Calling all Bisman firefighters - REGISTER HERE to compete in The Firefighter Combat Challenge on July 9th and 10th! Kids can also participate by signing up for the Kids Firefighter Challenge!

I'm pretty excited about this event coming up on July 9th and 10th in Bismarck. It is a sporting event that not only tests the ultimate fitness in endurance and strength, but it features our very own from right here in Bismarck/Mandan. There is a special part of this two-day event where our local heroes can register to compete. The Firefighter Combat Challenge is an amazing showcase that spotlights their competition in different areas that 99% of us have no clue just how valuable they are - and what the men and women who serve their community take on every day. The hours are 1 pm to 6 pm on Friday and 9 am to 4 pm Saturday at the Bismarck Event Center Parking Lot C - and it's absolutely FREE - The best RAW and REAL entertainment you will ever see.

While you and your family are enjoying this two-day spectacle, you'll have the opportunity to watch some of America's Elite Firefighter Heroes that travel the country competing. ESPN has labeled this as the "Toughest Two Minutes In Sports" 

 - Firefighters compete in full gear to finish an intense obstacle course laden with weights, stairs, fire hoses, and mannequins with the best time -

-  The goal is just to complete the course – but the faster it’s done, the better. Almost all of the obstacles on the course require the firefighters to carry weight; over the course of a single run, competitors carry over 300 pounds of fire hose and drag a 175-pound mannequin across the finish line -

So, would you rather sit at home watching some lame worn-out movie, or be outside at a live event cheering on some amazing athletes? This will be an event you will never forget!