Special Events

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.

2015

August

Aug. 2

Flat Five
Location: St. Charles Trailhead MP 39.5, Frontier Park, start and finish
Sponsor: Fleet Feet Sports – Road Runners Club of America
Contact: Jules Vogel, jules@fleetfeetstlouis.com
Number of Attendees: 600

Aug. 8

Fleet Feet Training Team Run
Location: 
near St. Charles Trailhead MP 39.5 at Lewis & Clark Boathouse parking lot, start and finish
Sponsor: Fleet Feet Sports – St. Louis
Contact: Tim Cary, tim.cary@fleetfeetstlouis.com
Number of Attendees: 300

Aug. 15 (Rain date is Aug. 16)

The Boone Dawdle
Location: 
Columbia’s Flat Branch Park, start, enter Katy Trail State Park at Hindman Junction MP 169.9 to MP 177.3 east of Rocheport Trailhead
Sponsor: True/False Film Fest-Ragtag Film Society
Contact: Ben Falby, bvfalby@gmail.com
Number of Attendees: 350

Aug. 29

BikeMO
Location: Rocheport Trailhead MP 178.3 to turn around before or at Boonville Trailhead MP 191.8, finish at Rocheport
Sponsor: Missouri Bicycle and Pedestrian Federation
Contact: Matt Maher, matt@prologuecycling.com
Number of Attendees: 50

Aug. 30 to Sept. 5

Katy Trail Epicurean Tour #1
Location: Clinton Trailhead MP 264.6, start, to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39, finish
Sponsor: Midwest Cyclotouring, LLC
Contact: Rodney McConnell, rmc5487@gmail.com
Number of Attendees: 14

September

Sept. 3

Lindenwood-Truman State Dual XC Meet
Location:
 St. Charles Blanchette Landing MP 36.5, start and finish
Sponsor: Lindenwood University Cross Country Team
Contact: Randy Cole, rcole@lindenwood.edu
Number of Attendees: 225

Sept. 5

KT82 Trail Relay
Location: Parkway North High School-St. Louis County, start, enter Katy Trail State Park at Page Bridge Access MP 41, to McKittrick Trailhead MP 100.8, to Hermann, finish
Sponsor: GO! St. Louis
Contact: Brian Lyons, blyons@gostlouis.org
Number of Attendees: 1,515

Sept. 6

Rocheport Volkssport Walk-Howard County
Location:
 Rocheport Trailhead MP 178.3, start and finish
Sponsor: Rolla Roadrunners Volkssport Club
Contact: Elizabeth McCartney, rollaroadrunners@gmail.com
Number of Attendees: 75

Sept. 12

Missouri State Employee 5K
Location: 
North Jefferson City Pavilion, start and finish, enter Katy Trail State Park at MP 143.7, exit at North Jefferson Trailhead MP 143.2, return to Pavilion
Sponsor: Missouri Consolidated Health Care Plan
Contact: Chris Lindsey, chris.lindsey@mchcp.org
Number of Attendees: 300

Sept. 13

Trails for Tails
Location: 
St. Charles Trailhead MP 39, Frontier Park, start and finish
Sponsor: Five Acres Animal Shelter
Contact: Susan Peszat, tailwag@sbcglobal.net
Number of Attendees: 300

Sept. 19

5K FOR KAMP
Location:
 North Jefferson City Pavilion, start and finish, enter Katy Trail State Park at MP 143.7, exit at North Jefferson Trailhead MP 143.2, return to Pavilion
Sponsor: Cole County Residential Special Services, Inc.
Contact: Debra Poore, debrapoore@ccrsi.org
Number of Attendees: 200

Sept. 21-25

Biking Trip on the Katy Trail #3
Location: Sedalia Trailhead MP 227.1, start to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39, finish
Sponsor: St. Charles Community College Road Scholars
Contact: Tina Sieker, tsieker@stchas.edu
Number of Attendees: 42

Sept. 26 (Rain date: Oct. 17)

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, nate@camphickoryhill.com
Number of Attendees: 110

Sept. 27 - Oct. 2

WVO Katy Trail Tour #4
Location: Clinton Trailhead MP 264.4, start to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39.5, finish
Sponsor: Wilderness Voyageurs Outfitters
Contact: Eric Martin, eric@wilderness-voyageurs.com
Number of Attendees: 14

Sept. 27 to Oct. 2

Katy Trail Epicurean Tour #2
Location: Clinton Trailhead MP 264.6, start, to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39, finish
Sponsor: Midwest Cyclotouring, LLC
Contact: Rodney McConnell, rmc5487@gmail.com
Number of Attendees: 14

