|The Main Street / Highland Park 10-miler is 10.00
miles on the road with flat
The starting point for this route is: Downtown YMCA
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RIGHT out of Y parking lot, head up Gateway Ave.
RIGHT onto MLK Blvd. down to Riverfront Pkwy
LEFT onto Riverfront Pkwy - continue to Main Street
LEFT onto Main - follow Main up to Central Ave.
LEFT onto Central, take first possible right in one block
RIGHT onto angled street that connects to E.14th Street
RIGHT onto E. 14th Street - follow 14th all the way up to Dodds Ave.
LEFT onto Dodds Ave. - follow Dodds going under the highway overpass to McCallie Ave.
LEFT onto McCallie Ave. - go just past the beginning of the main campus for Parkridge
RIGHT onto N. Lyerly Street - go one block to Oak Street
LEFT onto Oak Street - follow Oak for 10 blocks to N. Holtzclaw
LEFT onto N. Holtzclaw - go 4 blocks to Bailey Ave.
RIGHT onto Bailey Ave. run past the National Cemetery to Central Ave.
RIGHT onto Central Ave. go 2 blocks to Flynn St.
LEFT onto Flynn St. go 3 blocks to Magnolia St.
RIGHT onto Magnolia St. for 3 blocks to McCallie
LEFT onto McCallie for 4 blocks to Douglas Street
RIGHT onto Douglas Street for 3 blocks until it dead ends into E. 5th
LEFT onto E. 5th Street to the light at E. 4th Street - cross the light to continue onto Mabel St. for 2 blocks to Battery Place
LEFT onto Battery Place go about a block and half and cut left to get onto the Riverwalk which will cross over Veterans Bridge via a walking bridge and will then bend around into the art district. Go down the ramp or stairs to Spring Street where you will see the sculpture garden on your right go one block to E. 2nd Street
LEFT onto E. 2nd Street to HIGH Street
RIGHT at High into the Hunter Museum campus - STAY on the Riverwalk on the left side of the museum campus as it continues downhill next to Riverfront and gets into the switchbacks. Run to the bottom of the switchbacks to underneath the Walnut Street bridge and then turn around and head back up the switchbacks to where they nearly top out and you can run over to Riverfront Pkwy.
LEFT onto Riverfront Pkwy. up to E. Aquarium Way
RIGHT onto E. Aquarium Way to Walnut Street.
LEFT onto Walnut Street for 2 blocks to E. 4th Street
RIGHT onto E. 4th Street down to Market St.
LEFT on Market for two blocks to 6th Street.
RIGHT on 6th Street back to the Y