Southbound Lanes to Be Closed During Southeast Georgia Health System Bridge Run

BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Feb. 14, 2010 –The southbound lanes of the Sidney Lanier Bridge on Highway 17 in Brunswick will be closed to traffic from 6 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, for the Tenth Annual Southeast Georgia Health System Bridge Run. Southbound traffic will be re-routed using Hwy. 341. The northbound lanes across the bridge will remain open. To accommodate the anticipated crowd of more than 2,000 runners and walkers expected at this year’s event, there are new start times:

8 a.m. Runners
8:30 a.m. Fire Fighter Challenge
9 a.m. Walkers

To participate in the event, visit or, or by calling 800-537-5142, ext. 2786. Runners must register by Feb. 13, 2012. Each registered participant can pick up his or her bib number and T-shirt at the Pasta Party and Runner's EXPO, to be held on Friday, Feb.17, from 5-8 pm at Coastal Kitchen Grill & Raw Bar at Golden Isles Marina on St. Simons Island. The cost of the party is $5 per person. Participants can also pick up their numbers and T-shirts on Saturday morning no later than 30 minutes prior to their event. Walkers can also register at Glynn Middle School on Lanier Blvd. in Brunswick from 7-8 a.m. the morning of the race. Only participants who pre-register will be guaranteed a commemorative T-shirt. Free parking will be available at the school and shuttle buses will be provided from 7 a.m.-11 a.m. Because of the steep grade on the bridge, no baby strollers, running strollers or roller blades will be permitted during the Bridge Run. For more information, please call 912-466-BRUN (2786).