Where You Will Find Marathon Detours Today
The following information was provided by the Middletown Police Department
In order to accommodate runners participating in the Amica Marathon, the Middletown Police Department will provide traffic control on several street locations in conjunction with the race.
The race is on Sunday, Oct. 14, and the marathon will begin and end in Newport; however, approximately half of the race route winds through the streets of Middletown.
The race is scheduled to start at 8 a.m. and will end at approximately 2 p.m.
The race route is as follows: The Marathon will begin in Newport and will enter Middletown at the Beach line on Purgatory Road. The course will go east on Purgatory road, right onto Tuckerman Ave, right onto Purgatory Road, (east end of Tuckerman Ave), right onto Sachuest Point Road all the way to the Sachuest Point Wildlife Refuge. Runners will turn around and head west on Sachuest Point Road, right onto Hanging Rock Road, north on Indian Avenue to Black Point in Portsmouth. The runners will then turn around and head south on Indian Avenue, South onto Hanging Rock Road right onto Sachuest Point Road and head west. The runners will then make a left onto Tuckerman Avenue, left onto Purgatory Road and end at Easton’s Beach in Newport.
The Middletown Police Department requests that motorists use care when driving in the area on race day.
Any questions on the race should be directed to the Amica Marathon website at www.amicamarathon.com. Any questions concerning road closures can be directed to Lt. Robert S. Nutt of the Administrative Services Division at email@example.com or at the telephone number listed above.