Traffic notice: Some downtown streets closed for triathlon Sunday

Some downtown Columbia streets will be closed 8 – 11:30 a.m. Sunday, March 23 for the 6th annual Downtown Columbia Triathlon.

The race will begin at 9 a.m. at the Blatt P.E. Center at 1400 Wheat Street. Following the swimming event, athletes will follow bike and foot courses through the area bounded by Gervais, Harden, Wheat and Main Streets.

Drivers should follow the direction of Columbia Police Department officers, who will provide traffic control, or avoid the area until the event concludes.

Course maps and event details are available from the event organizers.