Kayakers start Missouri River race to St. Charles today from Kansas City

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ST. CHARLES, Mo. – Kayakers will start their race down the Missouri River Tuesday.

It’s the MR340 race. The kayakers launch from Kansas City and paddle down the river to St. Charles.

They have 85 hours to complete the course, but only two-thirds of teams typically reach the finish line.

The biggest obstacles are usually other boats and mosquitoes.

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