BNSF Kids Mini Marathon | Bismarck Marathon

Highlights

It’s a FREE Kids Race for Ages 12 and Under!

3 Race Lengths for Different Age Groups!

Kids Receive a FREE T-Shirt!

Plus a Fun Mascot Race for Kids to Watch!

Kid’s Mini Marathon presented by

We are giving kids the real Bismarck Marathon race experience!

Kids of ALL ages will finish their race under the same arch that our other races finish under.

We have distances of 200 meters, 400 meters, and a mile to accommodate kids of all ages.

PLUS this race is FREE and includes a medal and a t-shirt!

Mascot Dash presented by

It’s the funniest race of the day!

We bring Bismarck-Mandan’s favorite mascots for a RACE!

Watch them sprint down the same path that the kids run!

Will Clark the Lark hit Scrrratch with his tummy? Who will win?

Race Details

Registration

The Bartlett & West Kids Mini Marathon is a FREE event and all registered children receive a free t-shirt!

There are two ways to register:

  1. Online Registration is open NOW!
  2. In-Person Registration will take place from 4:00-6:00 pm on the day of the race.
Race Options
  • Little Tykes
    • Approximately 200 Meters
    • Suggested Ages 7 & Under
    • Starts at 5:40 pm
  • Middle Distance
    • Approximately 400 Meters
    • Suggested Ages 7-10
    • Starts at 6:00 pm
  • Kid’s Fastest Mile
    • Approximately One Mile
    • Suggested Ages 10+
    • Starts at 6:30 pm
    • The fastest female and male participants will receive a special Bismarck Marathon blanket – the same gift awarded to our top runner’s in our official races!

 

Race Map
  • Below is a race map for all three kid’s races. Each race distance with gather in the specified area prior to the start of the race!
  • Click to view as a large picture.
2022 Race Swag

Every kid gets this free- t-shirt!

The Bartlett & West Kid’s Mini Marathon will take place on Thursday, September 15th 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 4K

Parking is available near the start/finish line in Cottonwood Park.
Click to see an expanded view of the Parking Map.

THIS RACE WAS SUPER LAST YEAR!