Happenings/Events Lenox Race for Cure

Published on May 8th, 2015 |

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Komen Race for the Cure to alter Saturday Buckhead traffic

Parts of Peachtree and Piedmont roads in Buckhead will be closed or restricted for vehicle traffic Saturday morning for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s Race for the Cure. The following is a list of the road closures:

Peachtree Road between Lenox Road and Piedmont Road (5 a.m. to 10 a.m. – Race Staging Area).

  • Local traffic allowed to access businesses in this area for deliveries, cabs for guests, etc. until 7:20 a.m. After this time, access will be at the discretion of the APD coordinator and APD police officers.
  • Every attempt will be made to accommodate local traffic if possible, but there will be a window of time from roughly 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. when it will be difficult to accommodate any traffi.

Piedmont Road – between Peachtree Road and Pharr Road (7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. – Race Route).

  • Street will reopen immediately after the last runners/walkers complete this portion of the route.
  • Local traffic allowed to access businesses and residences in this area for deliveries, arrivals and departures, etc. until 8 a.m. After this time, access will be at the discretion of the APD coordinator and APD police officers.
  • Local traffic needing access to businesses in this area can be allowed through once walkers arrive. Officers may hold the walkers to allow local traffic through the route.
  • Every attempt will be made to accommodate local traffic if possible, but there will be a window of time from roughly 8:10 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. when it will be difficult to accommodate any traffic.

Around Lenox Drive – Lenox Square Exit Driveway (exit side only) (5 a.m. to noon – Race Finish Line).

  • Westin Hotel traffic will be allowed to enter/exit via the entrance side of the driveway during the duration of the event.
  • APD officer will be assigned to this area to insure that hotel traffic can flow.
  • All exiting traffic will have to proceed to the rear of the hotel to exit the Lenox Square area during the event.

The following are areas where traffic lanes will be closed for the race:

Peachtree Road – between Piedmont Road and Pharr Road (7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. – Race Route).

  • Race Route will be in 4 lanes (northeast bound) on the south side of the road.
  • Vehicle traffic may be allowed to flow in the southwest bound lanes toward Roswell Road.

Pharr Road – between Peachtree Road and Piedmont Road (7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. – Race Route).

  • Race Route will be in 2-1/2 lanes (westbound lanes) on the north side of the Pharr Road.
  • Two way vehicle traffic will be created in the 2-1/2 lanes (eastbound lanes) on the south side of the road.
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