Race for the Cure affects downtown traffic

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As runners and organizers gear up for Sunday's Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5K, the city is notifying motorists of road closures that will affect them.

On Sunday, the race will begin at Union Station, prompting rolling closures from 5 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the following streets:-

north on Main Street
- north on Grand Boulevard;
- east on 18th Street
- north on Oak Street
- west on 11th Street
- south on Walnut Street
- west on 14th Street
- south on Wyandotte Street
- west on 16th Street
- south on Broadway Boulevard/Pennway Street
- east on Pershing Road to finish at Union Station.

The one-mile race will also start at Union Station, with closures from 5 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the following roads:

- north on Main Street
- west on 20th Street
- southwest on Southwest Boulevard
- south on Pennway Street
- east on Pershing Road to finish at Union Station.

The city is asking motorists to use caution when driving near these roads and obey all posted detours and barricades.

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