Bear Tracks 5K

5K Race

Date, time and location

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014
Registration begins at 6:30 a.m.
Race begins at 7 a.m.

Plaster Student Union Plaza

Event details

On your mark, get set… go! Bears will race across the finish line to win medals, trophies and cash prizes. The race will start and finish at the Bear in front of Plaster Student Union.

All participants will receive a gift bag. Trophies and cash prizes will be presented to the first-place male and female finishers. Medals will be awarded to first, second and third place finishers in the following age categories:

  • 12 & Under
  • 13-19
  • 20-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60+

Entry fees

  • $15 for students of any age with an ID
  • $20 for adults pre-registered by 5 p.m. on Oct. 14
  • $25 for adults on race day


Please register for the race online, by mail or in person at Ridge Runner Sports.

Packet pick up

Friday, Oct. 17
Noon-6 p.m.
Ridge Runner Sports
3057 South Fremont Avenue
Springfield, Missouri


Ipico Race timing by Ozark Racing Systems

Free gait analysis

Following the 5K, Missouri State's physical therapy department will offer free gait analysis to race participants.

Additional information

For more information please contact Sheila Bowen at 417-836-4064.