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Posted on: November 1, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Ooh La La Chocolate Run Street Closures Announced

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The Ooh La La Chocolate half marathon, 10k and 5k run will take place Sunday, Nov. 5 in downtown Geneva.

Portions of several downtown streets will be closed starting at 4 a.m. Nov. 5 including: 

  • Third Street from James to Franklin streets;
  • Campbell Street from River Lane to Second Street, and from Fifth to Sixth streets;
  • Franklin Street from Second to Sixth streets;
  • Second, Fifth and Sixth streets from Campbell to Franklin streets; and
  • River Lane from Campbell to South streets.

Route 31 (South First Street) will remain open during the race, but traffic will be stopped periodically at the intersection of Campbell Street to allow runners to cross the state highway. A traffic detour route will direct drivers around the race course utilizing James, Seventh, Fulton, and Third streets.

Police officers will be providing traffic control in the area, but motorists should use caution when driving through downtown due to the large crowd anticipated to attend or participate in the race. All streets are expected to be reopened by 11 a.m. Nov. 5.

For more information, visit the Ooh La La Chocolate Run’s website

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