October

Oct. 2 - 4

Lucky’s Ride
Location:
 Start in Columbia, enter Katy Trail at Hindman Junction MP 169.9, exit Katy Trail at Page-364 Bridge MP 42.5
Sponsor: Trailnet
Contact: Steve Schmidt, steve@trailnet.org
Number of Attendees: 250

Oct.4-9

WVO Katy Trail Tour #5
Location:
 Clinton Trailhead MP 264.4, start to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39.5, finish
Sponsor: Wilderness Voyageurs Outfitters
Contact: Eric Martin, eric@wilderness-voyageurs.com
Number of Attendees: 14

Oct. 5-9

Biking Trip on the Katy Trail #4
Location: Sedalia Trailhead MP 227.1, start to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39, finish
Sponsor: St. Charles Community College Road Scholars
Contact: Tina Sieker, tsieker@stchas.edu
Number of Attendees: 42

Oct. 10

Ride for the Fallen
Location: 
Sedalia Missouri State Fairgrounds Parking MP 229.9, start and finish
Sponsor: Police Unity Tour Chapter 4
Contact: Erik Butler, p251@leawood.org
Number of Attendees: 200

Oct. 11

Pedaling for Polio
Location: 
Augusta Trailhead MP 66.3, start and finish
Sponsor: Rotary District 6060 Lambert Airport Club
Contact: Kate Schwadron, dgkate.2013-14@hotmail.com
Number of Attendees: 40

Oct. 11-16

WVO Katy Trail Tour #6
Location:
 Clinton Trailhead MP 264.4, start to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39.5, finish
Sponsor: Wilderness Voyageurs Outfitters
Contact: Eric Martin, eric@wilderness-voyageurs.com
Number of Attendees: 14

Oct. 11-16

Katy Trail Epicurean Tour #3
Location: Clinton Trailhead MP 264.6, start, to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39, finish
Sponsor: Midwest Cyclotouring, LLC
Contact: Rodney McConnell, rmc5487@gmail.com
Number of Attendees: 14

Oct. 17

Rainbow Ride
Location:
 Sedalia Trailhead MP 229.9 at Missouri State Fairgrounds, start and finish
Sponsor: The Rainbow Network
Contact: Megan Munzlinger, mmunzlinger@rainbownetwork.org
Number of Attendees: 70

Oct. 18-23

WVO Katy Trail Tour #7
Location:
 Clinton Trailhead MP 264.4, start to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39.5, finish
Sponsor: Wilderness Voyageurs Outfitters
Contact: Eric Martin, eric@wilderness-voyageurs.com
Number of Attendees: 14

Oct. 26-30

Biking Trip on the Katy Trail #5
Location: Sedalia Trailhead MP 227.1, start to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39, finish
Sponsor: St. Charles Community College Road Scholars
Contact: Tina Sieker, tsieker@stchas.edu
Number of Attendees: 42

Ongoing 2015 Events

April 14 - Nov. 5

Bike Tour #10 “End to End”
Location: Clinton Trailhead MP 264.6, start to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39, finish
Sponsor: Independent Tourist, LLC
Contact: Henry Curran, henry@independenttourist.com
Number of Attendees: small groups of 2-3 persons

April 14 - Nov. 5

Bike Tour #11 “Ragtime Ride”
Location: 
Sedalia Trailhead MP 227.1, start to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39, finish
Sponsor: Independent Tourist, LLC
Contact: Henry Curran, henry@independenttourist.com
Number of Attendees: small groups of 2-3 persons

April 14 - Nov. 5

Bike Tour #12 “Bluffs”
Location: 
Rocheport Trailhead MP 178.3, start to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39, finish
Sponsor: Independent Tourist, LLC
Contact: Henry Curran, henry@independenttourist.com
Number of Attendees: small groups of 2-3 persons

April 14 - Nov. 5

Bike Tour #13 “Wineries”
Location: 
Rocheport Trailhead MP 178.3, start to Augusta Trailhead MP 66.3, finish
Sponsor: Independent Tourist, LLC
Contact: Henry Curran, henry@independenttourist.com
Number of Attendees: small groups of 2-3 persons

April 14 - Nov. 5

Bike Tour #14 “Little Winery”
Location:
 McKittrick Trailhead MP 100.8, start to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39, finish
Sponsor: Independent Tourist, LLC
Contact: Henry Curran, henry@independenttourist.com
Number of Attendees: small groups of 2-3 persons