• Expect tight security at Charlotte Marathon


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Thousands will have to brave the cold for Saturday morning's Charlotte Marathon uptown which will feature tight security.

    [Traffic closures ahead of Novant Health Charlotte Marathon]

    "In the start-line area, the finish-line area, we do have a plan in conjunction with (Charlotte-Mecklenburg police)," course logistics manager Tom Deming said. “They’re telling us what they need to do and what we need to do, as well, and we follow it. I think we’re going to be very safe."

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officials said about 400 officers and deputies will be on patrol.

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