Please be advised that on Sunday, March 12th, the Running of the Leprechauns 5K Road Race and Walk will take place beginning at the American Legion on Winthrop Street in Medford. This event will benefit Boston Children’s Hospital. It is scheduled to begin at 11AM, however the set up for the event will begin earlier. Traffic in and around Medford Square will be disrupted from approximately 10AM to 1PM. Winthrop Street will be shut down from Lawrence Rd to the Winthrop Street Rotary. Riverside Ave will also be shut down between Medford Square and Spring Street as the Road Race proceeds to Freedom Way and finally back to the American Legion on Winthrop Street. Police officers will be on scene to divert traffic away from the event. Please plan accordingly. We appreciate your patience and cooperation.