Calendar of Events

11 May

Wizarding Run

Park Central Square

ANNOUNCEMENT: The Discovery Center of Springfield, MO is this year's charity partner!

The Discovery Center of Springfield in Springfield, Missouri, is an interactive hands-on museum committed to inspiring people of all ages with a lifelong love of learning and an appreciation of the world and our place in it. Learn more HERE.

ATTENTION WITCHES AND WIZARDS! Grab your wand, hop on your broom, and join us for the Wizarding Run and Festival in Downtown Springfield, Missouri! Take a magical journey through the city with wizardly sights and sounds along the way and a detour through a alley full of surprises! Distances include a 5K and a 1 Mile Fun Run. This 5K course begins and ends at Park Central Square. After the run, stick around for the post-race festival where you'll enjoy music, food vendors, and craft vendors. Costumes are highly encouraged!

Participants of the 5K will receive a one of kind event shirt in the color of their choice: RED, GREEN, YELLOW, or BLUE *, a spectacular FINISHER MEDAL, a custom WAND (chosen at packet pick-up), a commemorative race bib, FREE BUTTERSCOTCH SODA at the finish line, and access to the post-race festival! *Shirt color choices will only be available until May 1. After May 1, shirts will be issued on a first come, first serve basis.

Participants of the 1 Mile Fun Run will receive a one of kind event shirt in the color of their choice: RED, GREEN, YELLOW, or BLUE, a custom WAND (chosen at packet pick-up), a FREE BUTTERSCOTCH SODA at the finish line, and access to the post-race festival.

POST RACE FESTIVAL: The run/walk will funnel right into the post-race festival, which will include lots of craft and food vendors, all selling wizardly inspired items.