Roeland Park community members planning fundraising run with route highlighting city’s parks, green spaces

Preliminary plans for an October 2018 Roeland Park fundraising run event are under way.

Organizers would like to use a running route that will allow participants to run past all of the city’s parks. This will promote awareness of the city’s green spaces and increase usage of the areas, said event organizer Laura Steele.

“There is an opportunity here to highlight these parks not only to our own community but to those who are outside of our community,” Steele said.

Steele said funds generated through registration fees could be used to supplement the city’s park funds.

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