2015 Conservation Marathon, Dogwood Canyon Trail Runs, Tour De Bass and other events are expected to sell out fast
Those who want to participate can register online for Outdoor Fitness Festival events including the Oct. 4 Tour De Bass, Dogwood Canyon Trail Runs, set for Oct. 17-18, and the Conservation Marathon, slated for Oct. 30 to Nov. 1.
“Our Conservation Marathon, Dogwood Canyon Trail Runs and other Fitness Festival events are expected to sell out fast,” said Martin Mac Donald, chairman of the Outdoor Fitness Festival and Bass Pro Shops director of conservation. “The Conservation Marathon has become a really popular event that draws runners from across the country. Last year we had 4,200 runners from 45 states.”
The Conservation Marathon, which is listed in the top 50 ‘Most Beautiful Marathons’ in the United States, begins and ends at Bass Pro Shops flagship superstore in Springfield, Missouri. The weekend event includes a 2-mile Camo Fun Run, 5K race, Marathon-Relay, full and half marathons, and a two-day health and wellness expo.
The Dogwood Canyon Trail Run Weekend is set within the Dogwood Canyon Nature Park and offers a one-of-a-kind running experience that features hills, streams and more. Dogwood Canyon is a natural paradise with over 10,000 acres that provide a variety of trails for 50K/25K/15K trail runs.
Other Outdoor Fitness Festival events include:
- Paint the Run/Walk – An April 25 event offering kids the chance to participate in races ranging from .25 miles to 1.5 miles while being painted all the wonderful colors of the world.
- Tour De Bass – Opportunity to cycle through the scenic Ozark countryside Sunday on Oct. 4.
- Zombie Run/Walk – An Oct. 24 event for kids with races ranging from .25 miles to 1.5 miles and a chance to enjoy a fun day at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park’s “Fall Festival.”
- Wellness Conference – This Oct. 29 event, hosted at the White River Conference Center, focuses on how businesses can best use wellness programs to support their employees while increasing the effectiveness of business.
For information about other Outdoor Fitness Festival events or to pre-register, visit http://fitness.basspro.com/Default.aspx.
About Bass Pro Shops
Bass Pro Shops, which specializes in outdoor fun, operates 90 retail stores and Tracker Marine Centers across America and Canada that are visited by more than 120 million people every year. Bass Pro Shops stores, many of which feature restaurants, offer hunting, fishing, camping and other outdoor gear while their catalogs and website serve shoppers throughout the world. The company’s Tracker Marine Group, a leading brand of fishing boats for more than 36 years, manufactures and sells a variety of boats for fishing and cruising. Family fun is on tap at Bass Pro Shops resort Big Cedar Lodge, voted number six by Travel + Leisure Magazine as World’s Best Hotels for Families. To request a free catalog, call 1-800-BASS PRO. Follow us on Facebook.
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