The tenth running of the Tar Heel 10 Miler takes over Chapel Hill on April 22, and the race will cause a number of road closures the morning of the event.

Downtown Chapel Hill will be heavily affected, and drivers are advised to seek out alternate routes around town from 6 to 10 a.m.

From 5 a.m. to 10 a.m., Chapel Hill Police will block off Raleigh Road stretching from Country Club Road to U.S. Highway 15-501. They will also block off Franklin Street beginning at Estes Drive and ending at Graham Street. That closure will last from 7 to 9 a.m.

Small sections of East Rosemary Street and North Street will close, stretching from Hillsborough Street to Boundary Street.

Hillsborough Street will also be closed between Franklin Street and North Street. Those closures will last from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m.

Other significant closures include:

-Raleigh Street, Battle Lane, and Boundary Street from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m.
-Gimghoul Road from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.
-Greenwood Road from 8:15 to 9:45 a.m.
-Laurel Hill Road from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m.

Visit the race website for full information on the race, and click here for a map of suggested detours to help navigate downtown.

Chapel Hill Transit will also utilize detours for its Saturday T and FG routes.