Covid -19 precautions

Every part of life has experienced change as a result of COVID19. Walking, cycling and running have all been impacted in both hard and good ways. We have seen events all over the world postpone, cancel, move to virtual and some have closed their doors due to the financial outcomes associated with these changes. We have also seen families exercising together, more cyclists on the roads as well as more people enjoying the vast beauty and glory of nature.

While the last six months have presented many difficulties, inherent in any problem is an opportunity to think outside the box. To that end, the Fitness Industry has put together recommended best practices for events that are taking place, things that can be implemented to help ensure the safety of our people. While there is no way to guarantee that people who participate in an event won't get the virus, there is concentrated effort to help keep walkers, cyclists and runners safe.

The Bass Pro Shops Fitness Series is still planning to hold our events in person and we will be implementing best practices to help our people stay safe. We will make changes to all of our events this year and will update registrants as we get closer to each event. Each event is different and will require a unique approach.

Over the course of the next week, we will contact people who have registered for each event, starting with Run the Rock. Make sure you have added us to your safe sender list so our emails are not blocked.

We will also be rolling out a new program called Navigate Missouri! This will include team and individual challenges that highlight something incredible about Missouri. People will be able to walk, run, cycle, hike, canoe or kayak our great state. More to come!

Our mission is to contribute positively to the health and wellbeing of our community, our participants, our volunteers and the charities that we support. We want to inspire all of you to enjoy, love and conserve the great outdoors while becoming the best people you can be. It a pleasure to serve you. For covid related questions, check out our FAQ page. 

2020 Marathon Weekend Pictures & Results!

Marathon Weekend pictures will be live directly after the event! Type your bib number into the icon on the left to see all the beautiful pictures of you that our Bass Pro Shops Photography Team took! Also, click here for your results!

2020 Dogwood Canyon Pictures & Results

Dogwood Canyon pictures will be live directly after the event! Type your bib number into the icon on the right to see all the beautiful pictures of you that our Bass Pro Shops Photography Team took! Click here for your results!

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The Bass Pro Shops Fitness Series promotes the health and wellbeing of our community and all of our participants.  Our mission to serve inlcudes giving all proceeds from our events to local non-profit organizations that align with our goals and the vision of Bass Pro Shops.

2020 Events

Click on any logo to register for that event! For more information about each event, click on the tabs above associated with the event.

2020 Event Schedule

These are all the event dates below for the Bass Pro Shops Fitness Series. We do offer a variety of training runs during the summer. Check back with us to see those opportunities.

We do offer the Run Across Springfield and the Run Across Missouri; both in their third year. You must complete three events to participate. Please check out those event pages for more information! 

Rock4Kids Paint the Run: Cancelled
Run the Rock 6 Miler: September 12, 7:00 AM
Tour De Bass Cycling: October 4, 7:00 AM, FREE EVENT
Rock4Kids Zombie Run:  Cancelled
Marathon Weekend Health and Fitness Expo: October 30 - 31
Marathon Weekend Events: November 1, 6:45 AM
Dogwood Canyon Trail Runs: November 7 - 8, 7:30 AM

Tracking APP

Participant tracking coming soon! It will be available for participants, spectators, family and friends to utilize during the 2020 Bass Pro Shops Fitness Series Marathon Weekend Events presented by the Missouri Beef Industry Council.

Track up to 25 participants live all from your phone! The FREE Marathon Weekend Live Tracking app presented by the Missouri Beef Industry Council uses the participants’ split times and current pace to calculate their estimated location along the course.  View their race marker in real time as they make their way through the Conservation Marathon, Cohick Half Marathon, News-Leader 5K and Marathon Relay course. Simply click the Live Tracking button within the app and search by name, email or bib number.  Add them to your tracking list and follow along on race day!

Live Tracking with GPS is a new feature that will help friends and family track participants within a few meters. Participants must download the app, click on participant in race, log in and have your phone on you during the race. Click here for step-by-steps on how to turn on Live Tracking.

Live tracking provides the option to have push notifications sent directly to your phone.  Once you have followed a runner, simply click on their name within the live tracking page, click the Following button and Enable Push Notifications to receive a message every time your runner crosses a split.

Don't forget about these exciting opportunities for 2020

Run Across Missouri: If you like BLING this series is for you!  You will receive an ADDITIONAL MEDAL at the conclusion of each event that fit together for a bigger, super cool medal AND you will receive a special bonus item at the conclusion of the Bass Pro Shops Half Marathon in November. Sign up for the series here!

Please join us as we Run Across Missouri, by completing a half marathon at the GO! St. Louis Half Marathon on March 29th, the Hospital Hill Run Half Marathon on June 6th and the Bass Pro Shops Half Marathon on November 1st.  It is easy to register for the series; register for each half marathon at their websites: GO! St. Louis, Hospital Hill Run & Bass Pro Shops anytime prior to race day or the event selling out.  In addition, you will need to register for the series, which you can do here.  Once you have registered for the series and all three events will be notified and we will send you reminders, just in case you forget to register for the other events.

You may complete either the half or full marathon distance in the Bass Pro Shops Fitness Series, the GO! St. Louis Marathon and Family Fitness Weekend and the Hospital Hill Run to complete the Run Across Missouri, an opportunity for runners and walkers to complete three distances of their choice in three different regions of Missouri. 

*You can also register for one event virtually. Simply contact the race director of the event it you have any further questions.

Run Across Springfield: We have teamed up with OneSolePurpose and the Care to Learn Panther Run to promote health and wellness and to raise money to meet local student needs by creating a new run/walk series – Run Across Springfield.  This series provides participants with three unique race courses, each highlighting different areas of Springfield.

Run OneSolePurpose on September 19, the Panther Run on October 3 and the Bass Pro Shops Fitness Series Marathon Weekend on November 1.

Presented By:
Gold Sponsors

Missouri Beef Industry Council  • Command Family Medicine • 
Under Armour • Loehr Health Center • 
Mercy Sports Medicine Heart of America Beverage Co. • CenturyLink •
Federal Protection • Springfield News-LeaderOllis/ Akers/ Arney • Toyota National •  Southwest Audio/ Visual

silver sponsors

Mercy Health System • The North Face • FedEx • Rick's Automotive

bronze sponsors

Hiland Dairy • Mother's Brewing Company • Ozarks Coca Cola 

Copper Sponsors

Hy-Vee • Springfield Striping • Dominos Pizza • Mexican Villa

Gem Sponsors

Andy's Frozen Custard • Copper Run • First Impressions Printing • Sam's Club • Silver Dollar City • Southwest Dairy Farmers