KPD e-Press Release: Expect Traffic Congestion and Delays in Highland & Fairacres Area Due to Road Race Event

Kingsport Police Department

Press Release

Event Information

Topic Expect Traffic Congestion and Delays in Highland & Fairacres Area Due to Road Race Event
Name of Event Cooper’s Race

MitoAction Energy 3K Walk and 5K Run

Date & Time of Event Sunday, September 29, 2013

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Race Begins at 3:00 PM

Location of Event Highland and Fairacres Neighborhoods

Kingsport, TN

General Narrative

The Kingsport Police Department alerts area motorists to expect traffic congestion and delays on Sunday, September 29, 2013 in the Highland and Fairacres area due to a road race event.

The event is Cooper’s Race/MitoAction Energy 3K Walk and 5K Run and will be based out of Indian Highland Park, located at 1814 East Center Street in Kingsport.

The event runs from 12:00 Noon until 5:00 PM, with the actual race beginning at 3:00 PM. The race will guide through residential streets in the Highland and Fairacres neighborhoods.

A map of the race route is included in this release.

The following streets will be affected:

1) East Center Street

2) Park Street

3) Vance Street

4) Harris Street

5) Watauga Street

6) Crescent Street

7) Belmeade Drive

8) Brightridge Drive

9) Lamont Street

10) Fairidge Drive

11) Fairidge Place

12) Sandalwood Drive

Individuals who do not intend to participate in this event should consider alternate routes to avoid delays.

For additional information, please contact:

Ptl. Thomas M. Patton

K.P.D. Community Relations & Crime Prevention Unit

423-229-9433

ThomasMPatton@KingsportTN.gov

or

Christopher S. Castle

423-502-8847

coopersrace@comcast.net

or visit

http://www.mitoaction.org/cooper

Releasing Officer Ptl. Thomas M. Patton

K.P.D. Community Relations & Crime Prevention Unit

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