Thanksgiving Day races affect traffic

Northeast News
November 25, 2013

Two races will affect traffic in Kansas City on Thursday, Nov. 28.

Ward Parkway Thanksgiving Day 5K 
The Ward Parkway Thanksgiving Day 5K will begin on the north side of the Ward Parkway Center (at Ward Parkway and 86th Terrace). Road closures will take place from about 8:45 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the following race route: south on Ward Parkway (west side); east on Washington Street; north on Ward Parkway (east side); west on 83rd Street; and south on Ward Parkway (west side) to finish at 85th Terrace.

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Hyde Park Pilgrim Run
The Hyde Park Pilgrim Run will begin at Pilgrim Chapel, 3801 Gillham Road. Road closures will take place from about 8:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on the following race route: south on Gillham Road and turn around at 44th Street; north on Gillham Road; east on 39th Street; north on Harrison Parkway; west on 36th Street; south on Janssen Place; turn around north on Janssen Place and go east on 36th Street; and south on Gillham Road to finish at the Pilgrim Chapel.

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Motorists are asked to observe caution and obey all posted detours and barricades.

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