No backpacks allowed at Trolley Run following Boston attack

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The annual Kansas City Trolley Run is set to get underway Sunday morning, attracting more than 6,000 runners to the Waldo/Brookside/Plaza Neighborhoods. New this year, organizers have made changes to their belongings policy in the wake of the Boston terror attack.

The Trolley Run organizers decided they will not allow bags and backpacks at Sunday's race.  That rule applies to both runners and spectators.

The trolley run website states: "In light of recent developments, no bags or backpacks will be permitted. Personal items will be transported from the start to the finish line."

Organizers tell us people who bring bags will have to put them on a bus and pick them up at the finish line in the Country Club Plaza.

However, the best bet according to organizers, is just to leave backpacks and large purses at home or in your car.

Organizers tell us they wanted to take every precaution to make sure people feel safe at Sunday's race.

The four mile race winds through the Waldo and Brookside neighborhoods before ending on the Plaza.

If  you're headed down to Brookside, Waldo, the Country Club Plaza or downtown Kansas City this weekend, be aware that traffic will be impacted by races Saturday and Sunday as the Aids Walk, Trolley Run and March for Babies take place.

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