Three Races Impact Weekend Traffic

The City of Kansas City, Mo., is notifying motorists that three separate races will impact traffic in  the area around 18th and Vine, Rockhurst University and Brookside.

On Saturday, the Fit Families 5k will begin at 8 a.m. at the Black Archives, 1722 E. 17th Terrace. The race will travel to Paseo, Truman Road and end near Parade Park at 18th and Vine. For more information visit

At 10am Hopkins Skip and Run begins and ends at Forest Avenue on the campus of Rockhurst University. For more information visit

On Sunday at 7 a.m. the 24th annual Strutt with your Mutt 3k and 5 k races will be held in the Brookside Neighborhood. The race begins at 62nd Terrace and Brookside Plaza. Please note Brookside Boulevard between 51st Street and 62nd Terrace will be closed from 8 to 9:30 a.m. . For more information visit