January 28, 2020
WEEKEND ROAD CLOSURES FOR CRITZ TYBEE RUN FEST
The Critz Tybee Run Fest comes to Tybee Island Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 2020. This annual weekend event combines five different races from 1 mile to 13.1 miles. Please note the following road/lane closures and traffic impacts on Tybee Island during this event, starting as early as 3 a.m. on Thursday, January 30. Races begin approximately 6 p.m. on Friday evening and 7 a.m. on Saturday morning and last until late afternoon, depending on the pace of the last runner.
Expected Road Congestion
Butler Avenue from 14th Street to 17th Street will experience congestion during all races on Friday and Saturday.
No Parking Zones
No parking on 15th Street, Tybrisa Street and the 16th Street parking lot along Strand Avenue up to 17th Street. The no parking zones will be in effect beginning 3 a.m. Thursday morning in the parking lot, and beginning 3 a.m. Friday morning on affected streets. Permitted tents and other Critz Run Fest amenities will be set up in the 16th Street lot and Tybrisa roundabout.
Complete Road Closures
Both 15th and Tybrisa Streets will be closed for the duration of the race, beginning Friday at 3 a.m. and reopening Saturday afternoon following clean up. Start and finish lines for the race are located in this area.
Temporary Lane Restrictions & Road Impacts
These areas will have road restrictions as racers pass through the area.
- The right/slow lane from Byers Avenue to Battery Drive on Highway 80, westbound side only
- The parking lane from Lewis Avenue to Miller Avenue on the south side of Highway 80
- Butler Avenue/Hwy. 80 in each direction from Tybrisa Street to 2nd Avenue
Lewis Avenue is a part of the race course this year. One lane on Lewis will be closed for only the length of time it takes for the race to pass.
Tybee South End
Friday: 18th Street, 6th/7th Avenue, parts of Chatham Avenue, 12th Street, 2nd Avenue, Lovell Avenue
Saturday: 5th Avenue, Lewis Avenue, Miller Avenue, Butler Avenue.
Tybee North End
The Saturday half marathon route will include the same streets as previous years with the addition of the entire length of Bay Street and Byers. Runners will access Highway 80 via Byers.
For more information: www.critztybeerun.com