Darien police have released the following "Traffic Advisory" about vehicular traffic delays from the upcoming Darien Road Race on Sunday afternoon:
"The annual Darien Road Race will be held on Sunday, Sept. 16, at 1 p.m The road race, hosting approximately 500 racers, will start at Pear Tree Point Beach and proceed to Long Neck Point Road, Ring’s End Road, Harbor Road, eastbound on the Post Road, Old Kings Highway South, Andrews Drive, Red Coat Pass, Tory Hole Road, Sunswyck Road, 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. Officers will be positioned along the route to facilitate the flow of traffic and the safety of the runners."
Editor's note: While running or watching runners during the race, particularly along Long Ridge Road, make sure your leaf-blowers are secured or leave them at home. You wouldn't want the man with the buttoned-down shirt .