Road closures reported for Bristol Half Marathon on Sunday

With the 4th Annual Bristol Half Marathon and Relay scheduled to take place this Sunday, drivers can expect some road closures in the area of Clark Avenue and Matthews Street.

The race, which begins and ends by Healthtrax at 842 Clark Avenue, will kick off at 8 a.m., lasting for three hours, according to a press release from the Bristol Police Department. Police officers and volunteers will be stationed along the route to provide safety and traffic control for race participants, the release said.

As runners will be in the roadway, drivers traveling through the area should use caution and be prepared to stop, the release said. The runners will be on the following roads: Chapel Street, Clark Avenue, Dutton Avenue, Jacobs Street, James P. Casey Road, Matthews Street, Memorial Boulevard, North Main Street, Park Street, Perkins Street, Pound Street, Rockwell Park, Race Street, Terryville Avenue, Terryville Road and West Street.