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Join Wainwright Runners for the 1st annual Bison Dash 5K thru the heart of the town of Wainwright.  The 5K route will be a single loop of road and running paved trails.  The course will be fast and have a mixture of fall views including wetlands and a forested park.  The Bison Dash 5K will take place on Sept 17, 2017 starting at 1000hrs. And everyone gets a YANKY "The orginal sports Hanky"!

Registration fees

Run Closed

    1. CA$30.00
      Jun 28 - Aug 16
    2. CA$35.00
      Aug 17 - Sep 9
    3. CA$40.00
      Sep 10 - Sep 16

Walk Closed

    1. CA$30.00
      Jun 28 - Aug 16
    2. CA$35.00
      Aug 17 - Sep 9
    3. CA$40.00
      Sep 10 - Sep 16

Processing Fee

A processing fee of 6.5%+$1.25 will be added to the base fee of the Race.  So here is the breakdown.  You will pay.


5K Early Bird $30+1.95+1.25= $33.20

5K Regular $35+2.27+1.25=$38.53

5K  Late $40+2.60+1.25=$43.85


Package Pick Up

Pick up your package at Armstongs Clothing and Sport   
919 2 Ave, Wainwright, AB T9W 1C5 

Time: 4-6 pm Friday Sept 15, 2017.  

For those travelling you can pickup your package the morning of the event at the site from 9am-9:40am.

NOTE:  An Adult must accompany kids 12 and under to the race site and must remain on site during the race.  Thank You


The Bison Dash 5K will take place on pavement with a mixture of road and walking trails.  The start/finish will be on 1st Ave and that section of the road will be closed for the race.  The walking trails will not be closed to the public so please be aware there may be other users .  All road crossings will have volunteers but please ensure it is safe to cross before doing so.  There will be various turns along the route so please look at the map and follow all race markings.

Strollers will be allowed on the course.


Every participant gets their very own YANKY "The orginal sports Hanky"!   Check them out at



Female & Male catagories in each group:

Junior (17 and under)

Open (18yr-34yr)

Masters (35yr-49yrs)

Seniors (50+yrs)



Awards for top 3 Male and Female in each group:


The award will be a gift certificate from Armstrongs Clothing and Sport

1st 25$

2nd 15$

3rd 10$

Timing and Results

LogoManual timing will be done by Ellis Timing. All participants will receive a time. Results will be printed on-site and available at and available on this site.

Sponsored by

JW Max Ramsahoye Professional Corporation

 Wainwright Dental Care - Dr Ron Watson




Great Door Prizes Donated by









THANK YOU!  And a thank you to Armstongs for hosting package pick up! And to Wainwright Dance Academy for use of their sound equipment.


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Race cancellation

Run cancellation: Wainwright Runners reserves the right to cancel the run based on: (1) Extreme weather during the event. (2) Unforeseen circumstances that make directing the race impossible. In the case of cancellation, race entries will not be refunded.

Event Schedule

  • September 17 10:00 AM MDT - 5 Km Run/Walk

Contact Information

Event Location

Elks Hall 1401-1 Ave Wainwright, AB, Canada

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