2022 finds the Bass Pro Fitness Series celebrating its 16th year. Over 28,000 people participated in our events as runners, walkers, bikers, spectators and volunteers in 2021. Over the course of 15 years, we have impacted over 475,000 participants, Outfitters, volunteers, community and neighborhood groups, charities, spectators, businesses and organizations.
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The Bass Pro Shops Fitness Series is a series of not-for-profit events sponsored by Bass Pro Shops and our dedicated community volunteers and sponsors. Our mission is to celebrate health and wellness, outdoor adventures and wildlife conservation in the beauty of the Ozarks. Our programs are designed to include activities for people of all ages, backgrounds, fitness levels and areas of interest. Proceeds from these events are shared by Big Brothers Big Sisters, The Ozark Greenways, Girls on the Run, Isabel’s House Crisis Nursery, Champion Athletes of the Ozarks, and our other local charities.
Fall in the Ozarks means Cider Days, visiting pumpkin patches, hiking trips and Tour de Bass! Soak up every bit of early October in the Ozarks while taking a tour of Springfield, Strafford, Willard and Republic! Whether you are new to cycling or a seasoned pro - we have a route just for you! Registration is now live - don't miss this cycling event focused on building community and highlighting what's so beautiful about living in the 417.
Routes are posted here.
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Each year, our events would not be possible without the help of our volunteers. In 2021, we had about 700 outstanding individuals give their time to support our events in roles such as packet preparation, finish line amenity organization, aid stations and course ambassadors. Those volunteer hours logged turn into charitable donations given back to local charities that serve those in need in our community.
Join us as an individual, your family and friends, coworkers or as part of a student group to make a huge impact!
We are currrently seeking volunteers for Tour de Bass October 2nd!
train hard. finish strong!
There are several local Ozarks area training groups to help you prep for your big race. No matter if you are hitting the trails or the pavement, there is a group here for you! Visit our training page to get all the latest information about local groups and meeting times here.
We want you to join our community! Get regular tips from our AmBASSador team, course information, race day tips and tricks and support!
2022 Event Schedule
The event dates for the 2022 Bass Pro Shops Fitness Series are listed below; we hope you will join us for our 16th year of the Fitness Series! We offer a variety of training runs during the summer. Check back with us to see those opportunities.
Join us for the Run Across Springfield. Complete three local charity running/walking events- Fleet Feet Shamrocks and Shenanigans, OneSolePurpose and Bass Pro Shops Marathon Weekend-to participate. Please check out those event pages for more information!
Rock4Kids Paint the Run: April 22, 6:30 PM
Run the Rock 3 & 6 Miler: September 10, 7:00 AM
Tour De Bass Cycling: October 2, 7:00 AM
Rock4Kids Zombie Run: October 15, 10:00 AM
Marathon Weekend Expo driven by Toyota: November 4 - 5
Marathon Weekend Events: November 6, 6:45 AM
Dogwood Canyon Trail Runs: November 12 - 13, 7:30 AM
Join us for our new virtual challenges, presented by the Missouri Beef Industry Council, that highlight the state of Missouri! Participate individually or as a team. You have from 1 to 15 days to complete your distance/challenge, using any combination of activities. Celebrate MO Wine Country by completing 188 miles in 15 days or honor the Kansas City Chiefs by walking, cycling, canoeing, kayaking, running or hiking 50 miles in 7 days. You can combine all of the activities for your final distance total! The cost is $15 per challenge and finishers receive Navigate Missouri medals that highlight their challenge choice. Choose your challenge and get moving today!