Street Closures Planned for Foster City 10-Miler/5k
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Street Closures Planned for Foster City 10-Miler/5k
For Immediate Release: January 12, 2016
The City of Foster City today announced the temporary street closures and parking restrictions in effect for the Foster City 10-Miler which takes place on Sunday, January 24, 2016. The event starts at 8:30 a.m. from Leo Ryan Park and will conclude by 11:30 a.m. Nearly 500 runners are expected for Sunday's races.

Motorists are encouraged to plan ahead and either time their travel to avoid street closures or seek alternative routes using the online map. All highway and interstate routes will remain open throughout the race.

During Sunday's races, streets throughout Foster City will be impacted by the race. Festival organizers have planned carefully to lessen the impact on auto traffic while ensuring runner safety. The Foster City Police Department will issue temporary lane closures and traffic restrictions as runners make their way along the course.

Motorists should use special caution and look out for both pedestrians and changes in traffic patterns. All parking restrictions will be strictly enforced and vehicles parked in violation may be ticketed and/or towed.

Motorists that park on the streets listed below will have difficulty moving their vehicles until after runners have passed and the street has been reopened by the Foster City Police.

The following streets will be closed on Sunday, January 24, 2016, at the various times indicated as the race progresses:

The following streets will be closed in both directions

Shell Blvd between Bounty and E. Hillsdale (8 am to 9:30 am)
Kiteboarding lot (8:30 to 9:30 a.m.)
Pedway between Kiteboarding lot and Port Royal Park (8:30 to 10:30 a.m.)
Marsh Drive (8:30 to 9:30)

Partial Road Closures in Direction noted (N/B=northbound, E/B=eastbound, S/B=southbound,W/B=westbound)
#2 Shell (N/B) should be opened to vehicle that will be making a right turn only onto Hillsdale (E/B)(8:3010:30)
Shell (N/B) between E. Hillsdale and Bounty (8:30 to 9:30 a.m.)
Shell Blvd (N/B) between E. Hillsdale and Metro Center Drive (8:30 to 9:30 a.m.)
Metro Center Drive (W/B) between Shell and Vintage Park (8:30 to 9:30 a.m.)
Vintage Park Drive (N/B) between Metro Center and Marsh (8:30 to 9:30 a.m.)
3rd (W/B) between Foster City Blvd and Lakeside (8:30 to 9:30 a.m.)
Port Royal Ave (E/B) between Billingsgate Lane and Edgewater (9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.)
Edgewater Blvd (S/B) between Port Royal Lane and Baffin (9 a.m to 10:30 a.m.) - 1 lane open for through traffic
Baffin Street (N/B) between Edgewater and Melbourne (9 a.m to 10:30 a.m.)
Melbourne St. (W/B) between Baffin and Pitcairn (9 a.m to 10:30 a.m.)
Pitcairn (E/B) between Trinidad and Sea Cloud Park trail (9:10 a.m to 10:30 a.m.) - 1 lane open for through traffic after Melbourne
Wheelhouse Lane (N/B) between pedway and Beach Park (9:10 a.m to 10:30 a.m.)
Beach Park Blvd (W/B) between Wheelhouse and Shell (9:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.)
Shell Blvd (N/B) between Beach Park and Leo Ryan Park (9:15 to 10:30 a.m.)

The Following Parks will be directly affected by the event:
Leo Ryan, Port Royal and Sea Cloud

In addition to injecting dollars into the local economy, the event introduces visitors to Foster City's diverse neighborhoods and scenic beauty.

Hosted by the City of Foster City, the Foster City 10-Miler is produced and fully funded by Corrigan Sports Enterprises (CSE), which also produces the renowned Oakland Running Festival. CSE reimburses the City for all police services provided in conjunction with the festival. For more information visit: www.FosterCity10Miler.com or call 510-371-5273.

City Hall - 610 Foster City Blvd.
Foster City, CA 94404
(650) 286-3200