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Join Wainwright Runners, Sunday morning, Sept 15 at 1000hrs for the Annual Bison Dash 5K thru the heart of the town of Wainwright.  The 5K route is a single loop of road and paved running trails. This course is flat and fast, with a blend of fall views including wetlands and a forested park, the Bevan's Park and Nature Area. This is a perfect route for your 5K personal best with an elevation difference of only 11m. 

You have the option of making the Bison Dash your 3rd race in the Battle River Series. You can register for all three races now by clicking  on the Red button "Register for Series" 

If you would like to volunteer for this race please register by clicking on the volunteer button. Volunteers are also included in the Series awards this year.  

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Registration fees

Run

Price changes in 6 days 17 hours
    1. CA$30.00
      Now registering Dec 21 – May 31
      Register
    2. CA$35.00
      May 31 – Aug 30
    3. CA$40.00
      Aug 31 – Sep 14

Walk

Price changes in 6 days 17 hours
    1. CA$30.00
      Now registering Dec 21 – May 31
      Register
    2. CA$35.00
      May 31 – Aug 30
    3. CA$40.00
      Aug 31 – Sep 14

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

BATTLE RIVER SERIES

Wainwright Runners are excited and proud to partner with Lougheed Race for the 2019 Battle River Series.  The Series embraces three races, Bison Run April 28th (5K walk/run and 10K run), Lougheed Race Aug 11th (5k walk/run, 10K and half marathon) and Bison Dash Sept 15th (5K walk/run). All a runner needs to do is complete a race at each event and you will win a series medal! 

Run and/or volunteer in all three events and you win the Series Medal

Also remember to join Wainwright Runners club and get 5$ off each Wainwright Runners events.

The Battle River Series is proud to announce that Pound Fitness will be providing our warm-up for the Bison Run and possibly all 3 races. Should be a great way to warm up before your race!

MAP and RACE PARAMETERS

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. 

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CATEGORIES

For the 5K Run we have 8 categories

  • Junior 17yrs and under (Male and Female)
  • Open 18yrs - 34yrs (Male and Female) 
  • Masters 35yr - 49yrs (Male and Female)
  • Seniors 50+yrs (Male and Female)

For the 5K Walk we have 1 category

SWAG

Take home a toque with Wainwright Runners logo.

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PACKAGE PICK UP

Pick up your package at Armstongs Clothing and Sport http://armstrongsclothing.com/   
919 2 Ave, Wainwright, AB T9W 1C5 

Time: 4-6 pm Friday Sept 13, 2019  

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!

AWARDS

Awards will be presented to the top 3 in each category.  The race awards and the series awards will be presented after all participants have crossed the finish line.

A WAINWRIGHT RUNNERS EVENT

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TIMING AND RESULTS

Manual timing will be done by Ellis Timing. All participants will receive a time. Results will be printed on-site and available at  http://www.ellistiming.ca/RoadRunning.html and available on this site.Logo

PICTURES

Bison Dash 2017 and 2018      https://photos.app.goo.gl/kFDkWgRPi2DKW3DLA

SPONSORED BY

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DOOR PRIZES DONATED BY

TBA                                                                                                          

THANK YOU TO

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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 15 10:00 AM MDT - 5 Km Run/Walk

Contact Information

Event Location

Elks Hall 1401-1 Ave Wainwright, AB, Canada

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