Habitat Home Run

Join us for the 11th annual Habitat Home Run, a 5k, 10k, and 1 mile fun run on Saturday, October 24, 2020! Run through our fast, flat, and shady course on our new race route in Woodland Heights, Habitat’s partner in Neighborhood Revitalization!

All proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity’s Neighborhood Revitalization efforts in Woodland Heights

The Habitat Home Run: 5k, 10k, 1 mile run is presented by Great American Title Company – a six-year partnership!

COVID-19 Update:

Race organizers are diligently working with ActNow Promotions to ensure the health and safety of all race participants, volunteers, spectators, and sponsors. We will follow all guidelines set by the City of Springfield and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department. We look forward to hosting a live event and will continue to monitor health and safety guidelines leading up to race day!

After considering current city policies and guidelines, race organizers have decided to officially move the date of the run to our planned reschedule date. The race will now be held on Saturday, October 24, 2020. As this event is a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity and the Neighborhood Revitalization program for Woodland Heights, no refunds or deferrals will be offered.

Race Details:

Pick your distance at the Habitat Home Run with a 5k, 10k, and 1 mile fun run option. Start and finish at historic Lafayette Park (202 E. Atlantic) in the Woodland Heights Neighborhood. A fast, flat, and shady route that has been revitalized by Habitat’s construction team and volunteers; see charming features the Moon City Creative District, and more!

  • Saturday, October 24, 2020 – 8:00 a.m. race start
  • Woodland Heights Neighborhood – Lafayette Park – 202 E. Atlantic
  • Download our race map here.


Race Registration

Register online here, or download a paper registration form: Race Registration Form. To pay in person by cash or check, please visit Habitat for Humanity ReStore at 2410 S. Scenic.

  • One Mile Fun Run: $25 pre-registration; $30 race day (ages 5 and under free)
  • 5k : $30 pre-registration; $35 race day
  • 10k: $35 pre-registration; $40 race day
  • Register before October 1st to be guaranteed a Habitat Home Run event shirt

Children under 5 may participate at no charge, but will not receive a shirt or bag. Participants with strollers and walkers should start at the back of the group. Race day registration begins at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 24 at Lafayette Park.

NEW!Virtual Race:

Run or walk at your own time and place while supporting the Woodland Heights Neighborhood!

Participants can complete their virtual race between October 11th-31st. All virtual runners will receive a shirt and medal, which can be picked up at our ReStore between 9:00 am and 5:30 pm, Tuesday through Saturday starting October 8th. If you are unable to pick up your packet, please contact Kelsey Milholland at kelsey@habitatspringfieldmo.org or 417-829-4001 ext. 116.

Virtual Prizes:

  • Top Male 5k
  • Top Female 5k
  • Top Male 10k
  • Top Female 10k

To be eligible for a prize, please send proof of time to Kelsey Milholland at kelsey@habitatspringfieldmo.org by November 3rd.

Selfie Drawing:

Take a selfie with your shirt and medal and be entered into a drawing for a prize!

To enter, please post a selfie and tag us on Facebook or Instagram.


Overall Winners: Top 3 male and female participants in both 5k & 10k will receive a gift certificate prize.

Age Division Prizes: Open to the 5k & 10k, male and female participants. Awards for first, second, and third place.

  • 14 & Under
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-54
  • 55-59
  • 60-64
  • 65-69
  • 70+

Race Registration Form

Race Map

Awards Ceremony Details:

After the race, stick around for our awards ceremony! We’ll have great refreshments and awards in Lafayette Park!

Packet Pick Up:

Collect your race packet at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, October 23, 2020. Your packet will include vendor goodie bags, an event shirt, race bib, and race day instructions. Packet pick up is also available on-site from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 24, 2020, at Lafayette Park – 202 E. Atlantic.


Parking for race participants can be found in designated parking lots at Reed Academy, Woodland Heights Presbyterian, and at the Springfield Dream Center. Volunteers will be available to direct parking. Additional parking can be found alongside streets. Review the Race Map to see designated lots.


More than 100 volunteers are needed to support the 10th annual Habitat Home Run! All volunteers will receive a FREE volunteer shirt from Habitat for Humanity! To register as a volunteer for the Habitat Home Run, click the link below.

Volunteer Registration: Habitat Home Run

Thank You, Sponsors:

Thank you to all of our wonderful sponsors for making this event possible!

Presenting Sponsor:

10k Race Sponsor:

5k Race Sponsor:

1 Mile Sponsor:

Medal Sponsor:

Awards Ceremony Sponsor:

Mile Marker Sponsor:

Banner Sponsors:

Runner Sponsor:

Media Partners:

Sponsorship Opportunities:

The Habitat Home Run brings together engaged and affluent citizens, including top executives and professionals from Springfield’s active business community.

We invite you to join us as a 2020 sponsor, and as a benefit, your business will receive outstanding recognition and visibility!  Contact Abby Glenn, Development Director at 417-829-4001 x 109 if you have any questions or would like to secure your sponsorship.


Questions & More Information:

If you’re looking for more information on the Habitat Home Run, visit our Facebook Event or contact Kelsey Milholland, Race Director, at 417-829-4001 x 116.

2020 Race Results

2020 Race Photos

2019 Race Results

2019 Race Photos

2018 Race Results

2018 Race Photos

2017 Race Results

2017 Race Photos