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File #: 15-0257    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Passed
File created: 6/8/2015 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 6/16/2015 Final action: 6/16/2015
Title: A Request to Set a Public Hearing on the Temporary Street Closing Permit Application for the Not So Normal Run Festival. PURPOSE: The purpose for this meeting is to set a public hearing for a Street Closing Permit Application submitted by Hairy Pony Racing Association for the temporary closing and usage of streets from 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Sunday, April 3rd, 2016 to accommodate the Not So Normal Run Festival, which includes a half marathon race and a full marathon race.
Attachments: 1. Public Hearing Resolution - Not So Event, 2. Half Marathon Route, 3. Full Marathon Route, 4. Street Closing Permit
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A Request to Set a Public Hearing on the Temporary Street Closing Permit Application for the Not So Normal Run Festival.

PURPOSE: The purpose for this meeting is to set a public hearing for a Street Closing Permit Application submitted by Hairy Pony Racing Association for the temporary closing and usage of streets from 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Sunday, April 3rd, 2016 to accommodate the Not So Normal Run Festival, which includes a half marathon race and a full marathon race.
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DEPARTMENT: Public Works

CONTACT INFORMATION: Chad Dusenberry, 918-7432

INFORMATION: This is the third year for this event; however, the event coordinator (Jay Radford) is changing the event from a 5K race, a 10k race (6.1 miles), and half marathon (13.1 miles) to a half marathon and a full marathon (26.2 miles) for the 2016 event. Both races will start at the same time (7:30 AM) at Carrboro Town Commons, and will finish in the same location from roughly 11:00 AM until 1:30 PM. Both races combined will be limited to 2000 runners. The race organizer will provide a follow vehicle on the full marathon to pick up runners that fall behind the pace to finish the race by 1:30 PM.

W. Main St, Between W. Weaver St. and NC54, will be closed to traffic from 7:25 AM to 7:45 AM. Side streets along W. Main St will be re-opened as soon as the last runner passes. Other streets will remain open to traffic during the races; however, drivers may experience intermittent interruptions due to runners crossing streets and traffic control by police, public works, and race volunteers. Attached is map of the event.

The event organizer will be holding post-race festivities on the Town Commons property until 2:30 PM.

The event organizer has specified in his pre-event application that this event is intended to be held annually on the first Sunday in April through 2020.

The scope of this event will require staffing that exceeds what the Public Works and Police Departments can ...

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