The following information was provided by the Middletown Police Department:
On Thanksgiving Day, November 22, 2012, from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., the Newport Fed Pie Run will take place. The course starts at the YMCA on Valley Road where runners will proceed south on Valley Road to Aquidneck Avenue to Crescent Road to Tuckerman Avenue (west) back to Purgatory Road to the Sachuest Point Road.
Runners will turn around at the “Ticket Gate” on Sachuest Point Road and complete the return by running on Sachuest Point Road to Purgatory Road to Crescent Road to Aquidneck Avenue and complete the run at the entrance of the YMCA on Valley Road.
Motorists may avoid traffic delays by traveling North on Green End Avenue. Traffic traveling South on Valley Road at Johnnycake Hill Road will be detoured around the race by traveling through the Industrial Park to John Clarke Road and then detour Northbound on Aquidneck Avenue. Traffic traveling South on Aquidneck Avenue will be detoured through the Industrial Park at John Clarke Road to Johnnycake Hill Road to Valley Road Northbound. Traffic traveling Northbound on Aquidneck Avenue will remain open during the race with police officers directing traffic along the racecourse.
Any questions can be directed to either Lt. Robert S. Nutt of the Administrative Services Division at firstname.lastname@example.org or the Day Shift Officer-in-Charge at (401) 846-1144.