Pink Up the Pace 5K held Saturday

The City of St. Augustine reported to Historic City News that the third annual “Pink Up the Pace 5K” will be held on Saturday, October 1, and will necessitate the closing of some streets and some intermittent traffic disruptions in the downtown area.

Start: 8:00am
Finish: 9:30am (approximately)

Affected Area
The affected area is generally bounded by the Bayfront, South Street, Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave., and the Visitor Information Center. Traffic in and near these areas should expect intermittently traffic halts as needed until the completion of the race

Race Route
Start on Orange St. in the vicinity of the St. Johns County School District Building, then
east on Orange St., south on S. Castillo Dr./Avenida Menendez, continuing south on Marine St., west on South St., south on Washington St., west on Duero St., north on Blanco St., west on South St., north on Oneida St., east on Lovett St., north on Washington St., continuing north on Granada St., west on King St., north on Sevilla St., east on Valencia St., south on Cordova St., east on Treasury St., north on St. George St. to finish line at Orange St.

Street Closings
Orange St. between Sevilla St. and S. Castillo Drive, including the intersection with Cordova St. will be closed from approximately 7:30am until 9:30am.

To see a map of the race route or for background on the annual event, visit

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