2017 FIREBALL RUN Adventurally

Fort Dodge has a proud tradition of hosting great events every year. This year Fort Dodge is one of eight cities selected for inclusion into FIREBALL RUN: Big Country, an adventure-experience series distributed on Amazon Prime.  Throughout the community, committees are planning some fantastic events.  As details are finalized for the two public events to be held on September 27 & 28, they will be noted on this page.

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Media Alert

What:  Fort Dodge is to be featured in Season 11 Fireball Run: Big Country: The Most Legendary Adventure Series in America.

Fort Dodge is one of eight cities selected for inclusion into Fireball Run: Big Country, an adventure-experience series distributed by Amazon Prime.

The Community of Fort Dodge is hosting a press briefing which we'd like you to attend.  You'll learn all about the series, its contestants, why producers selected Fort Dodge, how the series has aided in the unprecedented recovery of 48 missing children, and how the community is planning for the upcoming event to help tell the story of Fort Dodge.

When: Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at 9 a.m.

Where: Best Western Starlite Village, 1518 3rd Avenue NW, Fort Dodge, Iowa

Who: Producers of the series

Fireball Run is "Amazing Race", "How It's Made", "Dirty Jobs" and your favorite travel and history show combined.  It is an action packed 26-episode adventure series that features 40 teams driving across the country in a legendary, eight-day, 2000-mile, life-sized trivia game.  Unlike reality television, this adventure is real. The entire season is filmed in real-time in front of thousands of spectators. Discover more at

For more information contact:

Kerrie Kuiper

Fort Dodge Convention & Visitors Bureau


Fort Dodge is able to host the FIREBALL RUN due to generous sponsors who have committed funds and services:

Hometown Supporter-$7,500+

  • Fort Dodge Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • City of Fort Dodge

Hometown Hitter-$5,000-$7,499

  • Iowa Central Community College
  • Best Western Starlite Village

Hometown Racer-$2,500-$4,999

  • CS Products
  • UnityPoint Health-Fort Dodge

Hometown Welcomer-$1,000-$2,499

  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • Decker Trucking
  • Webster County
  • Wal-Mart

Hometown Supporter-$500-$999

  • Beisser Lumber Co.
  • Fort Dodge Correctional Facility
  • Crimmins Relocation Services