 

Several roads will close for the half-mile, mile, 5K, 10K, and half-marathon run. Road closures will begin at 4 a.m. and are anticipated to reopen around noon. The longer runs begins at 9 a.m., with the course beginning at the intersection of E. Washington and Gilbert streets, near the Robert A. Lee Recreation Center, 220 S. Gilbert St. View the map below for specific closures. 

No parking signs will be enforced from Linn Street to Muscatine Avenue at the finish line. 

Drivers are asked to avoid the area and seek another route during the run. 

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A map of the half-marathon route for Run for the Schools 2018

Date of publication

Thursday, October 11, 2018