Rollerbladers will be abundant in Grand Forks on Saturday, August 26, 2017, for the 7th Annual Rollin’ on the River Inline Marathon and Half-Marathon.
Both races are scheduled to start at 7 a.m. The marathon begins at Central Valley School in Buxton, ND and the half- marathon will start at Choice Health & Fitness in Grand Forks.
This year’s route will use a combination of county roads, city streets and Greenway trails. Vehicles will not be allowed on the course when the race is underway. The race will impact traffic in Grand Forks from 13th Ave. S. to 62nd Ave. S. and from Belmont Rd. to S. Columbia Road. There will be a controlled crossing at 24th Ave. S making this is the best route to get to Lincoln Golf Course. There will also be a controlled crossing at 40th Ave. S. for residents living south of 32nd Ave. and east of Belmont Rd in Grand Forks.
The race will conclude around 10 a.m. at which time residents can expect all areas to be reopened to the public. Vehicles will not be allowed on the course when the race is in progress.