2018 Bass Pro Shops Fitness Series Events Schedule

2018 Run the Rock


Sponsored by Bass Pro Shops and Top of the Rock

DATE: September 15

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.

2018 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 7

TIME: 100 Century Ride: 7:30 AM

            62 Metric Century Ride: 7:40 AM

            48 Mile Ride: 7:50 AM

            28 Mile Ride: 8:00 AM

            17 Mile Ride: 8:10 AM

LOCATION: Mercy Orthopedic Hospital, 3050 E River Bluff Blvd, Ozark, MO 65721

17, 28, 48, 62 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 17 mile family ride) who wish to stay after their ride is completed.

2018 Rock 4 Kids Running Series

Paint the Run/Walk


Sponsored by: Bass Pro Shops and Missouri Beef Industry Council

DATE:  April 6

TIME: 6:30 PM

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


TIME: 5:00 PM

LOCATION: Hammons Field, 955 E. Trafficway Springfield, MIssouri


Zombie Run/Walk

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

DATE: October 20

TIME: 10:00 AM

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

2018 Dogwood Canyon Trail Run Weekend

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

DATE: November 10 - 11

TIME: 15K: Saturday, November 10; 7:30 AM

25K/50K: Sunday, November 11; 7:30 AM

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!

2018 The NewsLeader 5K Run/Walk    


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

DATE: November 4

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!     

2018 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 and Hiland Diary

DATE: November 4

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

Diamond Sponsors

Missouri Beef Industry Council

Platinum Sponsors

Mercy Sports Medicine
The North Face

Gold Sponsors

Heart of America Beverage Company
Southwest Audio Visual

Silver Sponsors

Einsteins Bros Bagels
Incredible Pizza
Mother's Brewing Company

Gem Sponsors

Big Fish Screenprinting
CoxHealth Meyer Center
First Impressions Printing
Hiland Dairy
Silver Dollar City

Media Sponsors

Springfield News-Leader
100.5 The Wolf
Alice 95.5