Bring the family for a night of fun to help raise money for the Missouri Institute of Natural Science and Riverbluff Cave! Participants can run or walk the 5K, or 1 mile Fun Run.  Funds from this fundraiser will benefit the museum and aid in continued research within Riverbluff Cave. In addition, donations will aid in partnering with area schools to offer educational experiences to local students on Missouri’s natural history and its fragile ecosystem.

Stick around after the run for free tours of the museum and activities for the kids. Enjoy the museum grounds on this sure to be Spectacular Spring Evening! Complete with fossil dig for kids, popcorn, snacks and other entertainment.

Friday June 7, 2019

6:00 to 9:00 PM

Check In / Registration:  
5:00-6:00 PM
1 Mile Fun Run:  6:15 PM
5K Run:  6:30 PM

Awards will be given for to Overall M/F, Masters, and Top 3 M/F in each age group

(0-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+)


Early Bird

Register by 4/30/2019

  • 5K - $20

  • 1 mile fun run - $15

Late Registration

Register after 5/1/2019

  • 5K - $25

  • 1 mile fun run - $20

Entry Form and payment must be received by 5/31/2019 to be guaranteed a race t-shirt.

Click below to register online or download the Registration Form.

Make checks payable to/Mail Entry forms to : Missouri Institute of Natural Science

2327 W. FR 190

Springfield, MO 65810

A special thanks to our 2019 sponsors!

Is your company interested in becoming a Raptor Run sponsor?
Click below to find out how your company can help support MINS.
Your sponsorship is greatly appreciated!

M-F:  9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sun: Closed

*Times are subject to change.

We suggest calling ahead of your visit.


Museum - FREE (Donations appreciated)

Riverbluff Cave - not open to visitors at this time.


2327 W. Farm Road 190

Springfield, MO 65810


Phone: (417) 883-0594


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