A pair of charity runs will shut down streets in Wheaton this week, according to news releases from the city.
The First Trust Portfolio Cares Foundation Run will be held from 5:30 to about 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Because of the run, the Wheaton Police Department will close the following streets:
• Liberty Drive between South Cross Street and Commerce Drive
• Commerce Drive between Liberty Drive and North Gables Boulevard
• Manchester Road between Knollwood Drive and Bridge Street
• The Manchester Road-Wesley Street railroad overpass
• Western Avenue between Wesley Street and West Lincoln Avenue
• Bridge Street between the Manchester Road-Wesley Street railroad overpass and Liberty Drive
• West Street between Front and West Indiana streets
•West Indiana Street between West and South Main streets
• South Main Street between Roosevelt Road and Liberty Drive.
Roads will also be closed for the Falcon 5K Run to benefit Wheaton North High School from 8 to 10 a.m. Sunday. The following closures will occur:
• West Thomas Road between Darling Street and Gary Avenue
• Morse Street between Geneva Road and Wheaton North High School
• Papworth Street between East Cole Avenue and West Thomas Road