Shamrock Run to impact downtown traffic Friday evening

Shamrock Run to impact downtown traffic Friday evening
Past Shamrock Run. (Source: March of Dimes Shamrock Run/Facebook)

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The 26th annual March of Dimes Shamrock 5K Run is set for this Friday, March 9 in downtown Savannah. The run will impact traffic for several hours.

The event starts at Ellis Square at 6 p.m. During the run, Ellis Square will be closed to traffic from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. In addition, Johnson, Wright, Chippewa, Madison and Monterey squares along with Forsyth Park will be closed to traffic from 5:45 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. The city says they hope to have all streets reopened by 9 p.m.

One hundred-percent of the proceeds from the Shamrock Run benefit the mission of the March of Dimes to improve the health of babies and moms.

For additional Shamrock Run information, click here.

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