PLAINFIELD, NJ — This Saturday morning, expect some road closures and delays in the downtown Plainfield area for the 9th Annual Plainfield Queen City Historic 5K Walk/Run to benefit community non-profit causes and scholarships. 

The event will include lollipop runs for children under 8 years, a 1-mile youth/family walk/run, and a 5K walk/run for both the novice and experienced.  This year's theme is Celebrating 150 years of Historic Sports and Progress.

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The festivities start at 8 a.m at City Hall, 515 Watchung Ave.  The 1-mile fun run will begin at 9 a.m., and the 5K at 9:30 a.m.  The route will include the following streets:

  • Watchung Ave
  • East 4th St
  • Plainfield Ave
  • West 8th St
  • Park Ave
  • Evergreen Ave
  • Hillside Ave

Be sure to plan accordingly for your Saturday morning travels.

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