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48th Hospital Hill Run gets underway

48th Hospital Hill Run gets underway
Posted at 8:25 AM, Jun 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-05 15:19:38-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Hospital Hill Run attracted thousands of runners to downtown Kansas City on Saturday.

It started at 7 a.m. with people being able to run a 5K, 10K and half marathon.

The race did cause a headache when it comes to traffic.

The race started on Grand Boulevard, North of Pershing Road and ended on Grand Boulevard in front of Crown Center.

Most roads were reopened be open by 10 a.m. on Saturday.

A portion of every Hospital Hill Run race entry, along with 100% of funds raised through the Hospital Hill Run fundraiser, will go directly to the "I Love Children's Mercy Fund." The fund provides advanced medical treatments, compassionate care and fuels world-class research.