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Expect traffic impacts on Sunday, April 23, due to Spring Classic 5K

The race route begins at 64 Sidney St., turns left on Pacific Street, left on Albany Street, left on Massachusetts Avenue, left on Putnam Avenue, left on Brookline Street, and right on Franklin Street.

Expect road closures and traffic impacts in Central Square, Riverside, and Cambridgeport on Sunday, April 23, due to the Spring Classic 5K road race. The race begins at 9:30 a.m. 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 the following streets between 9:30 a.m. and about 10:15 a.m.

  • Pacific Street (between Sidney Street and Albany Street)
  • Albany Street (between Pacific Street and Massachusetts Avenue) 
  • Massachusetts Avenue (between Albany Street and Putnam Avenue)
  • Putnam Avenue (between Massachusetts Avenue and Brookline Street)
  • Brookline Street (between Putnam Avenue and Franklin Street) 
  • Franklin Street (between Brookline Street and Sidney Street)

Cambridge police officers will be stationed in the race area to assist. Expect traffic impacts in the area between 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. 

Learn more about the race here. Email questions to cambridgeclassic5ks@gmail.com. 

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