July 31, 2012 12:00 AM

Big Muddy river race is serious about the fun

From Kaw Point Park, at the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri rivers, more than 500 began a 340-mile trip across Missouri, to end Friday in St. Charles, Mo. The Missouri River 340 started its seventh year as the world’s longest nonstop river race, with more racers this year than ever.

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