2015 Events Schedule

Great Outdoor Days 2015

Date: September 5-6

Location: TBA

We invite you to join us for a no cost, fun-filled weekend dedicated to the exhilarating world of outdoor recreation.

Kayaking, Canoeing, Paddle Boarding, Pontoon Rides, Fishing and many more Outdoor Skill based activities will be awaiting you there!

Pre-1840's Mountain Man Rendezvous Village; Flintnapping, Beading, Dutch Oven Cookery Demos, and so much more!


Tour de Bass 2015

Sponsored by: Mercy Hospitals and Clinics

DATE: October 4

LOCATION: Bass Pro Shops Sportsman's Park (Base-Camp); 2500 East Kearney, Springfield, Missouri 65898

25, 42, 77 and 102 mile bike rides are offered; these rides are open to all ability levels.

Food and hydration rest stops are available throughout the course.  Lunch is provided during the ride for the longer distance riders and a finish line meal is also provided for all registrants.


2015 Rock 4 Kids Running Series

Paint the Run/Walk

DATE:  April 18

LOCATION: TBA; Springfield, Missouri

Zombie Run/Walk

DATE: October 24

LOCATION: Rutledge Wilson Farm Park; 3825 West Farm Road 146, Springfield, Missouri 65807


2015 Dogwood Canyon Trail Run Weekend

DATE: October 17-18

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!


2 Mile CAMO Color Run/Walk 2015

DATE: October 31

LOCATION: Bass Pro Shops Store; 1935 South Campbell Avenue, Springfield, Missouri 65807

Everyone of all ages are invited to come and get covered in CAMO colored paint as you run through a scenic Springfield, Missouri route this Fall!  We will offer a fun finish line, great memories,  and so much more!                                                                                     MORE           

2015 News-Leader 5K Run/Walk           

DATE: November 1

LOCATION: Bass Pro Shops Store; 1935 South Campbell Avenue, Springfield, Missouri 65807

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

2015 Conservation Marathon, Mercy Marathon-Relay and The Cohick Half-Marathon

DATE: November 1

LOCATION: Bass Pro Shops Store; 1935 South Campbell Avenue, Springfield, Missouri 65807

The marathon is 26.2 miles, the half-marathon is 13.1 miles, and you can choose your distance on your team in the relay; 5K, 10K or 12K (3.1, 6.2 and 7.5 miles).

The routes are beautiful and 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