Saturday Morning Races Affect Traffic in Swope Park, West Bottoms

Saturday Morning Races Affect Traffic in Swope Park, West Bottoms

The City of Kansas City, Mo., is notifying motorists that the Ability 5K race and the Run or Dye 5K race will affect traffic in Kansas City on Saturday, March 29 in the morning. Please note, police are prepared to allow motorists to cross the routes when they deem it safe for the participants.

The Ability 5K takes place from about 8-9 a.m., and police will be present to redirect traffic on Meyer Boulevard between Benton Avenue and Swope Parkway. For more information, visit http://eitas.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/3rd-Ability-5K-brochure-final.pdf.

The Run or Dye 5K takes place from about 9-11:30 a.m. and will close State Line Road between American Royal Drive and Butler Way; and Butler Way between State Line Road and Genessee Street. Learn more at http://www.runordye.com/locations/Kansas-City.

As a service to our residents, the City of Kansas City, Mo., sends occasional notices about temporary road closures due to outdoor races to help residents better plan their weekends and avoid inconvenient road closures or delays.