CANTON, OH (July 27, 2009) - To accommodate the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival 5-Mile and 2-Mile Races, several streets will be closed, either partially or entirely, to traffic Sunday morning, Aug. 2, from 7:30 a.m. until approximately 10:30 a.m.

According to Lt. John Rubis of the Canton City Police Traffic and Accident Bureau, the following streets will be closed:

  • • Monument Rd. NW from 23rd St. to Seventh St. NW
  • • Seventh St. NW from McGregor Ave. NW to Elgin Ave. NW
  • • 12th St. NW from Mercy Dr. NW to Ridge Rd. NW
  • • Harrison Ave. NW from 17th St. NW to Park Dr.
  • • In the event of an emergency, vehicles will be allowed to travel on 12th St. NW

For those still wishing to register for either the 5-Mile or 2-Mile Race, there are several options still open:

  • • At packet pick-up at the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, Aug. 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For information about the Races or other Enshrinement Festival activities, visit