News Flash Home
The original item was published from 9/29/2022 3:45:23 PM to 10/17/2022 12:00:08 AM.

News Flash

City of Liberty News & Events

Posted on: September 29, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Liberty Public Works Hosts Ploggathon Challenge

Join Liberty Public Works for the 2022 Mid-America Regional Council Ploggathon! “Plogging” is a Swedish concept that combines picking up litter and jogging. MARC is hosting a friendly competition to see which county in the KC Metro Area will have the most volunteers and pick up the most litter! 

When is the Ploggathon?

October 16, 2022. Join us at the time that best suites your schedule between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Who can participate?

Everyone! This event is for all ages.

Do I have to jog the whole route?

No! For this event, you can walk, jog or run while picking up litter. You can also complete any portion of the route that's manageable for you.

How to Sign Up?

  • Sign up at the following link
  • We ask that you provide your own standard grocery store sized plastic bag to collect the trash.
  • (2) pairs of gloves are available for each volunteer. Pick up @ 3rd floor of City Hall or the Front Desk of the Community Center. Pick up Mon-Fri prior to the day of the event.

Where will the Ploggathon be held?

  • The Kansas Corridor: Kansas Street from Missouri Street to Route 291
    • Deposit Trash @ Liberty City Hall
    • Deposit Trash @ Heritage Middle School
  • Withers Road from Liberty Drive to South Liberty Parkway
    • Deposit Trash @ Liberty Community Center
    • Deposit Trash @ J&S Pizza
  • Liberty Drive from South Withers Road to Clay Drive
    • Deposit Trash @ J&S Pizza
    • Deposit Trash @ Liberty Christian Fellowship
    • Deposit Trash @ Alexander Doniphan School
  • Choose your favorite walking / jogging spot 
  • Pick up litter at any of Liberty's parks.

Locations with designated trash deposits will have signage on the day of the event to help direct you to the designated trash receptacle.

What is Liberty’s Ploggathon goal?

  • Promote health and wellness of our Citizens
  • Increase awareness that litter everywhere, eventually making its way into our watersheds.


For more information about this event, contact Joshua Martinez »

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in City of Liberty News & Events