Torch Run will arrive in Hannibal at 11 a.m. Friday, April 5

The mission of the Shelter Insurance Show-Me State Games Torch Run is to generate exposure and enthusiasm for the Show-Me State Games throughout Missouri.

The Show-Me State Games is an Olympic-style sports festival offering more than 40 events for all ages and ability levels. The 2019 Games will take place on June 7-9, July 19-21 and July 26-28 in Columbia.

This year, the Torch Run will be visiting ten cities. Individuals interested in running the torch can email Emily Lorenz at lorenzep@missouri.edu for more details.

The full schedule is as follows:

Hannibal — Friday, April 5 at 11 a.m. — Central Park

Kirksville — Friday, April 5 at 4 p.m. — Spainhower Field and School District Trail

Springfield — Monday, April 15 at 5 p.m. — Cooper Tennis Complex

Kansas City — Thursday, April 18 at 12 p.m. — Mill Creek Park

St. Joseph — Thursday, April 18 at 4 p.m. — St. Joseph Visitor’s Center

Cape Girardeau — Tuesday, May 7 at 1 p.m. — A.C. Brase Arena

St. Louis — Tuesday, May 7 — Busch Stadium

St. Charles — Wednesday, May 8 at 9 a.m. — Frontier Park

Jefferson City — July 19 at 11 a.m. — Missouri Governor's Garden

Columbia — July 19 at 3 p.m. — University of Missouri; 3:30 p.m. — Shelter Insurance