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Turkey Day road race to close roads in Westport, Fairfield

November 20, 2018

WESTPORT - The Pequot Runners of Fairfield will be holding their annual Thanksgiving Day five-mile road race on Thursday.

And that will cause some temporary road closures, police said.

The race kicks off in Southport and will initially enter Westport town limits from Pequot Avenue/Beachside Avenue. It then travels north on Sasco Creek Road, east on Greens Farms Road, northwest on Clapboard Hill Road, south on Maple Avenue South, west on Greens Farms Road, south on New Creek Road and then east on Beachside Avenue until the race again enters Southport on Pequot Avenue.

The race is scheduled to being at 8:15 a.m. and should have completely exited all Westport roads by approximately 10 to 10:30am. While the race is traveling through town, residents and motorists can expect temporary road closures and delays associated with the event.

Police said to alter any travel plans accordingly, allowing extra time for any delays caused by the event, and/or seek alternate routes around the area wherever possible.

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