2021 Rendezvous Run - cancelled

We'll be back in 2022!

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Fort Union Trading Post

15550 Hwy 1804

Williston, ND 58801

1-mile kids run

1-mile fur traders

11k Run

5k run/5k walk

Williston Parks and Recreation District welcomes you to participate in the 29th Annual Fort Union Rendezvous Run. The race will be held at Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site.

Fort Union is located on the North Dakota/Montana border, approximately 25 miles Southwest of Williston, ND and 24 miles North of Sidney, MT. Just remember, Fort Union is in Central time zone.  The Fort overlooks the confluence of the Missouri and Yellowstone Rivers, the route of the Lewis & Clark Expedition.

Competition is open to all levels of ability. Fun runners are welcome! Events include a 1-mile Kids run (12 & under), 1-mile Fur Traders Run/Walk (period dress required), 5k run & 5k walk, 11k run, and a Half Marathon. All races start and finish at Fort Union.  The Half marathon route will pass through Fort Buford, continue to the Confluence Center and the route will run along the river. The 11k route will pass through Fort Buford and turn around to go back to Fort Union. The course is flat and very fast. 

Registration will be accepted the day of the race, but there will be a $10 late fee will be added per registration. Only cash/check will be accepted for payment on race day.  *Day of registration will not be guaranteed a t-shirt and will not receive a time chip for the race.  Participants will have the opportunity to win awards and door prizes. Lunch and refreshments will be provided inside the Fort immediately following the race. The awards ceremony will be held between 11:45 a.m. (CST) and 12:15 p.m. (CST) in the Fort. 

Deadline to guarantee race t-shirt:


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