The Big Run 2018


Last year, 12,000 runners across the country participated in the first-ever Fleet Feet nationwide 5K on Global Running Day.  In 2018, the Big Run is back and bigger than ever.


  • Date: Wednesday June 6, 2018
  • Time: 6:30pm
  • Location: Fleet Feet Sports Springfield, 1254 E Republic Rd, Springfield, MO 65804
  • Fee: $25 through June 4th, 2018, $30 June 5th & 6th (if not sold out)
  • Course: 5K (3.1 mile) loop in South Springfield.  Course map below



  • Results will funnel up into a national leader board to determine and reward the overall fastest runners and age groupers in the country with some pretty cool cash prizes
  • $10.00 Fleet Feet Springfield gift voucher for each paid participant.  These will be put into the mail within a week of registration.
  • Race T-shirt and post race snacks (size guarantee if registered by May 25th)
  • Chip Timing


  • Fastest male and female in the country each earn $500!
  • Fastest age groupers in the country win $100
  • Middle group: if your time is in the exact middle of your gender across the country you earn $500
  • Common ground: if your finish time is the most common time in the country you'll get entered into a drawing for $500
  • Local awards to top M/F and top M/F Masters (40+) and top 3 in each age group at our race in Springfield
    • Age groups: <14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
  • Any participants who post a photo from The Big Run and includes #TheBigRun @FleetFeetSports, @BrooksRunning, is eligible to win one of three pairs of exclusive Big Run custom Goodrs.

Race Day Schedule

  • 12-6pm - Packet Pickup at Fleet Feet Springfield
  • 6:30pm - Race
  • 7:30(-ish) pm - Awards


  • Race limited to 300 runners
  • Parking: In front of Fleet Feet and adjacent retail lots
  • Directions:
    • From the Hwy 60 - Exit at National Ave. Head south to Republic Rd. At National, head east to 1254 E Republic Rd.
    • From Hwy 65 - Exit at Hwy 60 / James River Expressway and head west. Exit at National Ave. Head south to Republic Rd. At National, head east to 1254 E Republic Rd.


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