My daughter Kelly, along with boyfriend Jon, now lives in St. Louis... her home is in an area south of Tower Grove Park around Magnolia Avenue. It is awash in carefully restored homes from the 19th and early 20th Centuries. I love the area. I will post more tomorrow or Monday.
The 2013 Cliffhanger was held Sunday along Cliff Drive in Historic Northeast. Above and below the start of the 8K race. This year the Campus of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, the major sponsor, played host to the race with the course beginning at the Paseo Gate of Cliff Drive.
Above and below, the start of the 5K race. Approximately 900 runners and walkers took part this year. The race is presented by the Kansas City Track Club and is a benefit for Northeast Neighbor to Neighbor ( nnncares.org ) a Northeast organization for healthcare outreach.
Participants were treated to pancakes and eggs after the race in the Education Pavilion of KCUMB.
Leslie Collins, President of the Board of Northeast Neighbor to Neighbor presented a gift tray to Nancy English the Race Director and below Nancy presented Leslie with a check for over $9,000... the funds raised from the race. Come to think of it, I haven't seen Leslie since.