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Annual Race for the Cure Sun. forces street closures

SPOKANE, Wash. - April 18, is the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure run, and the City is doing its part to make this event successful. City streets will be closed to accommodate the race.

The start and finish area downtown on Spokane Falls Blvd. at Bernard St. as well as the Washington couplet will be closed at 8:30 a.m., with the remaining streets closing at 8:45 a.m.

The race begins at 9 a.m. and the streets should reopen around 10:30 a.m. The start area will begin in front of FedEx-Kinkos, located on Spokane Falls Blvd. and Bernard St. The course will head down Spokane Falls Blvd. and onto Riverside Ave.

Then onto Cannon St. and around to Pacific Ave. onto Chestnut St. to Second Ave. and onto Elm St. in historic Browne's Addition. A scenic loop will put you back onto Riverside Ave. to Lincoln St. and then onto Main St.

The race will finish on Bernard St. in front of the Spokane Convention Center. Motorists traveling north and south are encouraged to use Division, Browne, or Hamilton streets. More information on the run can be found at race.komenspokane.org.

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