Up to 50,000 hit streets for 40th annual Bolder Boulder

BOULDER, Colo. -- A Memorial Day tradition continued Monday with the 40th running of the Bolder Boulder road race.

Up to 50,000 people hit the streets of Boulder for the 10K race. The event kicked off with the wheelchair race at 6:50 a.m.

The race started near 30th and Walnut streets and winds its way through Boulder before finishing in Folsom Field on the University of Colorado campus.

The Memorial Day tribute in Folsom Field begins at noon and includes parachutists coming into the stadium.

Roads coming into Boulder and in the city will be closed and traffic will be heavy on Monday morning.