By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Great Race is happening this weekend, prompting traffic changes around the Pittsburgh area.READ MORE: National Weather Service Determines EF-1 Tornado Touched Down In Hampton Twp., EF-0 In Mt. Nebo
Saturday at 9:30, the Junior Great Race and the Tot Trot are at Point State Park.READ MORE: Judge Declares Mistrial In Retrial Case Of Former Restaurant Owner Accused Of Sexual Assault
The 5k and 10k races are on Sunday. The 5k starts at 7:55 in Oakland with the handcycle racers followed by the runners and the 10k starts at 8:55 from Frick Park.
It’s @GreatRacePGH weekend!
Expect road closures Sunday for the 44th running of our fall fitness classic.
— Pittsburgh Public Works (@PGHDPW) September 24, 2021
The road closures go down Forbes Avenue, Fifth Avenue and the Boulevard of the Allies with the finish line at the point. The closures will end after 11 a.m.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny County Reports 330 New Cases, No Additional Deaths
Nearly 40 Port Authority bus routes will also be detoured on Sunday for the Great Race. They’ll be in place from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. You can see the list of detours here.