WASHINGTON — Thousands of people will flock to D.C. Saturday for the 2014 Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure.
The 5K, which raises awareness about breast cancer and helps fund research, begins Saturday morning and will close roads in D.C. Major road closures will begin at 5 a.m.
The race will begin and end at the Washington Monument on the National Mall.
15th Street between Constitution and Independence will be closed starting at 2 a.m.
From 5 a.m. through 11 a.m., the following roads will be closed:
All roads will reopen by 11 a.m.
Event participants are encouraged to use the Metro to travel to and from the National Mall. Metro will open early at 5 a.m. For more information about Metro transit, visit the Metro website.
Below is a map with the start and finish locations:
Participants should expect some clouds during the event. Below is a breakdown of the expected forecast.
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The hurricane missed the region, but heavy rain is still expected.