Weekend race alerts


The city says three races will affect traffic throughout Kansas City this weekend.  Police are prepared to allow motorists to cross the routes when they deem it safe for the participants, but you might want to plan around these potential traffic delays.

The Greater Kansas City Great Strides for Cystic Fibrosis Walk takes place Saturday, May 10 from about 10:30 a.m. to noon. While the race takes place on sidewalks and no streets will be closed, police will monitor traffic and may block an intersection if the walkers’ safety becomes a concern.

  • The walk takes place within these boundaries: East 45th Street to the north; Volker Boulevard to the south; Brookside Boulevard to the west; and Rockhill Road to the east.
  • For more information, visit www.cff.org/great_strides/‎.

The Run Mom Run takes place Saturday, May 10 from about 9-10:30 a.m. and will temporarily close the following streets:

  • Main Street, between 51st and 58th streets
  • 58th Street, between Main and Wyandotte streets
  • Wyandotte Street, between West 58th Street and Huntington Road
  • Huntington Road, between Wyandotte and Summit streets
  • Summit Street, from Huntington Road, curving into West 52nd Street to West 51st Street
  •  West 51st Street, between West 52nd and Main streets
  • For more information, visit http://runmomrun.net/.

The Color Foam 5K takes place Saturday, May 10 from about 10 a.m. to noon and will temporarily close the following streets:

  • American Royal Court, between American Royal Drive and Wyoming Street
  • Wyoming Street, between American Royal Court and West 14th Street
  • West 17th Street, between Genessee and Liberty streets
  • Liberty Street, between West 17th Street and West 13th Terrace
  • West 14th Street, between Wyoming and Hickory streets
  • Hickory Street, between West 14th Street and West 13th Terrace
  • West 13th Terrace, between Hickory and Liberty streets
  • Genessee Street, between West 17th Street and Butler Way
  • Butler Way, between Genessee Street and State Line Road
  • State Line Road, between Butler Way and American Royal Drive
  • American Royal Drive, between State Line Road and south of Avenida Cesar E Chavez
  • For more information, visit http://colorfoam5k.com/.

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