For Immediate Release
July 17, 2014
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The Boston Transportation Department is advising drivers that the annual Run-Walk to Home Base 9K will be taking place this Saturday, July 19, 2014. Traffic delays should be expected on local streets in the Fenway/Kenmore neighborhood. Drivers, pedestrians and cyclists are all asked to be considerate of the additional people using Boston’s streets for this event and to follow the rules of the road. Those coming into Boston for the Run-Walk are encouraged to take the MBTA. Information on MBTA service can be found at MBTA.com. For a faster return trip, the MBTA advises riders to purchase a round-trip rather than a one-way ticket.
Runners will gather on Yawkey Way and the race will begin at 8 AM. The route to be followed is Yawkey Way, left onto Van Ness Street, left onto Ipswich Street heading east, left onto Boylston Street, left onto Massachusetts Avenue, over the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge, to the City of Cambridge, right onto Memorial Drive, turn around at Longfellow Bridge, heading west on Memorial Drive, under the Massachusetts Avenue Overpass, turn around prior to Vassar Street, heading east on Memorial Drive, right onto Massachusetts Avenue, returning to the City of Boston over the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge, right onto Boylston Street, right onto Ipswich Street, right onto Lansdowne Street, left into Gate C of Fenway Park, finishing at the Green Monster.
To accommodate the event, temporary parking restrictions will be in effect at the following locations.
“Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Saturday 12 AM to 12 Noon”
- Yawkey Way, both sides, from Brookline Avenue to Van Ness Street
- Van Ness Street, both sides from Yawkey Way to Kilmarnock Street
- Ipswich Street, both sides, from Van Ness Street to Lansdowne Street
- Lansdowne Street, both sides, from Brookline Avenue to Ipswich Street
- Boylston Street, both sides, from Hemenway Street to Massachusetts