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What does it cost to participate?

$30/person through:  6/24/24
$35: 6/25/24 - 7/2/24
$40: 7/3/24 - 7/6/24
Entry fee includes cool technical t-shirt and finisher's medal!

When does registration open and close?

Registration is now open for the 28th Annual Hannibal Cannibal.

Click here to register online.  Online registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Register in person at Hannibal Regional Foundation, 175 Shinn Lane, Hannibal, MO  63401

Register by mail by printing this form and mailing it to Hannibal Regional Foundation, PO Box 551, Hannibal, MO  63401

How do I pick up my t-shirt and bib?

Monday, June 17, 2024 Thru Monday, July 1, 2024: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm at Hannibal Regional Foundation (175 Shinn Lane, Hannibal, MO).   Please allow a minimum of 2 days after you register before picking up packet.

Tuesday, July 2, 2024: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm at Hannibal Regional Foundation (175 Shinn Lane, Hannibal, MO). 

Wednesday, July 3, 2024: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm at Hannibal Regional Foundation (175 Shinn Lane, Hannibal, MO)

Thursday, July 4th, 2024 - CLOSED FOR HOLIDAY

Friday, July 5, 2023: 7:30 am  - 6:00 pm at Hannibal Regional Foundation (175 Shinn Lane, Hannibal, MO)

RACE DAY - July 6, 2024: Starting at 5:30 am in front of Friendship Brewing Company in downtown Hannibal

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at or call us at (573) 629-3578.
We look forward to seeing you on July 1st!

When does the race begin?

Saturday, July 6, 2024 – Rolling start begins between 6:30 am and 7:00 am.  Show up anytime during this time and immediately begin your run. 10K and 15K runners are highly encouraged to start at 6:30 am.

Is there a time limit for the race?

Yes there is a time limit.  MoDOT allows us to completely close Highway 79 south of Hannibal for the race, but the highway must be opened back up by 9:00 am.  If a participant has not reached the base of Lover's Leap by 8:30 am, they will be asked to move to the shoulder and complete the race at their own risk or they will be delivered back to the start/finish area of the race.

What do participants receive?

Each participant will receive a Hannibal Cannibal t-shirt, cinch sack, bib, and finisher's medal.

Who receives awards?

Trophies are awarded to the top 3 overall male and female finishers in each distance. Medals are awarded to the top 3 finishers in each category. Each participant receives a finisher's medal, which will be included in their packet.

Where is the race site located?

The start and finish of the race is located in downtown Hannibal, Missouri on North Main St. at the intersection of North Main and Hill St.

Are baby strollers allowed on the race route?

To ensure the safety of all participants, we do not allow baby strollers, carriages, scooters or other such items during the 5K run/walk or the 5K/10K/15K run.

Can I bring my dog to the race?

No, we love pets but cannot accommodate them at the event.  The only exception is for required service dogs.

What do the proceeds from the Hannibal Cannibal support?

In 2023, all proceeds from the Cannibal will benefit  Hannibal Regional Foundation’s Heart Hero Campaign.

I’m coming in from out of town, where can I stay?

Hannibal offers a variety of hotel, bed & breakfast and camping options.  For a full list of accommodations, please visit the  Hannibal Convention and Visitor’s Bureau.



Are there restroom facilities at the race location?

Yes, port-a-potties are located directly behind the race location at the Hannibal Y-Men’s facility or bathroom facilities are available at the Hannibal Parks & Recreation bathroom facility located on Hill Street.

Will water be available during the race?

Yes, there will be a total of 4 water stations, including the end of race drinks and snacks.  Course stations will be located at the 5K turnaround, 10K turnaround (10K & 15K runners only) and Lover's Leap.  Bottled water will be served at all stations.

Is parking available at the race location?

On street parking is available throughout downtown.


Race Results

Where can I get the race results?

Race results will be posted on

Where do runners get their timing device?

We will be using a timing system that utilizes a disposable timing tag that is attached to your bib number. It eliminates the need to return the timing chips at the end of the race, and also eliminates lost timing chip fees.