Portions of Lake Woodlands Drive will close to traffic Oct. 12 for annual road races

The Memorial Hermann 10 for Texas, 3.1 Armadillo Run and One 4 Texas Kids' Fun Run races will take place Oct. 12 in The Woodlands.

The Memorial Hermann 10 for Texas, 3.1 Armadillo Run and One 4 Texas Kids' Fun Run races will take place Oct. 12 in The Woodlands.

A trio of road races in The Woodlands will result in some lane closures along Lake Woodlands Drive on Oct. 12.

The 14th annual Memorial Hermann 10 for Texas 10-mile race, the third annual 3.1 Armadillo Run 5K race and the 12th annual One 4 Texas Kids' Fun Run 1-mile race will all take place from 7-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12. The three races start and end in Northshore Park, located at 2505 Lake Woodlands Drive, and are run on separate routes along Lake Woodlands Drive and The Woodlands Waterway.

While the races are underway, the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office will close portions of Lake Woodlands Drive to vehicle traffic between 6 and 10:30 a.m. According to The Woodlands Township, the road's inside westbound lane will be closed from Lakeside Boulevard to Golden Sage Drive, while the inside eastbound lane will be closed from Golden Sage Drive to Windward Cove.

Lake Woodlands Drive will be entirely closed to eastbound vehicle traffic between East Panther Creek Drive and Lake Front Circle, including the Lake Woodlands bridge, from 6 to 10:30 a.m. Windward Cove residents will be able to access their neighborhood during that time, according to the township. All other traffic will be rerouted to Woodlands Parkway.

During the event, parking for participants, sponsors, volunteers and spectators will be available in lots along the eastern side of Lakeside Boulevard north of Lake Woodlands Drive.

More information about the races can be found at www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/298/Memorial-Hermann-10-for-Texas. From Oct. 9-12, a 24-hour traffic hotline will also be available at 281-210-2099.


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