|Traffic will be restricted during Open Options Shawnee Mission Triathlon & Duathlon on July 12|
Traffic will be restricted at Shawnee Mission Park, 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee and Lenexa, during the 31st annual Open Options Shawnee Mission Triathlon & Duathlon on Sunday, July 12.
In order to make this a safe event for spectators and participants, Shawnee Mission Park will be closed to all vehicle traffic from 5 a.m. to noon on the morning of the event. Also closed during this time frame are Mill Creek Streamway Park access points at 19405 Midland Drive west of Interstate 435 at Shawnee Mission Parkway in Shawnee, and at 19803 W. 87th Lane in Shawnee. Athletes and spectators will be allowed to enter Shawnee Mission Park via The Theatre in the Park entrance at 7710 Renner Road.
Started in 1984, the Shawnee Mission Triathlon and Duathlon is a special event of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District for ages 16 and older. The event features both a long course and a short course, and a new duathlon option for 2015. For more information, to register go to www.openoptionstri.com.