Come enjoy the colors of fall in the beautiful city of Carthage Missouri. Maple Leaf 5k is an annual event held during the much celebrated Maple Leaf Festival. Majestic Maple Tree's line your route as you enjoy all that the season has to offer in this twilight run. Celebrate with us after the race, as we serve up steaming hot bowls of chili and tasty corn bread prepared by Chef Caleb Styles. Truly a family celebration , enjoy other Maple Leaf festivites as the Carnival is only steps away. Be prepared to rise early, and take your place, along with hundreds of visitors to enjoy Saturdays Maple Leaf Parade. Join us for a weekend to remember. Race Day Registration opens at 5pm .