marathon http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Bridge Work, Races, Mean Weekend Closures In St. Louis City http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/bridge-work-races-mean-weekend-closures-st-louis-city <P>Got plans to travel to downtown St. Louis this weekend? Watch out for lane and road closures.</P> <P>In addition to lane closures <A href="http://www.news.stlpublicradio.org/post/modot-close-eastbound-lanes-blanchette-bridge-weekend">on the Blanchette Bridge</A>, MoDOT will close the two right lanes on westbound I-64 across the Poplar Street Bridge approximately an hour after the start of Game 4 of the NLCS, which would be around 8 p.m. Fri, 19 Oct 2012 19:23:08 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 5592 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Bridge Work, Races, Mean Weekend Closures In St. Louis City 21,000 runners get ready to rock 'n' roll in St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/21000-runners-get-ready-rock-n-roll-st-louis <p>More than 21,000 runners and walkers will wind their way through St. Louis city streets this Sunday as part of the Rock &#39;n&#39; Roll Marathon and half-marathon.</p><p>The race is unique because it will feature 26 live bands and 18 local cheerleading squads performing along the course. The band Sugar Ray will headline a concert at the finish line. Margie&nbsp;Martin, the event&rsquo;s manager, says they were surprised by how many people signed up to participate in this, the first Rock-n-Roll Marathon here.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 21 Oct 2011 21:36:44 +0000 Bill Raack 2308 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org 21,000 runners get ready to rock 'n' roll in St. Louis