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Expect heavy traffic July 23 during 'Tri for a Cure' race

Cape Elizabeth police are asking motorists to avoid Shore Road and to seek alternate routes during the Maine Cancer Foundation's eighth annual "Tri for a Cure" triathlon race from 9:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 23, 2017.

The Tri for a Cure race will begin at Southern Maine Community College in South Portland at 8 a.m., when 950 racers will complete a swim-bike-run triathlon that includes a 15-mile bike course through South Portland and Cape Elizabeth. Heavy traffic and delays are expected along Route 77 in South Portland and Cape Elizabeth on July 23:

  • Route 77 & Shore Road CAPE ELIZABETH
  • Broadway & Benjamin Pickett South Portland
  • Fort & Preble South Portland
  • Willard Square South Portland
  • Sawyer Street & Cottage Road South Portland
  • Sawyer Street & Mitchell Road South Portland
  • Sawyer Street & Route 77 South Portland
  • Sawyer Road & Fickett Street South Portland
  • Sawyer Road & Route 77 SCARBOROUGH

Route maps and event information are available on the race website. Please contact the Maine Cancer Foundation with questions and comments, 207-773-2533.

For information on other road events in Cape Elizabeth for the remainder of the year, please see our parade permits page.