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Conway, South Carolina (April 18, 2019)—The Second Annual International Drive Road Race is Sunday, April 28, 2019. The event includes a 5K, 12K, and one-mile fun run for kids. The starting time is 7:30 AM for the 5K, 8:00 AM for the 12K, and 9:30 AM for the one-mile fun run with an awards ceremony following immediately afterward.
Both the 5K and 12K courses are USATF certified. This is a closed course race. Participants are able to compete in both the 5K and 12K with the top 1st-3rd overall male and female runners receiving cash awards. Each participant will receive a finisher medal.
Registration for all three races is still open and registration fees include a high-quality tech t-shirt, a finishers medal, and refreshments at the finish line. Fun run participants have the option of purchasing a t-shirt.
For more information and to register for the event, visit the website.
ROAD CLOSURE INFORMATION
On the day of the event, International Drive will be closed between the International Drive Ballfields and Highway 90 beginning at 5:00 AM through the duration of the event, approximately 12:00 noon. Traffic will NOT be able to travel between Highway 90 and Carolina Forest on International Drive. Access will be provided to Lewis Ocean Bays Heritage Preserve and Horry County Solid Waste Authority from Highway 90 ONLY. Anyone traveling in the area should use caution and utilize alternate routes.
The Wheatfield Drive entrance to The Farm Subdivision located on International Drive will be closed beginning at 5:00 AM for the duration of the event.
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