Highlights

This race is FREE kids 12 and Under!

Multiple different race lengths for different age groups

Kids receive a FREE t-shirt and medal

Includes Fun Mascot Race

Kid’s Mini Marathon

The Bismarck Marathon is excited to invite you to participate in its Friday Night Family Festivities. Come on down to Haaland Field, located within Cottonwood Park, for a few FUN events as we kick off the Bismarck Marathon.

The BNSF Railway Kids Mini Marathon is a FREE event and all registered children receive a free t-shirt and metal.

Race Details

September 18 – Friday Schedule
  • 5:00 – 6:00pm – Registration at Haaland Field
  • 5:30pm – Motivational Mile Starts
  • 6:00pm – Event Kickoff and National Anthem
  • 6:05pm – Motivational Mile Recognition
  • 6:20pm – HA Thompson and Sons Mascot Dash
  • 6:30pm – Kids 100 Meter Dash (age 6 and under)
  • 6:50pm – Kids ½ Mile Run (Ages 7 to 12)
  • 7:10pm – Kids 1 Mile Run (Open to children of all ages)
  • 7:30pm – Kupper Suburu BisBarck 4K Dog Walk

The BNSF Railway Kids Mini Marathon is a FREE event and all registered children receive a free t-shirt and metal.

100 Meter Dash

  • There will be several heats to accompany the various age groups

Half-Mile Run

  • There will be only one heat

Mile Run

  • There will be only one heat.
Parking is available near the start/finish line in Cottonwood Park.
Click to view the parking map. 

2020 Race Swag

All participant’s will receive a FREE t-shirt and medal.

Get on the Priority List Below! 

People on the priority list will have first access to registration once it’s open!