RENO, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- This Sunday, Reno will be filled with residents and visitors dressed in green, celebrating St. Patrick’s Day.
One of the many St. Patrick’s Day events occurring this year is the Leprechaun Chase. The City of Reno is sponsoring this new event that consists of a 5K run/walk on Sunday through the streets in Midtown and the Wells Avenue District.
The City of Reno says the road closures for the Leprechaun Chase will happen on Sunday, March 17 from approximately 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The closures will include: Center Street between Holcomb Avenue and Stewart Street; Holcomb Avenue between Liberty Street and Pueblo Street; Stewart Street between Center Street and Wells Avenue; and Wells Avenue southbound between Stewart Street and Pueblo Street. Suggested alternative routes include using Sinclair and Wheeler Avenue.
An additional road closure for St Patrick’s Day festivities will be Vesta Street between Wells Avenue and Holcomb Avenue. This closure will occur between 9:00 am on March 17 until 12:00 a.m. on March 18.