The Panama City Police Department would like the public to be aware of some temporary road closures that will occur on Saturday, January 19, 2013.
The approved event for the First Baptist Church House of Hope 5K and 1-Mile Road Race will begin assembly at 6:30 am at the First Baptist Church located at 640 Grace Avenue. The 5K run will start at 8:00 am from that location and travel south on Grace Avenue, west on 4th Street to Beach Drive. The route continues east along E. Beach Drive to Cherry Street, east on Cherry Street, north on Hamilton Avenue to 4th Street, west on 4th Street, north on Grace Avenue, ending at the First Baptist Church.
The 1-mile run will begin after the completion of the 5K along a portion of the same route. The event is scheduled to end at 10:00 am.
Officers will be assisting with traffic control at some intersections along the route and motorists should expect some temporary delays.
For further information in reference to the race, please contact the First Baptist Church at 850-785-6146.