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2018 Show-Me State Games Torch Run kicking off in Cape Girardeau

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Get ready Cape Girardeau: the Show-Me State Games Torch Run will be kicking off in Cape.

The Show-Me State Games and Shelter Insurance are hosting a Torch Lighting Ceremony and Run in Cape Girardeau on Monday, May 7, in preparation for the 2018 Show-Me State Games. 

The event will begin at 1 p.m. at the A.C. Brase Arena.

The event will begin with a brief Torch Lighting Ceremony, including speakers from the Show-Me State Games and Shelter Insurance, as well as Cape Girardeau representatives. 

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Cape Girardeau residents will then run the torch to Capaha Park.

The Show-Me State Games is an annual Olympic-style sports festival offering more than 40 sports for Missourians of all ages and ability levels, taking place June 8-10, July 20-22 and July 27-29 in Columbia.

The schedule includes:

  • Joplin & Springfield on March 22
  • Kansas City & St. Joseph on April 13
  • Hannibal on April 17
  • Cape Girardeau and St. Louis on May 7
  • St. Charles on May ??8

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