SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - Scotch Plains Police advise that the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA on Martine Avenue will hold its annual 5K race this Saturday, April 25.

Martine Avenue will be closed from West Broad Street to Cooper Road from 8:45 to 10:30 a.m. Northbound motorists will be detoured on to Cooper Road, then on to Terrill Road for all points north. Southbound motorists will be detoured onto West Broad Street then on to Lambert's Mill Road for all points south.

The course will run throughout the Golf Street neighborhood and police will be posted along the course to divert traffic.

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Residents on the course are urged to stay off the roads during the race. If travel is necessary, police ask that motorists use extreme caution as runners will be in the area. There will be race marshals to guide you.

Please plan an alternate route and avoid Martine Ave. near the YMCA to avoid congestion and detours.