Motorists advised of event traffic for October 13 Driftless Half Marathon

The first-ever Driftless Half Marathon will be taking place Saturday, October 13 along the Great River Road (County Road X52) between Harpers Ferry and Lansing, and motorists are advised to be aware of event traffic throughout that morning. Although the roadway will remain open to traffic, motorists are advised to try and seek an alternative route from 5 a.m. to 12 noon to aid safety and successful completion of the event.

The Driftless Half Marathon will take place from 7:30-11:30 a.m. that Saturday, beginning at the intersection of Collins Ridge Road and Great River Road (approximately one mile north of Harpers Ferry) and ending at the Softball Complex in Lansing. The route will also include a loop on Red Oak Drive.

Law enforcement and ambulance personnel will be present on the course to help keep traffic at a safe speed for participants. Those interested in further information on the event may contact race director Amanda Hess at thedriftlesshalfmarathon@gmail.com or 563-568-1493.

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