Map of Race for the Schools route.

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. 27, 2019. 

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. Shorter races begin at 8 a.m. "No Parking" signs will be enforced from Linn Street to Muscatine Avenue at the finish line. 

View the map above for specific closures, or check the interactive map for the race at the Run for the Schools' website.

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

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Date of publication

Wednesday, October 23, 2019