Bismarck Marathon: September 21, 2019

Kids' Mini Marathon: September 20, 2019


Marathon and Half Marathon

The course

The Bismarck Marathon attracts runners from all over the United States and Canada. The course is USATF certified and so serves as a qualifying race for the Boston Marathon and New York City Marathon.

  • 7:30 a.m. start
  • Click the register link to see fees and deadline dates
  • Medals for all finishers
  • Long sleeve performance/technical-wear race shirt for all entrants
  • Drawstring backpack for all entrants
  • Chip timing
  • Race course map - to be determined
  • Race course elevation map - to be determined
  • Click here to see awards
  • Click here to see the FULL/HALF marathon map
  • Click here to see the marathon elevation map.
Course highlights
  • USATF-certified full marathon and half marathon courses run along the Missouri River
    • Marathon Cert#: ND14006JF
    • Half marathon Cert#: ND14005JF
  • Course is run on paved streets and paved bike trails
  • 10 to 12 aid stations with water and Gatorade throughout the course
  • Course officially closes at 2 p.m. (6.5-hour time limit)


The race director reserves the right to reject any entry or request additional clearance to run the race. The course will officially close at 2 p.m. Services will be provided for runners who are able to finish in 6.5 hours or less.
Early starts are not allowed.

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