City of Roses Half Marathon & 5K

Sat September 17 - Sun September 18, 2022 Directions
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FIRST 50 REGISTRANTS RECEIVE A CGRR AEROBOTTLE

Half Marathon

$60 09/18 7:00AM CDT - 10:00AM CDT Price increases after August 30, 2022 at 11:59pm CDT
USATF Certified 5K Course

5K

$25 09/17 8:00AM CDT - 9:30AM CDT Registration ends September 16, 2022 at 4:30pm CDT
RECEIVE A SPECIALLY PRINTED 5K/HALF AEROBOTTLE!

Double Race - City of Roses Half Marathon and 5K

$75 09/17 - 09/18 8:00AM CDT - 10:00AM CDT Price increases after August 30, 2022 at 11:59pm CDT
RUN WHERE YOU WANT!

VIRTUAL OPTION - City of Roses Half Marathon

$60 Registration ends September 18, 2022 at 11:59pm CDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.caperoadrunners.org.

Place
Osage Center, 1625 N Kingshighway, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Description

PARTICIPATION IN THE HALF MARATHON IS CAPPED AT 250.  SIGN UP NOW!

42nd Annual City of Roses Half Marathon and 5K Weekend. The 5K Race will be held on Saturday September 17th at 8AM.  The Half Marathon will be held Sunday, September 18th at 7AM. 

PRIZES!  Overall Male & Female - $300     Overall Masters Male & Female -  $200

Join the fun by running Missouri’s premium, long-standing City of Roses Half Marathon.  This course takes you along a paved trail through residential Cape Girardeau and out into the beautiful county.  The course is well supported with volunteers to keep you safe as you wind around, up and down paved roads, past horse farms, tree-filled woods and beautiful homes.  You will loop back to the Osage Center to find a cheering crowd and lots of good food, water, Gatorade and locally brewed beer.  There will be food trucks available in case you want to enjoy some brunch/lunch.  This race is in its 42nd year, and we couldn’t be happier to boast that we even ran the year of “C”.  Water stops are available every 2 miles in the beginning, then every mile from mile 8 on.  The Water Stops are manned by some really happy people, ready to encourage you on your journey.  We offer an early start for those who feel they may take longer than 3 hours to complete the course.

Our City of Roses 5K is on Saturday, and is a flat, fast USATF Certified Course on a paved trail.  There will be lots of cheering and snacks at the finish.

Challenge yourself by running the 5K on Saturday, enjoying some wonderful restaurants in Cape Girardeau, then coming back Sunday morning for the Half Marathon.  There’s a discount for registering for both, plus you’ll receive a special CGRR Aerobottle that acknowledges your huge accomplishment!

Virtual Option - Run your best between September 1 and September 30, 2022.

Saturday September 17th, 2022
6:30AM-7:45AM - Packet Pickup and Registration for 5K ONLY
8AM 5K Start
Awards ceremony following the race.

9:00AM - 2PM - Half Marathon  Packet Pickup 

Sunday September 18th, 2022

5:30-6:30AM Half Marathon Packet Pickup

 6:30AM Walkers & Non-Competitive Runners Start*

7AM Half Marathon Start

*There are no awards for those runners that start at 6:30, but finishers metals will be given out.

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Race FAQs

Is there a cutoff time for the half marathon?

We ask that you complete the race in 3 hours.  If you feel that may be pushing it, select the Early Start (6:30a.m.).  You may contact director@caperoadrunners.org and change your preferred start time anytime from now until Sept. 16th.

I'm planning on running both races.  What do I get that sets me apart?

Anyone running both races will receive a CGRR Aerobottle with special print, acknowledging your amazing accomplishment!

I've heard about the Friday night Pasta Party.  How can I sign up for that?  Is anyone invited?

Anyone is welcome to attend the Pasta Party.  Tickets are $10 and will be available through our online store.  CGRR Members that are registered for the Half Marathon receive a free ticket.  Click here to find out more about becoming a member.

Please contact us if you have additional questions at director@caperoadrunners.org!

Directions

Osage Center, 1625 N Kingshighway, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

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