Darien police issued the following traffic advisory for Oct. 1:

The annual JR Schoen Memorial Walk will be held on Oct. 2, 2016 from 2 p.m. to approximately 4 p.m. The walk, which begins at Pear Tree Point Beach, will make a right turn out of the beach parking lot and proceed south on Pear Tree Point Road and make one lap around the Pear Tree Point/Long Neck Point loop. A limited number of participants will also be engaged in a 5k run around the Pear Tree Point/Long Neck Point loop traveling in the same direction as the walkers just prior to the beginning of the memorial walk.

Vehicle traffic will only be allowed to travel south on Long Neck Point Road and north on Pear Tree Point Road during this event. Motorists are advised to expect short-term delays along the route. Officers will be positioned along the route to facilitate the flow of traffic and the safety of the participants.