BisBark 4K Dog Walk | Bismarck Marathon


A FREE 4K for You & Your Dog!

Humans Receive a t-shirt. Dogs receive a bag of treats. Both get medals!

Join us for FREE Community Day Thursday, September 15!

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 15th in Cottonwood Park at 6:50pm for the 2.5 mile walk/run. There are only 250 spots available!

The route will include a water station, activities for children and dogs, and much more! Runners will receive a doggy treat bag, a runner’s t-shirt, and a medal for you AND your dog upon finishing the race!

Race Details

  • This is a FREE event as part of our FREE Community Day! Registration includes one dog admission, doggy treat bag, runner’s t-shirt, and 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 15th at Cottonwood Park.
  • 4:00 – 6:00pm – Registration/Check-In at Haaland Field
  • 5:35pm – HA Thompson & Sons Mascot Dash
  • 5:40pm – Little Tykes Race
  • 6:00pm – Middle Distance Race
  • 6:30pm – Bismarck’s Kids Fastest Mile
  • 6:45pm – Kids Awards
  • 6:50pm – Kramer Subaru BisBark 4K
Parking is available near the start/finish line in Cottonwood Park.
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