News from City Hall
City Communications Office
City of Kansas City, Mo.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec. 4, 2013
Two races will affect traffic near Crossroads, Westport
The City of Kansas City, Mo., is notifying motorists that two races will temporarily affect traffic on Saturday, Dec. 7 in the Crossroads Arts District and Westport.
The Ugly Sweater Run will begin at 11 a.m. in Washington Square Park, just north of Crown Center at 2200 Grand Blvd. Main Street will be closed beginning at 6 a.m. from East Pershing Road to East 19th Street. Rolling road closures will take place shortly before the race along the following route: north on Main Street, east on 19th Street, north on Campbell Street, west on 18th Street, north on Oak Street, west on 13th Street, south on Baltimore Avenue, east on 19th Street, south on Main Street, and back to the starting point at Washington Square.
For more information, visit http://theuglysweaterrun.com/locations/kansas-city-missouri/.
The Westport Santa Dash begins at 10 a.m. at 4050 Pennsylvania Ave. Rolling road closures will begin at 9:30 a.m. along the following race route: north on Pennsylvania Avenue, east on 34th Street, south on Broadway Road, east on 34th Street, south on Baltimore Avenue, west on Archibald Street, south on Pennsylvania Avenue, southwest on Wornall Road, west on 43rd Street, north on Jefferson Street, east on Westport Road, and north on Pennsylvania Avenue back to the starting point.
For more information, visit www.santadashrun.com.