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Traffic advisory as Park Point hosts annual '5 Miler' race

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DULUTH, MN -

Hundreds of runners will be lacing up for Thursday's Park Point 5 Miler race.

The annual mid-summer race starts at 6:30 p.m. near the Sky Harbor Airport and takes runners down Minnesota Avenue to 24th Street and back. The festivities also include a 2-mile walk, which starts at 6:35 p.m., and kids races, which get going at 5:30 p.m.

There are some road closures associated with this race. 

Minnesota Avenue and the parking lots at the end of Park Point will close down starting at 6 p.m. 

Starting at 6 p.m., Drivers wanting to enter Park Point will be stopped at 24th Street and those already on the Point past 24th Street will be held there for about an hour.

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