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Expect traffic impacts Sunday, December 4 from the Winter Classic 5K

Runners will begin at 65 Sidney Street and travel down Pacific Street, Albany Street, Massachusetts Avenue, Putnam Avenue, and Brookline Street before ending on Franklin Street.

Expect brief road closures and traffic impacts near Central Square and Riverside due to the Winter Classic 5K, which will take place on Sunday, December 4, at 9:30 a.m. The course begins and ends at University Park Commons near Central Square.

The following roads will close during the race: 

  • Sidney Street will close from Franklin Street to Pacific Street between 9 a.m. and 10:15 a.m.
  • Franklin Street will close from Brookline Street to Sidney Street between 9:15 a.m. and 10:15 a.m.

Expect traffic impacts, but no closures, along the rest of the route. Expect to see runners on:

  • Pacific Street between 9:30 a.m. and 9:40 a.m.
  • Albany Street between 9:30 a.m. and 9:40 a.m.
  • Massachusetts Avenue (between Albany Street and Putnam Avenue) between 9:30 a.m. and 9:50 a.m.
  • Putnam Avenue (between Mt. Auburn Street and Brookline Street) between 9:40 a.m. and 10:05 a.m.
  • Brookline Street (between Putnam Avenue and Franklin Street) between 9:45 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. 

Cambridge Police officers will direct runners and cars along the route.


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