If you are interested in sponsoring the 2024 Bass Pro Shops Fitness Series, please contact Melissa Bondy at fitness@basspro.com.

2023 Year in Review

Overall Impact: 28,000 individuals

  • Run the Rock 6 Miler - Sold Out!
  • Dogwood Canyon Trail Runs - Sold Out!
    Largest crowd to date with over 1250 participants
  • Marathon Weekend
    3000 Runners
    10,000 Expo Attendies
    5 STATE RECORDS set at our events this year
    Close to 1500 hotel nights booked
    45 States represented across all Fitness Series Events
    80% of our participants are from within 100 miles of Springfield, but we draw heavily from a 4-state region.
  • Volunteers
    Over 600 volunteers with 1850 hours of volunteer time recorded
  • Charitable Donations
    $18,050 - Volunteer hours (1 hour worked = $10 to a local charity)
    $10,000 - Springfield Neighborhood Association Challenge
    16 neighborhoods along the Marathon Route


Sponsorship Opportunities

Bass Pro Shops Fitnes Series sponsorship provides companies the opportunity to be affiliated with events that celebrate the strength of the human spirit.  Our events will allow your company to reach thousands of passionate runners, walkers, bikers and outdoor enthusiasts as well as their families and friends.  Additionally, sponsorship will provide your company with the opportunity to build brand and image loyalty, increase name visibility, reinforce a customer base and attract new customers.

Examples of how sponsors are highlighted include but are not limited to:

  • Announcements at specific events demonstrating compnay support (can take place at all depending on sponsorship level and product placement)
  • Marathon Weekend or Race Mile Marker signage
  • Signage at each of the events
  • Entries into events of the sponsor's choice
  • Potential participatiom in Marathon Weekend Expo

2024 Bass Pro Shops Fitness Series Events