Color Run Hits Downtown Erie Saturday

By Danielle Woods

Published 08/08 2014 10:22PM

Updated 08/08 2014 10:38PM

August 8, 2014 - The "happiest 5k on the planet" comes to Erie this weekend.

The Color Run sold out in Erie:  more than 10,000 people will hit the streets of downtown Erie for this highly anticipated race.

The race begins at 8am, but the fun actually starts at 6am.

Crews were working around the clock Friday to make sure everything is in order for the big day.

Whether you are heading downtown for the race, or just in general, there are some traffic advisories.

The following roads will be close from 4 am to 2 pm on Saturday: West 10th between Sassafras and Myrtle, West 10th between Cherry and Poplar, Liberty St. between West 10th and West 11th, West 11th between Walnut and Chestnut, and West 11th between Sassafras and Peach.

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