NEWS RELEASE

 

HUNTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT

815 Wheeler Avenue      Huntsville, Alabama  35801
 

Lewis Morris
Chief of Police
(256) 427-7001
Dr. Harry Hobbs
Communications Relations Officer
(256) 427-7043

 

 

 

Huntsville Police Prepare for Cotton Row Run

 

 

Huntsville, Alabama (May 23, 2014) Approximately 5,000 people are expected to participate and watch the Cotton Row Races this Monday, May 26, 2014.  This race is one of the largest events in the city and requires numerous officers and multiple road closings to keep runners safe.  Motorists should obey all Police Officers and Public Safety Aides who will direct traffic at intersections along the route.

 

The 10K, 5K, One Mile Fun Run and Patriot Walk will begin at 7:00 a.m. at the intersection of Clinton Avenue and Monroe Street.  The 5K race will start on Clinton Avenue between Monroe Street and Pollard Street, near the entrance to the VBC north parking lot.  The start of all races will require the full width of Clinton Avenue.  All three races and the Patriot Walk will end on Clinton Avenue between the entrance to the VBC north parking lot and Pollard Street.  The finish line will require the southern (eastbound) two lanes of Clinton Avenue.
 

10K Course: Start on Clinton Avenue on the east side of the intersection at Monroe Street and travel east to make a right turn to travel south on Church Street, make a left turn to travel east on Lowe Avenue and cross over California Street on to Fraser Avenue, bear right on to Sierra Boulevard, make a left turn to travel north on Carmelian Street, make a right turn to travel east on McClung Avenue, make a left turn to travel north on Owens Drive, make a left turn to Mountainwood Drive, turn right to travel north on Tollgate Road, make a left turn to travel west on Bankhead Parkway and follow it until it crosses Maysville Road and changes to Pratt Avenue, make a left turn to travel south on Grayson Avenue, make a right turn to travel west on Clinton Avenue, make a left turn to travel south on White Street, make a right turn to travel west on Randolph Avenue, make a right turn to travel north on Washington Street, make a left turn to travel west on Clinton Avenue and finish on Clinton Avenue between Monroe Street and Pollard Street.  
 

5K Course: Start on Clinton Avenue between Pollard Street and Monroe Street and travel east to make a left turn to travel north on Lincoln Street, make a left turn to travel west on Holmes Avenue, make a right turn to travel north then east on Monroe Street, make a left turn to travel east on Holmes Avenue, make a right turn to travel south on White Street, make a right turn to travel west on Randolph Avenue, make a right turn to travel north on Washington Street, make a left turn to travel west on Clinton Avenue and finish on Clinton Avenue between Monroe Street and Pollard Street.  

 

One Mile Fun Run Course: Start on Clinton Avenue on the west side of the intersection at Monroe Street and travel east, make a left turn to travel north on Green Street, make a left turn to travel west on Holmes Avenue, make a left turn to travel south on Spragins Avenue, make a right turn to travel west on Clinton Avenue and finish between Monroe Street and Pollard Street.  Patriot Walk: Start on Clinton Avenue on the west side of the intersection at Monroe Street and travel east, make a left turn to travel north on Green Street, make a left turn to travel west on Holmes Avenue, make a left turn to travel south on Spragins Avenue, make a right turn to travel west on Clinton Avenue and finish between Monroe Street and Pollard Street.


For more specific information, citizens can access the Mercedes Benz Cotton Row Run route at:
www.huntsvilletrackclub.org