2016 Bass Pro Shops Outdoor Fitness Festival Events Schedule

2016 Run the Rock

Sponsored by Bass Pro Shops and Top of the Rock

DATE: September 10

LOCATION: Top of the Rock, 150 Top of the Rock Road, Ridgedale, MO 65739

Can you rock the rock? Come join us for this 6 mile run at Top of the Rock in Ridgedale, MO where you will challenge your endurance and mental grit while experiencing exhilarating, scenic views you won't find anywhere else. This course is one of the most challenging, rewarding runs you will ever complete. You'll never see Top of the Rock the same way again.


2016 Tour De Bass

Sponsored by: Bass Pro Shops, Mercy, MIssouri Beef Industry Council and Heartland Beverage Company

Rest Stop Food Sponsored by: TBA

DATE: October 9


LOCATION: Bass Pro Shops Corporate Headquarters, 2500 East Kearney, Springfield, Missouri 65898

12, 24, 33, 41, 64 and 100 mile bike rides are offered; these rides are open to all ability levels. Food and hydration rest stops are available throughout the course.  A finish line meal will be provided to all registrants (except the 12 mile family ride) who wish to stay after their ride is completed.


2016 Rock 4 Kids Running Series

Paint the Run/Walk


Sponsored by: Bass Pro Shops and Missouri Beef Industry Council

DATE:  April 22


LOCATION: Harrison Elementary School, 3055 W. Kildee Lane Springfield, Missouri 65810

Polar Bear Run/Walk

Sponsored by: Bass Pro Shops, Missouri Beef Industry Council, Jordan Valley and the Springfield Cardinals

DATE: June 18 or June 25 (TBA)



Zombie Run/Walk

Sponsored by: Bass Pro Shops, Missouri Beef Industry Council, Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park and Springfield-Greene County Parkboard

DATE: October 22


LOCATION: Rutledge Wilson Farm Park, 3825 W. Farm Road 146, Springfield, Missouri 65807


2016 Dogwood Canyon Trail Run Weekend

Sponsored by: Bass Pro Shops, The North Face, Missouri Beef Industry Council, Dogwood Canyon Nature Park and Qdoba

DATE: October 15-16


LOCATION: Dogwood Canyon Nature Park, 2038 Missouri 86, Lampe, Missouri 65681

Dogwood Canyon is a 10,000 acre Nature Park that spans the Missouri/Arkansas border. The trail races are rocky, hilly, muddy, fun and beautiful. These courses are exclusively only open for our trail runs, making the participants of this world class event amongst the special few who are granted access to these majestic trails!


2016 News-Leader 5K Run/Walk    


Sponsored by: Bass Pro Shops, Toyota, Missouri Beef Industry Council and The Springfield News-Leader

DATE: November 6

TIME: 7:15 AM

LOCATION: Bass Pro Shops, 1935 S. Campbell Avenue, Springfield, Missouri 65807

Open for all fitness levels and great for families and friends!     


2016 Conservation Marathon, Mercy Sunshine Marathon-Relay and The Cohick Half-Marathon

Sponsored by: Bass Pro Shops, New Balance, Mercy, Toyota and Missouri Beef Industry Council

Finish Line Sponsors: Hy-Vee, Qdoba and Hiland Diary

DATE: November 6

TIME: 7:00 AM

LOCATION: Bass Pro Shops, 1935 S. Campbell Avenue, Springfield, Missouri 65807

Choose your distance and enjoy the beautiful routes that will lead runners through Springfield neighborhoods including the downtown area and along the historic Route 66. Beverages, snacks and entertainment can be found throughout the courses with a fantastic finish line at the end!



Official Sponsors

The North Face
Missouri Beef Industry Council
SW Audio Visual
Einstein Bros Bagels
Professional Massage Training Center
Coca Cola, Ozarks Bottling Company
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic

Community Sponsors

Ollis and Company
Big Fish
First Impressions Printing
Hiland Dairy
Buzbee Dental

Media Sponsors

Springfield News-Leader
100.5 The Wolf
Springfield Business Journal