Murrysville Hero Walk set for Saturday
This Saturday, hundreds of local walkers will show their support for veterans as they walk the streets of Murrysville.
The first Murrysville Area PA Hero Walk will take place Saturday morning with several legs that will bring as many as 1,000 supporters to the streets.
Participants have four options, said Rob Hunter, director of recreation for Murrysville.
All four options avoid Route 22.
A 5.5-mile walk through the eastern portion of the municipality will begin at Tractor Supply along Route 22.
Participants will walk along Old William Penn Highway to Franklin Regional High School.
A shorter walk from the western border of Murrysville will begin in the parking lot at Ladd Wagner Insurance and proceed along Old William Penn Highway to the high school.
The two groups will meet at the school campus and walk 3.9 miles, along with other participants, to Murrysville Community Park.
Walkers who are unable to complete the full Hero Walk can meet at the intersection of Sinan Farm and Evans roads at 11:30 a.m. to walk the final one-mile stretch to the veterans monument at the park.
The municipality will enact several brief road closures and delays between 10 a.m. and noon, including a 30-minute closure of Tarr Hollow Road beginning at 10:30 a.m. Other roads that will be affected include the intersection of Tarr Hollow and North Hills roads, School Road, North Hills Road, the intersection of North Hills and Windover roads, and Evans road.
Parking is available at the high school and at the park, Hunter said. Shuttles will transport walkers and spectators, as needed.
For more information on road closures, see www.murrysville.com. To register or for more information, email email@example.com.
Daveen Rae Kurutz is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. She can be reached at 412-856-7400, ext. 8627, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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