MISSOURI (KFVS) - 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.
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