SAVANNAH,GA ( May 21, 2012) Sections of Drayton Street will be closed Saturday as the 200 Club of The Coastal Empire conducts one-mile runs from Forsyth Park to Broughton Street.

 

Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police will close Drayton between East Park Avenue and East Broughton to vehicle traffic between 6:30 a.m. and about 10:30 a.m. as the race is run in eight to 10 heats. Cross traffic on Drayton St at East Liberty Street and East Oglethorpe Avenue will be allowed between Races.

 

Racers will congregate at 6:30 a.m. at the tennis courts in Forsyth Park  near Park Avenue and Drayton. The first heat will begin at 7 a.m.

 

The organization will hold an awards ceremony at Johnson Square at Congress and Bull after the races.

 

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