This year’s Cannibal, a 5/10/15k run and 5k walk, will begin at 7 a.m. Saturday, July 1, in downtown Hannibal. As in the past, the Foundation is again seeking artists to design the logos for the 2017 Hannibal Cannibal and children’s Fun Run.

Hannibal Regional Foundation is gearing up for their 22nd Annual Hannibal Cannibal.

This year’s Cannibal, a 5/10/15k run and 5k walk, will begin at 7 a.m. Saturday, July 1, in downtown Hannibal. As in the past, the Foundation is again seeking artists to design the logos for the 2017 Hannibal Cannibal and children’s Fun Run.

Artists, graphic designers and anyone who enjoys designing are all encouraged to submit designs for the logo contest. The winning Cannibal logo will be displayed on the runner t-shirts, race volunteer t-shirts, stage backdrop and all marketing materials including: newspaper, magazine, TV ads and entry packets. The winning Fun Run logo will be on the all the youth t-shirts and the volunteer shirts. For the last three years, the event has averaged over 1,900 participants, representing over 30 states and several foreign countries. The winning logos could potentially be seen worldwide.

This year’s race will benefit the Foundation’s Cherish Campaign, which is raising funds to assist with expanding Women’s Health Services at Hannibal Regional. The expansion of Women’s Health Services at Hannibal Regional is a crucial element in meeting all the health needs of the region. Offering a full continuum of services and resources for all ages of women and their health needs is invaluable to growth and success in this area. Hannibal Regional Foundation is assisting in bringing these vital expanded services to our community through the Cherish Campaign. This campaign will raise $160,000 to aid in bringing new technology, resources and women’s health services to the community.

Contest entries must be received by Friday, Feb. 17. The winner(s) will be announced Wednesday, March 1, and recognized during the awards ceremony of the race with a trophy, $50 Hannibal Chamber of Commerce gift certificate, free entry into the race and a free race t-shirt.

For a full list of design requirements, please visit the Hannibal Cannibal website, www.hannibalcannibal.com or contact Hannibal Regional Hospital Foundation at (573)629-3577.