MISSOURI (KFVS) - Get ready Cape Girardeau: the Show-Me State Games Torch Run will be running right through town.
The Olympic-style sports festival will kick off on Friday, July 21 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia.
Before that, the Torch Run will be visiting ten cities:
- Joplin- March 29, 2 p.m.: Missouri Southern
- Springfield - March 29, 6 p.m.: Cooper Tennis Complex
- Kansas City - April 7, 11 a.m.: Ilus Davis Park
- St. Joseph - April 7, 5 p.m.: St. Joseph Welcome Center and Missouri Western
- Hannibal - April 11, 4 p.m.: Central Park
- St. Charles - April 24, 4 p.m.: Frontier Park
- Cape Girardeau - April 25, 10 a.m.: A.C. Brase Arena
- St. Louis - April 25, 7 p.m.: Busch Stadium
- Jefferson City - July 21, 11 a.m.: Missouri State Capitol
- Columbia - July 21: 3 p.m.: University of Missouri
The Show-Me State Games kicked off in 1985 as a non-profit program of the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Health.
If you'd like to run the torch, you can email Emily Lorenz at peurrunge@Missouri.edu.