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Police Traffic Advisory for Sunday’s Darien Road Race

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Sunday afternoon’s Darien Road Race, a fundraiser for the Community Fund of Darien, will restrict traffic on some roads around town. Here’s how Darien Police Department describes what will happen, from a department announcement earlier this week:

The 38th annual Darien Road Race will be held on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. The road race, hosting approximately 500 racers, will start at Pear Tree Point Beach and proceed to Long Neck Point Road, Goodwives River Road, Sunswyck Road, Red Coat Pass, Delafield Island Road, west on Old Kings Highway South, to Goodwives River Road, and back to Pear Tree Point Beach. Motorists and residents of the area are advised to expect short-term delays and detours along the race route. Darien Police personnel will be positioned along the route to facilitate the flow of traffic and the safety of the runners.

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Darien Road Race Registration Now Open, Event Takes Place Sept 17

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The 38th annual Darien Road Race is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 17 at Pear Tree Point Beach and includes a 10K and 1.5 mile Loop. Registration for the race is now open, and the first 500 registered runners will receive an official 2017 Darien Road Race performance t-shirt on race day. This year’s race will begin at 3:30 p.m. for the 1.5 mile Fun Run and 4:00 pm for the 10K. The race will feature “The Finish Line” tent with music, games, food trucks, sponsor booths, silent auction and an awards ceremony.