July 23, 2013 6:42 PM

More than 500 people begin Missouri River race

About 350 kayaks and canoes, some holding up to 12 people, took to the Missouri River at Kaw Point Park on Tuesday to embark on what claims to be the longest nonstop river race in the world –– the Missouri American Water MR340. The race is a four-day, 340-mile trek across the state from Kansas City to St. Charles.

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