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RACE INFORMATION

The Oktoberfest Half Marathon & 5k  will start and finish at the Hi Wire River Arts District Beer Garden on October 1, 2022.

The Half Marathon will begin at 7:30AM, leaving the brewery and heading along the French Broad River. This course is almost all on paved roads with approximately 1 mile of dirt path. There is a 3 hour time limit for the Half Marathon. Runners will receive a race t-shirt, custom bib, chip timed race, Hi-Wire beer and finisher medal in registration. No strollers or dogs allowed in this race.

The 5k starts at 7:45AM and is almost fully on the River Arts District and French Broad River Park greenway. Runners will receive a race t-shirt, custom bib, chip timed race, Hi-Wire beer and finisher medal in registration. Strollers and dogs are allowed, but must start in the back of the group.

This race is owned by Kick It Event Management.

RACE DAY SCHEDULE

7:30am ~ Half Marathon Start (3 HOUR TIME LIMIT)

7:45am ~ 5k Starts

8:30am ~ 5k Awards (tentative)

11am ~ Half Marathon Awards (tentative)

REFUND POLICY

The Oktoberfest Half Marathon & 5k has a NO REFUND policy. However, we do offer partial discount codes for cancellations during our cancellation periods.

A discount code for 50% of your race registration fee will be offered until 1 month prior to the race date. Discount codes can be used to register for next year’s race and will be valid for 12 months after the event date. Refunds will only be offered if race is full.

If you’d like the option of a full refund, we offer RegShield race insurance as an add-on during the registration process.  This protects your purchase from injury, illness etc.

You may transfer your registration to another runners up to 4 days before the event. Click the TRANSFER button.