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Missouri marks the two-thirds milestone in Craig's SOLO race across America.

Blending Midwestern and Southern culture, Missouri is home to ragtime, Kansas City jazz, and St. Louis Blues, along with famous Kansas City-style and St. Louis-style barbecue.

Outside of the large cities popular tourist destinations include the Lake of the Ozarks - the location for the popular Netflix series Ozark.

With landmarks including 'Wheatland', Craig will race close by St Louis and across the Mississippi River into Illinois.

Missouri flag


  • Average June temperature: 23 degrees Celcius

  • Population: 6.1 million.

  • St Louis is a major center of beer brewing; Anheuser-Busch is the largest producer in the world, with sales worth approx $US56.4 billion.

  • St Louis hosted the 1904 Olympics... only 12 countries attended and the games lasted more than five months.

  • The city of Warsaw, near the race route, holds the state's record for highest temperature: 48 degrees, in July 1954.


"You’re off to great places, today is your day, your mountain is waiting, so get on your way!”

- Dr Seuss
“Craig, You’ve Got This!”

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