Pumpkin Fun Run Set for October 19!

The 7th annual Pumpkin Fun Run, sponsored by University of Missouri Children’s Hospital, will begin at 9 a.m. on October 19 at Philips Lake Park in Columbia. 

This 1.4-mile run/walk is open to Boone County students grades K-5. Parents and teachers are also encouraged to participate.  There is a $10 entry fee for students, which includes a t-shirt and registration packet.  Parents and teachers run free (does not include t-shirt).

As an added incentive to participate, students can help win $500 for their school. The three schools in each enrollment category that have the highest percentage of students participate will win $500 for their physical education department.

“We’re excited to host the Pumpkin Fun Run and appreciate the support of MU Children’s Hospital,” said Dave Fox,  Show-Me STATE GAMES Executive Director. “The Pumpkin Run encourages kids in our community to take part in an event of health, fitness, family and fun while also building school pride.”

Visit https://smsg.org/pumpkinrun for details and registration.

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