Marathon road closings and GAWS clothing drop spot

Grove Avenue Water Stop to the rescue of warmed-up runners

The Anthem Richmond Marathon returns this Saturday morning; road closures in the Near West End include:

    Monument Avenue westbound between Mulberry and Westmoreland will be closed from 7:30 to 9:30am.
    Westmoreland between Monument Ave and Grove Ave will be closed from 7:30am to 10am.
    Grove Avenue westbound between Commonwealth and Maple will be closed from 7:30 to 10:00am.
    Maple Avenue from Grove to Cary Street will be closed from 7:30am to 10:00am
    The Huguenot Bridge will be closed to all traffic from 8:00am to 11:00am. Northbound traffic on Huguenot Road will be detoured north from Huguenot Road onto Chippenham Parkway to the Willey Bridge.

Grove Avenue Water Stop (around mile marker 5) will have a bin out for runners to drop off excess layers and return to pick up later. Items of clothing left longer than a week will be donated.

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