Riverhead police announce road closures for 5K Run for the Ridley

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BARBARAELLEN KOCH FILE PHOTO | Ron Beattie of Island Timing in Hampton Bays gives last minute instructions to the runners at last year’s race.

Town police have announced scheduled road closures for Saturday’s annual 5K Run for the Ridley, which benefits the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation.

Road closures start when the race does, about 10 a.m.

The closures are as follows:

East Main Street will be closed to vehicle traffic between Fishel Avenue and Roanoke Avenue, from the beginning of the race at 10 until  about 10:15.

Riverside Drive will be closed between County Road 105 and East Main Street for the duration of the race, which will go to about 10:45 a.m.

Motorists are urged to avoid these roads during these times or use alternate routes, Riverhead Town police said.

See our event listing to find out more about the Run for the Riley.

Click here for photos from last year’s race.