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at Katy Trail State Park

A variety of special events are held on the Katy Trail throughout the year. This calendar of events will be updated when new special event permits are issued.

All groups or organizations desiring to use Katy Trail State Park for a special event activity must obtain a special event permit from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. E-mail or call 800-334-6946 to speak with staff at the Katy Trail State Park office located in Rock Bridge Memorial State Park for information on how to obtain a special event permit.

2014

April

April 14 to Oct.17

Self-Guided Tour#10 – End to End
Location: Clinton trailhead MP 264.6, start – St. Charles trailhead MP 39.5, finish
Sponsor: Independent Tourist
Contact: Henry Curran, henry@independenttourist.com
Number of Attendees: Average tour group size 2 to 3 cyclists

April 15 to Oct. 25

Self-Guided Tour#13 – Wineries
Location: Rocheport trailhead MP 178.3, start – Augusta trailhead MP 66.3, finish
Sponsor: Independent Tourist
Contact: Henry Curran, henry@independenttourist.com
Number of Attendees: Average tour group size 2 to 3 cyclists

April 26

Livin’ on the Edge 2014 5K
Location: North Jefferson City pavilion, start and finish; enter Katy Trail State Park at MP 143.7 and exit at MP 143.2
Sponsor: Special Olympics Missouri
Contact: Adrean Smart, adrean.smart98@gmail.com
Number of Attendees: 300

April 26

Twilight Puzzle Run (formerly AM Fun Run)
Location: St. Charles Trailhead MP 39, start, north to MP 36.9 and return
Sponsor: Making Tracks Event Management, Inc.
Contact: Jeff Neuschwander, jeff@fleetfeetstlouis.com
Number of Attendees: 470

May

May 3

Spring into Action 5K
Location: Sedalia Trailhead, MP 227.1, start; head eastward to MP 225.6, turnaround and finish at MP 227.1
Sponsor: Medical Billing Association
Contact: Abigail DeVorss, armywife_abby@yahoo.com
Number of Attendees: 136

May 3

Cinco de Mayo 5K Run/Walk
Location: North Jefferson City pavilion, start and finish; enter Katy Trail State Park at MP 143.7 and exit at MP 143.2
Sponsor: Jefferson City Area Board of Realtors, Inc.
Contact: Donna Stone, donna@jcabor.com
Number of Attendees: 165

May 3

Girls on the Run 5K
Location: Clinton Trailhead finish MP 264.6, start and finish
Sponsor: Central Missouri Girls on the Run/Henry County CHART
Contact: Lisa Lee, gldnlee@iland.net
Number of Attendees: 250

May 3

Trail to a Cure 7th Annual Ride/Walk/Run
Location: Rocheport Trailhead MP 178.3 to Hartsburg Trailhead MP 153.6, and return to Rocheport
Sponsor: Trail to a Cure, Inc.
Contact: Brian McCurren, brianm@socket.net
Number of Attendees: 100

May 4

Alpine Shop’s Group Riding Workshop
Location: Weldon Spring Trailhead MP 56, start, ride 10-miles west and return
Sponsor: Alpine Shop, Ltd.
Contact: Marty Koch, mkoch@alpineshop.com
Number of Attendees: 15

May 5-9

Biking Trip on the Katy Trail Tour #1
Location: Sedalia Trailhead MP 227.1, start; to St. Charles Trailhead, MP 39.5, finish
Sponsor: St. Charles Community College Road Scholar
Contact: Tina Sieker, tsieker@stchas.edu
Number of Attendees: 40

May 10

Karen-4-A-Kause 5K Run/Walk
Location: St. Charles Trailhead MP 39, start and finish
Sponsor: Karen Weidinger Foundation
Contact: Brian Wies, bmwies@yahoo.com
Number of Attendees: 950

May 15 to Oct. 26

Self-Guided Tour#11 – Ragtime
Location: Sedalia trailhead MP 227.1, start – St. Charles trailhead MP 39.5, finish
Sponsor: Independent Tourist
Contact: Henry Curran, henry@independenttourist.com
Number of Attendees: Average tour group size 2 to 3 cyclists

