Walk/Runs Events

Walk-tober 2023... three different ways to get out and walk this fall!

1.) Walk-tober 
Registration Deadline 9/29! Register online here

Walk-tober is a month long walking competition FREE for all. Log as many miles as you can using the FREE Strava app (or any other app that tracks mileage) in the month of October.

Winners will receive a gift card to Academy Sports courtesy of the Butler County Community Resource Council. 1st prize is a $100 card, 2nd prize is a $75 card, and 3rd prize is a $50 gift card.

We have a walking log available below or available for pick-up at the park office.

If you are not using the Strava app proof of mileage can be emailed to ahughes@pbparks.org or bring it by the park office. 430 North 2nd Street

Proof of mileage due November 1st. 

2.) Poplar Bluff Downtown Historic Walking Tours

Click here to sign-up: Walking Tours

Downtown North
October 7, 2023

  • 10:30 A.M.- 11:30 A.M.

    This tour will cover the north portion of downtown Poplar Bluff starting at the parking lot on the corner of 5th and Main Streets.

  • Downtown West
    October 14, 2023

    10:30 A.M.- 11:30 A.M.

    This tour will cover the west part of downtown Poplar Bluff and will begin at the Frisco Train Depot.

  • Tornado of 1927 Tour
    October 21, 2023

    10:30 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.

    This tour will follow the path of the 1927 Tornado that destroyed a large portion of Downtown Poplar Bluff. You will learn about the lives lost as well as how the tornado would forever change the city of Poplar Bluff.

  • Cemetery Tour
    October 28, 2023

    3:00 P.M.- 4:00 P.M.

    This tour will take place in the Poplar Bluff and Woodlawn Cemeteries. You will learn about the lives of people who have had a huge impact on the history of Poplar Bluff.

3.) Fall 2023 Walking Groups

Click here to sign-up: Walking Groups 

The Wellness Council will also be hosting Walking Groups! Each Walking Group will meet twice a week for a 30 minute walk throughout the month of October. Interested in signing up to join a walking group?


2023 Race Series "Winter Series"

COST: $10 per race *includes event t-shirt when registered by dates below.

Turkey Trot - Saturday, November 11, 2023 (location TBD) (Register by November 3 to receive t-shirt)

Eggnog Jog - Saturday, December 9, 2023 (location TBD) (Register by December 1 to receive t-shirt)

New Year, New You - Monday, January 1, 2024 (location TBD) (Register by December 22 to receive t-shirt)