Traffic Restrictions in Place on Saturday, October 12 at County’s South Park

PITTSBURGH – Allegheny County Police announced today that motorists traveling near Allegheny County’s South Park this Saturday, October 12, 2013, can expect traffic restrictions due to the Color Run. Beginning at 6:00 a.m., traffic restrictions will be in place on Corrigan Drive between Maple Springs and Brownsville Roads, and the entirety of McConkey Road.  Restrictions will last until approximately 10:00 a.m. Heavy traffic is expected through South Park in the hours leading up to and at the conclusion of this event. Travelers should consider alternate routes.

The Color Run™ 5k is a unique, one-of-a-kind, family-friendly, nationwide 5k running event.  The non-timed event focuses on providing fun experiences for both novice and serious athletes.  Each event begins with a “start party” followed by five kilometers of color and ends with a festival. Runners and walkers wear white shirts and as they reach each kilometer color zone, they are blitzed by volunteers, sponsors and staff with color made from 100% natural and safe products. The organization raises donations for over 60 local and national charities each year. The event at South Park is expected to draw nearly 7,000 participants.

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