Races to affect Kansas City traffic this weekend

Posted August 16, 2013 at 3:54 pm

Northeast News
August 16, 2013

The City of Kansas City, Mo., is notifying motorists that a run and triathlon/duathlon will affect traffic on the mornings of Saturday, Aug. 17 and Sunday, Aug. 18.

The Rivalry Run will begin on Saturday, Aug. 17, outside the Sprint Center (Grand Boulevard and 13th Street). Rolling road closures will take place from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on the following race route: south on Grand Boulevard until it curves onto Main Street; north on Main Street; east on 20th Street; and north on Grand Boulevard to finish at the Sprint Center. Police will let traffic cross when no runners are present.

The Jackson County Triathlon and Duathlon will begin Sunday, Aug. 18, at the Longview Lake entrance on Raytown Road. Rolling road closures will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on the race route: south on Raytown Road; east on High Grove Road; south on Southeast Raytown Road; east on 137th Street, which turns into Hook Road; south on Peterson Road; east on 139th Street; north on Sampson Road; west on Scherer Road; and north on Raytown Road to finish at Longview Lake. Police will let traffic cross when no runners are present.