The Oktoberfest Half Marathon & 5k will start and finish at the Hi Wire River Arts District Beer Garden on Sept 30, 2023.
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 course aid for the Half Marathon. We will continue to time runners until everyone is in. 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)
10:30am ~ Half Marathon Awards (tentative)