Road closures in effect for All-Star 5K

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DENVER (KDVR) — A baseball-themed 5K for MLB fans is kicking off Saturday at Civic Center Park. 

This is the 11th edition of the 5K during All-Star week and is just one of the many festivities happening leading up to Tuesday’s All-star Game.  

The 2021 MLB All-Star 5K is set to start at 9 a.m. The event also includes a 1k family walk. 

The cost is $25 dollars for kids and $40 for adults and seniors.

Each participant will get a free t-shirt and admission to a post-race after-party.

There will also be a few road closures along the route.

The course begins and ends at Denver’s Civic Center Park, taking participants around Capitol Hill, along Speer Blvd. and through the Golden Triangle.

Race participants were asked to donate to the Colorado Rockies Baseball Club Foundation is to support disadvantaged and at-risk youth.

Through programs for youth baseball and softball, education, literacy, and along with children’s health and wellness initiatives, the Colorado Rockies Baseball Club is able to reach out with positive messages and promote good citizenship through sports.

The website said the event had raised more than $3,800 for the cause.

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