Community Hospital-Fairfax invites all to get moving and have fun at the Scavenger Hunt Saturday, October 8, at the hospital in Fairfax, Missouri. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the race starts at 9 a.m. The hunt will end by 10:30 a.m. Prizes will be awarded for 1st place ($100) and the most spirited team ($20). The entry fee is $20 and will go to the hospital’s rehab department.
At 8:55 a.m., all teams will be given an answer sheet, race map, and assigned checkpoints. Teams will be given five minutes to create a strategy to complete the 1.5 to 2 mile course. During the race, competitors will visit checkpoints where they will answer trivia, complete various challenges and have a lot of fun! Points will be awarded for correct answers, best times, and the completion of various challenges throughout the race. At 10:15 a.m., all teams must be back at the starting line and return the score sheets (as completed at the time).
Every team may have up to 4 players. Children 10 and under are welcome to join a team and do not “count” toward the 4 person team limit. Every team member must be present at each checkpoint and at the finish line. Teams must turn in the score sheet to each checkpoint coordinator where marked on the course. No bikes, scooters, cars etc. will be allowed on the course. No pets are allowed. The event will be held in rain or shine and extra points will be awarded for checking in cell phones at the beginning of the race (phones will be returned after the race).
Get a group of up to four people together and be a part of the fun! For rules and registration, visit or call Community Hospital-Fairfax at 660-686-2317.