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Fashion-Fitness Expo to kick off Publix Savannah Women's Half, 5K weekend

(Source: savannahwomenshalf.com) (Source: savannahwomenshalf.com)
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Get ready for a fun-filled weekend aimed specifically towards women and women health and fitness fashion.

The New Balance Fashion-Fitness Expo kicks off Friday morning at the Hilton Savannah DeSoto.

The event will take place between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. and will offer food samplings, free massages and the latest New Balance apparel.

Then on Saturday, April 8, the Publix Savannah Womens Half & 5K races will step off at 7 a.m. from Drayton and Gwinnett streets, ending at Forsyth Park.

And on Sunday, April 9, Yoga on the Square, presented by Dancing Dogs Yoga, will begin at 9 a.m. at Ellis Square.

For additional information about these events, click here.

The Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department will be closing several roads for the event:

Drayton Street between Park Avenue and Gaston Street will close at 4 a.m. All other road closures are expected to begin at 7:30 a.m. Half marathon and 5K routes will begin at Forsyth Park, heading northbound on Drayton Street, west on Bryan Street, then south Jefferson Street to east Congress Street, then south on Barnard Street to West Park Avenue.

From Barnard Street, 5K runners will continue east on Park Avenue, then north on Whitaker, east on Gordon Street to Bull Street, then to the finish line in Forsyth Park. Streets along the 5K route are expected to be clear by 8:30 a.m.

Half marathon participants will head east on Duffy Street from Barnard Street. From Duffy Street, runners will turn south on Price Street, continuing south across Victory Drive through the Ardsley Park neighborhood, to Daffin Park and back to the finish line in Forsyth Park. Impacted streets include: Victory Drive, Price, Duffy, Abercorn, Charlton, Habersham, Bolton, Harris and Bull streets. Streets within the half marathon route are expected to be impacted from 8-11:30 a.m.

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