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Charleston Marathon could impact traffic on Saturday

CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – Travel could be impacted this weekend as runners take to the streets during the Charleston Marathon.

According to Charles Francis with the Charleston Police Department, officials will close roadways around the city as lead runners progress along the race route early Saturday morning.

The race will begin on Fishburne Street near Burke High School around 6:50 a.m. and proceed north on Hagood Avenue to Huger Street. Racers will turn east on Huger and the north onto Elmwood Drive where they will then enter Hampton Park.

After proceeding around Hampton Park, runners will enter the Citadel Campus and subsequently exit heading south on Hagood Avenue.

Runners will then turn west on Fishburne Street and continue south on Lockwood Boulevard to Broad Street.

The race will turn south on Chisolm Street and take Murray Boulevard, rounding the corner near the Coast Guard Base, before turning north on King Street and continuing into North Charleston.

All roadways are expected to reopen by 10:00 a.m.


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