May 18

Hairy Hundred
Location: Rocheport Trailhead MP 178.3, start and finish, with neutralized pace west to MP 181.3 and return
Sponsor: Big Tree Cycling
Contact: Michael Morgan, michaelamorgan@hotmail.com
Number of Attendees: 150

May 26 to Oct. 20

Self-Guided Tour#12 – Bluffs
Location: Rocheport trailhead MP 178.3, start – St. Charles trailhead MP 39.5, finish
Sponsor: Independent Tourist
Contact: Henry Curran, henry@independenttourist.com
Number of Attendees: Average tour group size 3 to 4 cyclists

June

June 1-6

Katy Tour #1
Location: Clinton trailhead MP 264.6, start; St. Charles trailhead 39.5, finish
Sponsor: Wilderness Voyageurs Outfitters
Contact: Eric Martin, eric@wildernessvoyageurs
Number of Attendees: 14

June 8-13

Katy Tour #2
Location: Clinton trailhead MP 264.6, start; St. Charles trailhead 39.5, finish
Sponsor: Wilderness Voyageurs Outfitters
Contact: Eric Martin, eric@wildernessvoyageurs
Number of Attendees: 14

June 9-13

Biking Trip on the Katy Trail Tour #2
Location: Sedalia Trailhead MP 227.1, start; to St. Charles Trailhead, MP 39.5, finish
Sponsor: St. Charles Community College Road Scholar
Contact: Tina Sieker, tsieker@stchas.edu
Number of Attendees: 40

June 29

Trail Ride to Cooper’s Landing
Location:
 Columbia MKT Trailhead at Stadium Blvd., start and finish, enter Katy Trail at Hindman Junction, MP 169.9 to Cooper’s Landing, MP 163.5, return to Columbia
Sponsor: City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Department
Contact: Janet Godon, jlgodon@gocolumbiamo.com
Number of Attendees: 30

August

Aug. 30

GO! KT82 Relay
Location: Creve Coeur Lake Trail connector MP 43.7, start; to McKittrick Trailhead MP 100.8, finish in Hermann
Sponsor: GO! St. Louis
Contact: Brian Lyons, blyons@gostlouis.org
Number of Attendees: 2,500

September

Sept. 8-12

Biking Trip on the Katy Trail Tour #3
Location: Sedalia Trailhead MP 227.1, start; to St. Charles Trailhead, MP 39.5, finish
Sponsor: St. Charles Community College Road Scholar
Contact: Tina Sieker, tsieker@stchas.edu
Number of Attendees: 40

Sept. 28-Oct. 3

Katy Tour #3
Location: Clinton trailhead MP 264.6, start; St. Charles trailhead 39.5, finish
Sponsor: Wilderness Voyageurs Outfitters
Contact: Eric Martin, eric@wildernessvoyageurs
Number of Attendees: 14

October

Oct. 4
(RAIN DATE: Oct. 18)

Camp Hickory Hill Walk-a-Jog-a-Bike-a-Thon
Location:
 Rocheport Trailhead MP 178.3, start and finish
Sponsor: Camp Hickory Hill
Contact: Nate Wisdom, natezip@sbcglobal.net
Number of Attendees: 135

Oct. 5-10

Katy Tour #4
Location: Clinton trailhead MP 264.6, start; St. Charles trailhead 39.5, finish
Sponsor: Wilderness Voyageurs Outfitters
Contact: Eric Martin, eric@wildernessvoyageurs
Number of Attendees: 14

Oct. 6-9

Self-Guided Tour#14 – Little Wineries
Location: McKittrick trailhead MP 100.8 (Hermann), start – St. Charles trailhead MP 39.5, finish
Sponsor: Independent Tourist
Contact: Henry Curran, henry@independenttourist.com
Number of Attendees: Average tour group size 4 cyclists

Oct.13-17

Biking Trip on the Katy Trail Tour #4
Location: Sedalia Trailhead MP 227.1, start to St. Charles Trailhead, MP 39.5, finish
Sponsor: St. Charles Community College Road Scholar
Contact: Tina Sieker, tsieker@stchas.edu
Number of Attendees: 40