Traffic advisory for violence prevention 5k

    The annual Legs Against Arms 5k is upon us. The walk/run/roll to prevent youth violence will weave through West Philadelphia beginning at 8:30 a.m.


    Here’s the route, released by the Philadelphia Police Department:

    Westbound on Overbrook to 57th Street, South on 57th Street to Wynnefield Avenue, East on Wynnefield Street to 56th Street, South on 56th Street to Upland Way, West on Upland Way to Malvern Avenue, East on Malvern Avenue to 59th Street, North on 59th Street to Woodcrest Street, West on Woodcrest Street to Upland Way, East on Upland Way to 56th Street, North on 56th Street to Overbrook Avenue, West on Overbrook Avenue to the track entrance. The finish line is located on the track.

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    Police will be on hand to assist motorists, who can cross traffic during gaps in the run, but delays should be expected.

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