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posted: 8/28/2012 3:13 PM

Race to close some Buffalo Grove streets

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Submitted by Buffalo Grove Park District

The Buffalo Grove Park District's Friends of the Parks Foundation will be hosting its annual 5K and 10K race, the Buffalo Grove Stampede, on the morning of Sunday, Sept. 2.

The race begins and ends at Mike Rylko Community Park near the Spray 'N Play entrance, located at 951 McHenry Road.

The Buffalo Grove Stampede is a Chicago Area Runners Association certified race. The 10K race is also part of the CARA circuit. More information about CARA can be found on their website at

The race will start at 8 a.m. and conclude around 10 a.m. Several streets will be closed to traffic during this race, including McHenry Road (Route 83) between Deerfield Parkway and Buffalo Grove Road, Checker Drive, Old Checker Road, Arlington Heights Road, Schaeffer Road and Springside Lane. Maps of the routes, as well as registration information can be found at