The Oktoberfest Half Marathon & 5k, presented by Hunter Subaru, celebrates the season of hops and malts with a beautiful run through the farmland and light rolling hills of Brevard!

Grab your lederhosen and lace up your running shoes for this great run with picturesque views of the Western North Carolina mountains. Festive costumes encouraged, but not required!

Following the race, runners will toast to their achievement with an Oskar Blues beer for those 21+.


The Oktoberfest Half Marathon & 5k, presented by Hunter Subaru, will start and finish at the Oskar Blues Brewery in Brevard, NC on October 2, 2021.

The Half Marathon will begin at 7:30AM, leaving the Oskar Blues cul de sac towards Transylvania County. This course is almost all on paved roads with approximately 1 mile of gravel road. There is a 3.5 hour time limit for the Half Marathon. Runners will receive a long sleeve t shirt and bottle opener finisher medal included in registration for the Half Marathon.

The 5k starts at 8:00AM, leaving Oskar Blues and turning onto the greenway. Strollers and dogs are allowed, but must start in the back of the group.

This race is owned by Kick It Event Management.


Award Categories might expand as Covid restrictions are lifted.


Top 3 Male & Female

Middle of the Pack

Age Awards | Awards will go to the top three finishers in the each of the following age divisions: TBD Will be announced Sept 1st.


 Currently, due to our covid-19 restrictions, there will be only top 3 male and female awards but not age group awards.


Included in race registration, runners can redeem an Oskar Blues beer by ripping off their beverage token on their race bib (for those 21+).

2021 race t-shirt is included in registration for Half Marathon runners and available as an add on for 5k runners for $20.

Runners will receive a race medal as they cross the finish line.


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 10 days 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.
We offer RegShield during the registration process to protect your purchase from injury etc.
You may transfer your registration to another runners up to 5 days before the event. Click the TRANSFER button.