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Paducah Iron Mom Half Marathon this Saturday

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PADUCAH - The fourth annual Iron Mom Half Marathon starts this Saturday, May 10 at 6:30 am, starting and finishing along the Floodwall near Schultz Park.

This year, 960 runners from 14 states are registered. The race route takes runners along Jefferson Street, through several Paducah West End neighborhoods, through Stuart Nelson Park, the Greenway Trail, Bob Noble Park, around Lang Park in the Fountain Avenue Neighborhood, beside galleries in LowerTown, and along Madison Street to the finish.

The awards ceremony will be downtown at 9:30 am. The course will officially close at 10:30 am.

Drivers in the area Sunday should be aware of the following delays to allow runners to pass:
  • Park Avenue at Country Park Road
  • Park Avenue at North 26th Street
  • North 3rd and North 4th Streets as runners end the race on Madison heading toward the riverfront
As well as the following closures:

  1. Madison Street will be closed from 25th to 3rd Street
  2. Jefferson Street will be closed from 2nd to 17th Street, but will be affected all the way to Central Avenue. Traffic will be reduced to one lane.
  3. Park Plaza will become one lane from High Street to Allen Lane
  4. Schultz Park, at the waterfront, will be closed the morning of the race.



A couple of roads in downtown Paducah will be closed on Saturday for the 'Paducah Iron Mom Half Marathon.'

Last year's race featured more than 800 runners from 14 different states.

City officials have announced several road closures for the marathon, including:
  1. Madison Street will be closed from 25th to 3rd Street
  2. Jefferson Street will be closed from 2nd to 17th Street, but will be affected all the way to Central Avenue. Traffic will be reduced to one lane.
  3. Park Plaza will become one lane from High Street to Allen Lane
  4. Schultz Park, at the waterfront, will be closed the morning of the race.
For more information about the marathon, click here.

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