On Saturday, July 13, the City of Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department will hold the 26th Annual Capaha Classic 5K and Children’s Mile Run.
Registration begins at 6:45 a.m. and continues until 7:40 a.m. with a registration fee of $20. The cost of the event will be $15 for those who register in advance by July 12. Each participant will receive a T-shirt at the race. The 5K Run begins at 8 a.m. with the Children’s Mile Run following at 8:45 a.m.
The 5K will consist of a looped course with mostly hills and two water stations. The Children’s Mile Run is a loop around Capaha Park designed specifically for young runners.
Awards will be given out to the top three
overall finishers as well as the top three finishers in each age group for the
5K. The top three finishers of each age group in the Children’s Mile Run will also be awarded. Additional awards will be given out to the top three in each age division for the 5K and Children’s Run.
Please feel free to stick around after the races are finished for door prizes that will be handed out shortly after. The event is co-sponsored by Kidd’s Gas & Convenience Store, Fitness Plus, McDonalds and Pepsi.
For more information please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 573-339-6340.