Traffic Alert: Summerfest 5K Road Race

For those who want to cheer on the runners – or if you simply want to avoid the traffic disruption – here’s the course description and map for the Summerfest 5K Road Race.

Runners will gather at the Yeah Burger parking lot beginning around 6:30 a.m. on Saturday June 1. The race will start at 8:00 a.m. at the corner of Lanier Blvd. and Virginia Ave. The finish line is on Barnett, near Adair, and runners will file from there to the Inman Middle School ball field for refreshments, awards and the running of the Tot Trot.

Course Description

1. START-Virginia Ave and Lanier Blvd
2. Go North on Lanier Blvd
3. Turn left on N. Morningside Drive
4. Turn right on Avalon
5. Turn LEFT on Lanier Blvd (staying on left side of island)
6. Make a clockwise loop just at University Drive and cross to the other side of the island
7. Go south on Lanier Blvd on the east side of the island
8. Turn left on McLynn
9. Cross Amsterdam/ Hancock at the island— McLynn changes to Rosedale Road (water stop at 1158 Rosedale)
10. Turn right on Stillwood
12. Turn left on Los Angeles
13. Turn right on N. Virginia
14. Stay straight – North Virginia changes to Virginia Ave
15. Turn right on Hudson
16. Turn right on Lanier Blvd
17. Turn left on Virginia Avenue
19. Turn left on Todd
20. Turn immediately left on Rupley
21. Turn right on Adair
22. Turn left on Todd
23. Turn right on Highland View
24. Turn right on Barnett
25. Finish chutes and clocks on Barnett near Adair
26. Runners proceed north, getting water along the way and cross Virginia Ave onto Inman School fields for refreshments and awards ceremony

Course Map