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Inaugural RVA Streets Alive! goes off today

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June 22, 2013 9:05am

If you’re looking for something to do with the kids today, why not checkout RVA Streets Alive? This free event from the Sports Backers and the city of Richmond will close down a 2.5-mile loop of city streets in the downtown area from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. so residents can use the roadway for activities. There will be over 70 health-and-wellness-related vendors along the course, all offering health, wellness, and fitness activities.

The event will close the northbound lanes of the Manchester Bridge, bearing left onto Commerce Road. At Hull Street, the course turns left and crosses the 14th Street Bridge to Canal Street, where the course continues left to Virginia Street. At Virginia Street, the course will make a left, turn up to go across the canal before turning right along the flood wall, through the parking lot and up to Byrd Street, where it will reconnect with the Manchester Bridge to complete the loop. The far left lane of Byrd Street will be open to traffic from 9th to 10th Streets to access the Downtown Expressway. The southbound lanes of the Manchester Bridge will be open to traffic to the Semmes Avenue exit. Semmes Avenue will be turned into a two way road under the Manchester Bridge to give people access to the inside of the course. All roads that are part of the 2.5-mile RVA Streets Alive! course will be closed to vehicular traffic from 6 a.m. until 5 p.m on Saturday.

Here’s a sampling of what will be out on the course:

10 a.m.                                     Dancing and bellydancing/Ajna Tribal

11:00 a.m.                               Speed pickleball tourney/Greater Richmond Pickleball

11:30 a.m.                               Special media tour with Senator Mark Warner and Mayor Dwight Jones

1:00 p.m.                                 Produce “cakewalk”/Commonwealth Nutrition

1:00 p.m.                                 Stroller Stride/Fit4Mom

1:35 p.m.                                 Boot camp demo and push-up context/Next Level Fitness

2:00 p.m.                                 Run/walk 2.5-mile course/Black Girls RUN!

2:15 p.m.                                 Pace Line weaving with hitting/River City Rollergirls

2:30 p.m.                                 Demonstration of road riding skills/Richmond Cycle Smart

Throughout the day                Guinness World Record breaking shoe tying event/New Balance

Throughout the day                Free play ping pong/PongRVA

 

 

 


About Andy Thompson

I was the Outdoors Columnist at the Times-Dispatch from 2007 to 2013, writing twice a week about mountain biking, fishing, hunting, paddling and much more. I live a 1/4 mile from the James River, close enough to see bald eagles soaring over my house on their way to find a meal. Pretty cool, eh?


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