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Bison Dash
2018- Wainwright Runners

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Join Wainwright Runners for the 2nd annual Bison Dash 5K thru the heart of the town of Wainwright.  The 5K route will be a single loop of road and paved running 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 16, 2018 starting at 1000hrs. And everyone gets a Bison Dash visor.

This year the Bison Dash is the final race in the Battle River Series. Check it out at   If you are running the dash why not join the Series.  Register for the Bison Run, the Lougheed Race and the Bison Dash and earn a Battle River Series medal.

Registration fees

Run Closed

Registration closed
    1. CA$30.00
      Feb 9 – Apr 30
    2. CA$35.00
      May 1 – Aug 31
    3. CA$40.00
      Sep 1 – Sep 15

Walk Closed

Registration closed
    1. CA$30.00
      Feb 9 – Apr 30
    2. CA$35.00
      May 1 – Aug 31
    3. CA$40.00
      Sep 1 – Sep 15

RESULTS and Pictures


This race results will be posted right after the race

2017 results are posted


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.

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 14, 2018.  

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 Bison Dash Visor Hat if registered before Aug 31, 2018!  5a888c4014d69.jpg


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$

A Wainwright Runners Event


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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 16 10:00 AM MDT - 5 Km Run/Walk

Contact Information

Event Location

Elks Hall 1401-1 Ave Wainwright, AB, Canada

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