News from City Hall
City Communications Office
City of Kansas City, Mo.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 25, 2013
Thanksgiving Day races affect traffic
The City of Kansas City, Mo., is notifying motorists that two races will affect traffic in Kansas City on Thursday, Nov. 28.
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 8:45-11 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.
For more information visit http://www.enter2run.com/search/event.aspx?id=18140.
The Hyde Park Pilgrim Run will begin at Pilgrim Chapel, 3801 Gillham Road. Road closures will take place from about 8:45-11:30 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.
For more information visit www.pilgrimrun.org.
Please observe caution and obey all posted detours and barricades.