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Traffic and Transit Impacts: Tar Heel 10 Miler

Post Date:04/17/2017 1:32 PM

The 10th running of Endurance Magazine’s Tar Heel 10 Miler featuring the Fleet Feet Sports Four Mile Run will cause some impacts to traffic and Chapel Hill Transit on Saturday, April 22.

Affected Roads
People who drive are advised to seek alternate routes to avoid delays between 6 and 10 a.m. The Chapel Hill Police Department will have officers stationed at various intersections to guide people who drive and ensure public safety. The following list highlights closures along the race course.

  • Raleigh Road: 5-10 a.m. | Country Club Road to U.S. Highway 15-501
  • Franklin Street: 7-9 a.m. | Estes Drive* to Graham Street
    • *Local traffic only (residents) between Estes Drive and Park Place
  • Hillsborough Street: 7:30-9 a.m. | Franklin Street to North Street
  • North Street: 7:30-9 a.m. | Hillsborough Street to Boundary Street
  • Boundary Street: 7:30-9 a.m. | North Street to Franklin Street
  • East Rosemary Street: 7:30-9 a.m. | Hillsborough Street to Boundary Street
  • Raleigh Street, Battle Lane & Boundary Street: 7:30-8:45 a.m.
  • Gimghoul Road: 7:30-9:30 a.m.
  • Greenwood Road: 8:15-9:45 a.m.
  • Laurel Hill Road: 8:30-10 a.m.

The roadways will clear and normal traffic is expected to resume by 10 a.m. For more information, including a course map, visit

Chapel Hill Transit
The Chapel Hill Transit Saturday T and FG routes will be detoured on Saturday, April 22, due to the annual UNC Science Expo and the Tar Heel 10 Miler.

For detour information, visit

For more information, contact Endurance Magazine’s Amy Charney at or 877-293-6387.


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