The countdown is on until the 44th Gate River Run
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – We’re less than 24 hours away from the start of 44th annual Gate River Run, the 15K national championship and the area’s biggest race. Authorities inside the Regional Transportation Management Center were preparing Friday for an influx of traffic in and around the River City, even with no festival following the race. This year’s Gate River Run has a limited field of 8,000 runners taking part in the 15K. SPECIAL SECTION: Gate River RunTo supervise the race, the Regional Transportation Management Center coordinates with a range of agencies including the Florida Highway Patrol, Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and the Florida Department of Transportation. RELATED: Elite field ready to hit ground running for 44th Gate River Run | A look at the changes in place this year for the Gate River RunMasks are not required during the race, but runners must wear them at the start and finish line.