BisBark 4K Dog Walk | Bismarck Marathon


A FREE 4K for you & your dog

 Dogs receive a bandana and a special bag of treats

Join us for FREE Community Day Thursday, September 14!

Make sure you get to the race early to stretch you and furry friend’s legs out

BisBark 4K

Love walking your dog? Then we have a FREE event for you! The BisBark 4K presented by Kramer Subaru is a PAW-SOME time for dogs and humans alike!

Join us on Thursday, September 14th in Cottonwood Park at 6:50 pm for the 2.5-mile walk/run. There are only 100 spots available!

The route will include a water station, activities for children and dogs, and much more!

Race Details

  • This is a FREE event as part of our FREE Community Day! Registration will open closer to race day.
  • Included with your registration is:
    • (1) Dog admission
    • Doggy treat bag
    • Runner’s t-shirt
    • A medal for you AND your dog upon finishing the race
  • Only one dog allowed per adult. Children 12 and under can not walk the dog.
  • All dogs must be leashed at all times.
  • Doggy waste bags will be provided at event and owners are responsible for cleaning up after their dog.
  • All dog owners will need to sign a waiver at registration confirming dog vaccinations are updated and taking responsibility for all dog behaviors.
  • Aggressive dogs may be asked to leave the event by the Bismarck Marathon.
  • Strollers ARE permitted at this race.
  • For safety, 6 foot leashes or less are recommended and retractable leashes are discouraged.
Course Map

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The Kramer Subaru BisBark 4K will take place on Thursday, September 14th at Cottonwood Park.
  • 4:00-5:30 pm – Kids Race Registration/Check In
  • 5:30 pm – Little Tykes
  • 5:50 pm – Middle Distance
  • 6:10 pm – Bismarck’s Kids Fastest Mile
  • 6:30 pm – H.A. Thompson & Sons Mascot Dash
  • 6:45 pm – Awards
  • 6:50 pm – Kramer Subaru BisBark

This schedule is subject to change. The Bismarck Marathon will never change a schedule without notifying its participants. 

Parking is available near the start/finish line in Cottonwood Park.
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