Road closures downtown for Komen Race for the Cure

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)-The Komen St. Louis Race for the Cure will be held Saturday morning in downtown St. Louis. The huge event raises funds for the local fight against breast cancer, celebrates survivors, and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease.

More than 40,000 runners and walkers took part in 2013 race, which kicks off at Soldier’s Memorial. Here are the road closure you need to know about .

Road closures on June 13 and 14, 2014:   

Chestnut closed from Tucker to 15th Street – 6/13/14 at 9 a.m. to 6/14/14 at 1 p.m.

Chestnut open to local traffic only from 15th to 17th – 6/13/14 at 9 a.m. to 6/14/14 at 1 p.m.

Pine closed from Tucker to 15th – 6/13/14 at 9 a.m. to 6/14/14 at 1 p.m.

13th Street & 15th Street closed from Market to Olive – 6/13/14 at 9 a.m. to 6/14/14 at 1 p.m.

14th Street closed from Market to Olive – 6/13/14 at 2 p.m. to 6/14/14 at 1 p.m.

Olive closed from Tucker to 14th – 6/14/14 from 3 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Market and Olive closed from Tucker to 17th – 6/14/14 from 4 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Tucker closed from Olive to Clark – 6/14/14 from 6 a.m. to noon

MetroLink and MetroBus – Check www.metrostlouis.org for train timetables and bus schedules for June 14. Race participants can exit at Civic Center or Union Station.