Downtown Raleigh will be filled and some streets temporarily closed Saturday morning because of the Krispy Kreme Challenge and the HKonJ march.
Krispy Kreme Challenge: The annual fundraising run will feature an estimated 7,700 runners racing from the Bell Tower at N.C. State University to the Krispy Kreme on Person Street and back. Runners will leave the Bell Tower at 8:30 a.m. The route extends on Hillsborough Street and the northern streets of downtown.
HKonJ Peoples Assembly: Thousands are expected to take part in this march also known as the Moral March on Raleigh against policies adopted by the state legislature last year. Its an extension of last summers Moral Monday protests. A pre-rally begins at 9 a.m. at Shaw University downtown, then participants will march up Wilmington and Fayetteville streets, culminating in an 11 a.m. rally across from the state Capitol.