Each participant will receive a New Balance long-sleeve tech tee. Those who register early will have the greatest success in getting the size they request. Every attempt will be made to accommodate your request, but sizes cannot be guaranteed. NO EXCHANGES of shirts will be allowed until after the race. Late registrants are not guaranteed a shirt. All finishers will receive Cohick Half Marathon medals.
Cash prizes are all given to the top three male/female finishers as well as the top masters male and female finishers. The prizes are as follows:
*Winners will not be allowed to exchange awards.
Additionally, age group winners will receive plaques. Runners are not able to win more than one award. If you win an overall award, you will not win an age group award.
Packet Pickup Information
Packet Pickup and late registration will take place:
- Friday, October 31 from 10 AM to 7 PM
- Saturday, November 1 from 10 AM to 5 PM
Packet Pick Up location is at the White River Conference Center, 600 West Sunshine Street. This is the building on Sunshine street directly behind Bass Pro Shops. This area will also house our Marathon Weekend Expo! There will be over 40 vendors with us for the weekend so plan to take a few minutes to walk through and get some good information. Native Eyewear, New Balance, Sof Sole Fit, Bondi Band, Hy-Vee, and more have been past vendors with us. For a full list of 2013 vendors, go to the vendor page and keep watch for the 2014 vendor listing coming soon.
There will be no race day packet pick-up or registration for those running the marathon, half or marathon relay.
Medical & Emergency Support Services
Our Bass Pro Shops Outdoor Fitness Festival Medical Director is Dr. Landon Hough, Mercy Sports Medicine physician. Dr. Hough and his team of physicians, athletic trainers and EMS services will provide medical care for our participants.
Training for the Cohick Half Marathon
Ozark Mountain Ridge Runners (OMRR) is offering a training program for the Maynard Cohick Half Marathon and the Bass Pro Conservation Marathon. It is free to all OMRR members (annual membership costs $20.00 for a family). The training will consist of a 16 week schedule with weekend group runs. Group runs will be at AM and OMRR will provide water stops and routes.
Contact Chris Revoir at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
- Date of Training Kick Off Meeting: June 24
- Time of Training Kick Off Meeting: 6 PM
- Location of Training Kick Off Meeting: Bass Pro Shops, Springfield - Uncle Buck's Auditorium
- Date of First Training Run: June 28
- Time of First Training Run: 6 AM
- Location of Training Runs: TBA during training; training runs will take place at various locations around Springfield with the first run starting at Bass Pro Shops, Springfield.
- Contact: Chris Revoir, email@example.com
OMRR will provide water stops and routes with set distances to meet people’s training needs.
OMRR gives everyone a schedule to follow and a friend with whom to run those long runs!
Nixa Running Group offers training each week, year round. Their training schedule is as follows:
- Tuesdays: 4:45 AM (5 miles)
- Wednesdays: 4:45 AM (4 miles)
- Thursdays: 4:45 AM (5 miles)
- Saturdays: 6:00 AM (4 miles)
- Sundays: 5:00 AM (long runs)
Mileage is dependent on the event for which we are training.
This group meets at Aldersgate Church in Nixa, 460 West Aldersgate, across from the Wal-Mart Super Center. Get Directions
Galloway Run/Walk/Run Method is sponsored by CoxHealth. The Galloway Method helps runners by providing specific, timed walk breaks in between running periods. This group starts training in May.
Contact Zoe Cofer at 417-693-0122 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
- Date: TBA
- Time: TBA
- Location: Meyer Center
- Contact: Nancy Lillich, 269-5147, email@example.com
- Fee: TBA
You may register for this training opportunity the night of the kick-off or you may go to www.active.com and register online.
Certified Chi Running instructor, Sue Johnson, is offering a Chi Running training program for participants interested in completing the Cohick Half Marathon pain and injury free.
The Chi Running method focuses on teaching proper form to beginners and seasoned athletes during training to help prevent training and race injuries. Featured in a 5 year study performed by UNC-Chapel Hill, ChiRunning was the only running technique proven to reduce joint impact brought on by running.
This program is best suited for those who are currently able to complete a 5K, but is open to beginners and walk-runners.
The training program includes a combination of custom video evaluations and technique clinics, in addition to:
- FOUR ONSITE TRAINING CLINICS
- WEEKLY EMAILS WITH WORKOUT LESSON PLANS AND MOTIVAITONAL INFORMATION
- VIDEO LESSONS OF THE CHIRUNNING TECHNIQUE FOR REFERENCE
- AN EASY-TO-USE ONLINE LOG
- CHI SOLUTIONS TO PHYSICAL ISSUES
- PROGRESS REPORTS AND FORM EVALUATION
- CHI FORUMS TO CONNECT WITH OTHER RUNNERS TRAINING FOR THE COHICK HALF MARATHON
- OPTIONAL TRAINING RUNS
The package price for this program is $75 (does not include the fee or registration to run the Cohick Half Marathon).
Training begins at Bass Pro Shops, Uncle Buck's Auditorium. The first clinic will be Saturday, July 5 at 8 AM; please arrive by 7:45 AM for check in.
If you are not close enough to Springfield to participate in the onsite clinics, the online video training will help you to learn the ChiRunning technique from the comfort of your own home.
Contact Sue Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.