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News Eagle - Hawley, PA
  • WAYNE & PIKE Road closures announced for Pocono Lake Region Half Marathon

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  • WAYNE/PIKE- The Pocono Lake Region 13.1 is scheduled for Sunday, September 29th. This Half Marathon event is hosted by the Pocono Lake Region Chamber of Commerce and co-chaired by Chamber Board Members Christie Kennedy-Augustine and Bob Kiesendahl.
    The marathon route will begin at the Lakeside Elementary School by Honesdale and the finish line is at the Wallenpaupack Area High School track. PennDOT has authorized approval for the following road closures between the hours of 8 a.m. and Noon.
    Half Marathon Route
    * Lakeside Drive – T479 – Texas Twp.
    * Terrace Street – SR 3031 – Texas Twp. & Cherry Ridge Twp.
    * School House Road – SR 3036 – Cherry Ridge Twp.
    * Owego Turnpike – SR 3028 – Twps. Of Cherry Ridge, Paupack & Palmyra (Wayne)
    * Wanoka Road – SR 3031 – Cherry Ridge Twp.
    ** Lake Ariel Highway – SR 0191 – Cherry Ridge Twp.
    * Shuman Road – SR 3042 – Cherry Ridge Twp.
    *** Purdytown Turnpike – SR 0590 – Palmyra Twp. (Wayne)
    ***Welwood Avenue – SR 0006 – Palmyra Twp. (Wayne & Pike) – Eastbound traffic detoured to center lane – runners in right lane
    *Closed Road
    **Stopping traffic both ways so runners can cross road
    ***One lane closed
    Travelers should plan an alternate route between the hours of 7:30 until Noon as individuals will encounter road closures and delays. "If you reside on any of the aforementioned routes, please feel free to watch and cheer on the runners," added Debbie Gillette, Executive Director of the Pocono Lake Region Chamber of Commerce.
    Please visit www.lakeregioncc.com or email visit@lakeregioncc.com for more information, or to obtain information on sponsoring or volunteering at this new event.
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