Marathon Weekend Events

Conservation Marathon

The Bass Pro Conservation Marathon is a great race for first-time competitors looking for an event with a great course and first class amenities. Runners and walkers from all around Missouri and the world will participate in the Bass Pro Conservation Marathon. This event is also a Boston qualifier.

Cohick Half Marathon

The Maynard Cohick Half-Marathon is a gold-standard race and the perfect race for seasoned and beginner half-marathoners. The half-marathon distance appeals to runners and walkers looking for a challenge to fit their current fitness level and time constraints.

News-Leader 5K

The Fitness Series 5K (3.1 miles) is great for both runners and walkers who want to have some fun while achieving their fitness goals. This is a great race to do with family members and friends!

Conservation Marathon Relay

The Conservation Marathon Relay appeals to families, friends, co-workers and organizations looking to build relationships and teamwork. We offer two different categories to race under each including men's, women's and coed teams. The two different categories are: Corporate and Friends & Family. We do offer a category called the Battle of the Badges for our Law enforcement, medical personnel, fire fighters, etc.

Loehr Back2Back Challenge

Finish events both Marathon Weekend & Dogwood Canyon Weekend for our Loehr Back2Back Challenge! Complete the 5K, marathon, half marathon OR the relay during marathon weekend and then finish the 15K, 25K, 50K OR either of the challenges to complete the Loehr Back2Back Challenge.  

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 for our students by creating a new run/walk series – Run Across Springfield. Complete a distance in each event and you will Run Across Springfield.


This live tracking App is coming soon! Participant tracking will be available for participants, spectators, family and friends to utilize during the 2021 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 Conservation 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.