Online registration for Pumpkin Fun Run closed on September 24.


Pre-registration is closed. Entries will still be accepted the day of the event.

Sport Info

Congratulations to the top three schools in attendance at this year's 9th Annual MU Health Care Pumpkin Fun Run!


Large School: Shepard Boulevard Elementary School

Medium School: Our Lady of Lourdes Interparish School

Small School: Two Mile Prairie Elementary School

They have each won a $500 scholarship toward their school's Physical Education Departments! 

Thank you to all of our Boone County participants and their families for your continued support of the GAMES and your schools!


The Pumpkin Fun Run is a fun opportunity for all Boone County Schools (private and public) K-5 students, teachers, and families to walk or run for the chance to win $500 for their school's Physical Education programs. All you have to do is register TODAY! 

Thanks to our amazing sponsors at MU Health Care the top three schools (school size small-large) in attendance at the run will be awarded $500 toward their P.E. Department. 


September 25, 2021

FLIGHT TIMES: There will be designated flights that will run every hour with limited spots available and are available for pre-registration:

*Time slots have no designation other than max capacity in participants

  • 8am - Open
  • 9am - Full
  • 10am - Open

*Mail-in registrations are subject to slot time changes if received after desired slot times are filled. 


Albert-Oakland Park

Address: 1900 Blue Ridge Rd, Columbia, MO 65202

Course is a 1 mile loop around the paved fitness trail. Runners will also have the option to choose the shorter .75 mile loop around the bond as well.


Parking will be available at the main entrance to the park (off of Blue Ridge Rd).


$10 entry fee for students. Entry fee includes t-shirt and registration packet. Contact 573-882-2101 to inquire about scholarships. Parents and teachers run free!

*Parents and Teachers are allowed to run/walk with their child free of charge.  However, if the parents want to receive a Pumpkin Run t-shirt with the run, they need to register and pay the entry fee.

*Contact 573-882-2101 to inquire about scholarships.


Registration packets will include t-shirt, race day information, sponsor coupons, and for those who have pre-registered runner numbers and pins.

Registration packets for onsite entries will be available day of and can be picked up at the onsite registration table.

Please allow an additional 10-15 minutes for the registration and check-in process. There will be designated areas for those who have preregistered and for onsite registrations. To save on time be sure to complete your child's waiver and any walkalongs that you will have for the race and have those in hand. You can find those waivers below.

*NOTE: All participants and walk along parents MUST fill out a waiver.


Entries will still be accepted the day of the event, but slots are limited and pre-registration is recommended.


We're excited to bring back this piece of the event! We will have several onsite games and drawings for opportunities to win prizes!


Register Online: Show-Me State Games Online Registration - Pumpkin Fun Run


Register by Mail:  To enter by mail, please complete a Pumpkin Fun Run entry form and mail it along with payment to:

Show-Me State Games
1400 Rock Quarry Rd, Entrance 5
Columbia, MO 65211

*Mail-in registrations are subject to slot time changes if received after desired slot times are filled. 

WEATHER: The Pumpkin Fun Run will take place rain or shine. Flights could be delayed if there is lightening.  If changes need to be made, announcements will be made on-site and posted here or on our Pumpkin Fun Run Facebook page.


Event Codes

Event Code Event Name
PU0018:00 a.m. Race Time
PU0029:00 a.m. Race Time
PU00310:00 a.m. Race Time