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Runners ready for Good Life Halfsy half marathon
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Runners ready for Good Life Halfsy half marathon

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The nearly 3,500 runners for Sunday’s Good Life Halfsy filed into Lincoln Station Saturday afternoon for one last pre-race preparation. Runners received packets of information and could sign up to donate more money to People’s City Mission or Habitat for Humanity, which the race benefits.

The gun will sound at 9 a.m. at Seacrest Field near Lincoln East High School Sunday, and runners will travel through Lincoln and finish at the Railyard.

Organizers Ben Cohoon and Jason Bakewell expect a large turnout at the four cheering stations along the race route, at Holmes Lake, Neighbors Park, Union Plaza and Haymarket Park.

Drivers trying to get around Lincoln should expect delays or temporary road closings from about 8:30 a.m. to noon in the following places:

* All southbound lanes of 70th Street from Wedgewood to North Holmes Shore Drive.

* All lanes of North Holmes Shore Drive from 70th Street to Normal Boulevard.

* All lanes of Normal Boulevard from 62nd to 70th streets.

* One westbound lane of Normal Boulevard/Capital Parkway will be closed from 62nd to Randolph streets.

* Streets in Innovation Campus will be closed.

* Some streets in the North Bottoms area will be partially closed, and no parking will be allowed from Sixth to 14th streets.

* All lanes of Canopy Street from R to P streets will be closed from 5 a.m. to 3 p.m.

* The Arena Festival Lot and Haymarket Park lots will be available for parking, but the remainder of the area will be closed from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

 

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