• Running-5K - Hannibal Cannibal - 5K Run
  • Running-10K - Hannibal Cannibal - 10K Run
  • Running-15K - Hannibal Cannibal - 15K Run
  • Walking-5K - Hannibal Cannibal - 5K Leisure Walk
  • Running-Fun Run (Children 10 and under) - Fun Run


You think youre good? You think youre tough? Come try our courseITLL EAT YOU UP! The Cannibal is a 5/10/15K run or a 5K walk that starts in beautiful downtown Hannibal, and proceeds south along the Mississippi River and straight up one of Hannibals toughest hills, the infamous Lovers Leap, before returning to the downtown area. The Cannibal is a U.S.A. Track and Field certified course.

Along with the Cannibal, there will be a Fun Run for children 10 and under. Every child will receive a medal and a cool t-shirt. Children can run 1/2 K (.3 mile) or 1 K (.6 mile) on a closed course.

2018 will mark the 23rd annual running of the Hannibal Cannibal. All proceeds of the 2018 Hannibal Cannibal will benefit Hannibal Regional FoundationToday.Tomorrow.Together Campaign, which is raising funds to assist in the renovation and expansion of Hannibal Regional’s Surgical Services.  Hannibal Regional is dedicated to the health of our region and in our quest to continue our standard of excellence in healthcare, investing in new services and capabilities for our community is paramount.  The expansion of our surgical suites and equipment at Hannibal Regional is a crucial element in meeting all the health needs of our region.  

 The Cannibal is held during National Tom Sawyer Days, which offers an assortment of activities for the entire family. For more information on Hannibal or National Tom Sawyer Days, please visit the Hannibal Convention and Visitors Bureau at or the Hannibal Jaycees at


Event details and schedule


Entry fee includes: race registration, cinch sack race bag, technical race shirt and finisher's medal.

Hannibal Regional Foundation appreciates your participation in the Hannibal Cannibal and would like you to know that all fees associated with registering online are absorbed by the Foundation.

Early Registration - Now thru June 18, 2018 at 11:59 pm  Cost: $25.00

Late Registration - June 19, 2018 thru July 4, 2018 at 11:59 pm (online registration closes)  Cost:  $30.00

"Couldn't Make Up Your Mind" Registration - July 4, 2018 from 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm and Saturday, July 7, 2018 from 5:30 am - 6:45 am in front of the Tom & Huck Statue in downtown Hannibal.  Cost $35.00

Packet Pickup - Thursday, July 5, 2018 from 2:00 pm until 5:00 pm at the Foundation Offices, 175 Shinn Lane in Hannibal or July 6, 2018 from 2:00 pm until 7:00 pm and Saturday, July 7, 2018 from 5:30 am until start of Fun Run in front of the Tom & Huck Statue in downtown Hannibal. 

Running Events start at 7:00 am, Saturday, July 7, 2018

Walk begins at 7:05 am, Saturday, July 7, 2018

Fun Run begins at approximately 9:00 am, Saturday, July 7, 2018

Awards will be immediately following the race.

Organised by

Hannibal Regional Hospital Foundation

PO Box 551, Hannibal

Phone: (573) 629-3577

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