Show-Me State Games Torch Lighting Ceremony and Run - Kansas City Events

Show-Me State Games Torch Lighting Ceremony and Run

imageFriday, April 7, 2017
11 a.m.
Ilus Davis Park

The event will begin with a brief Torch Lighting Ceremony at 11 a.m., including speakers from the Show-Me State Games and Shelter Insurance, as well as City Council member Jermaine Reed and KC Parks Commissioner Mary Jane Judy.  Kansas City residents will run the torch about 1 mile around the 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 16-18, July 21-23 and July 28-30 in Columbia.   The torch will be traveling across Missouri during the months leading up to the GAMES .

If you are interested in running or cheering on the runners, please email


  1. Ilus Davis Park

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