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Road closures, heavy bike traffic July 14 during 'Tri for a Cure' race

Shore Road northbound from the town center to Preble Street will be CLOSED from 9-11 a.m. Sunday, July 14, during the Maine Cancer Foundation's 12th annual "Tri for a Cure" triathlon race. Cape Elizabeth police encourage motorists to avoid Shore Road and to seek alternate routes.

In addition, all of Preble Street from Shore Road to Woodbury Street will be closed from 9-11 a.m; and there will be no parking on the even side of Preble Street from 9 p.m. Saturday, July 13 to 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

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 in South Portland and Cape Elizabeth on July 14.

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.