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.

2017

March

March 25

Honduran Street Party Run
Location: Katy Trail access west of St. Charles Trailhead near MP 40.1 at Old River Road access, enter and exit
Sponsor: Timmy Ellison Memorial Fund
Contact: Scott Kolbe, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 670

April

April 1

Fleet Feet Marathon Training Run
Location: St. Charles Trailhead MP 39 at Frontier Park, start and finish
Sponsor: Fleet Feet Sports
Contact: Brandi Barbre, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 200

April 1

Do or Die Half Marathon
Location: Rocheport trailhead MP 178.3, start, to near Boonville trailhead at Isle of Capri parking lot, finish
Sponsor: Boonslick Heartland YMCA
Contact: Vanessa Dorman, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 250

April 2

Spring Chicken Ride
Location: This is a roadway bicycle ride that enters the Katy Trail at Defiance MP 59.1, and exits the Katy Trail at Old South River Road, approximately MP 40.5
Sponsor: Trailnet
Contact: Steve Schmidt, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 250

April 23

Pedaling for Polio
Location: Augusta Trailhead MP 66.3, east to Weldon Spring Trailhead, and return
Sponsor: Rotary District 6060 Lambert Airport Club
Contact: Kate Schwadron, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 100

May

May 2 - June 8, Tuesdays and Thursdays

NGA Police Physical Ability Tests
Location: St. Charles Trailhead MP 39.5 and Frontier Park, start and finish
Sponsor: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Contact: Sgt. Eric L. Wojcik, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 12

May 6

Rock & Roll 5K Run/Walk
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: Jefferson City Area Board of Realtors, Inc.
Contact: Donna Stone, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 160

May 20

Happy Feet for Healthy Minds 5K Run
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: Pathways Community Health
Contact: Leslie Mills, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 160

May 21

Race 13.1
Location: Running race starting and finishing at Missouri Research Park, entering Katy Trail State Park from connector trail at MP 52.4, and exiting the Katy at MP 56.8 to Hamburg Trail
Sponsor: Making Tracks Event Management/Race 13.1
Contact: Jeff Neuschwander, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 1,250

May 22-26

Biking Trip on the Katy Trail #1
Location: Sedalia Trailhead MP 227.1, start to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39, finish
Sponsor: St. Charles Community College Road Scholars
Contact: Pamela Ronkoski, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 42

June

June 4

Katy-Rock Island Equestrian Trail Ride & Poker Run
Location: Windsor Trailhead MP 248, start and finish
Sponsor: Windsor Area Chamber of Commerce
Contact: BJ Friedly, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 270

June 5-9

Biking Trip on the Katy Trail #2
Location: Sedalia Trailhead MP 227.1, start to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39, finish
Sponsor: St. Charles Community College Road Scholars
Contact: Pamela Ronkoski, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 42

August

Aug. 27

BikeMO
Location: Rocheport Trailhead MP 178.3, start and finish
Sponsor: Missouri Foundation for Bicycling and Walking
Contact: Matt Maher, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 25

September

Sept. 9

St. Louis Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk
Location: St. Charles Trailhead MP 39, Frontier Park, start and finish
Sponsor: Lustgarten Foundation
Contact: Ann Walsh, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 300

Sept. 18-22

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: Pamela Ronkoski, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 42

Sept. 30

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, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 300

October

Oct. 7 (Rain date: Oct. 14)

Thon for Kids 2017
Location: Rocheport Trailhead MP 178.3, start and finish
Sponsor: Thon for Kids
Contact: Nate Wisdom, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 98

Oct. 9-13

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: Pamela Ronkoski, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 42