SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Township of Scotch Plains has issued a traffic advisory for this evening, Thursday, June 29 between 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. for Park Ave. as it hosts its second annual Patrick's Downtown Race to Summer 5K. Expect additional detours around the race route. 

The race is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. and there will be on-site registration available for those interested in signing up at the last minute. Following the race there will be a celebration on the Alan Augustine Village Green. For more information, visit