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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+.

This race benefits the Mills River Partnership and their mission to improve the water quality in Mills River, NC.

The Oktoberfest Half Marathon & 5k, presented by Hunter Subaru, will start and finish at the Oskar Blues Brewery in Brevard, NC on October 3, 2020.

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.

Online registration CLOSES on Tuesday, September 29 at 11:59PM. There will be no onsite registration. The t shirt cut off is on September 14. Shirt sizes will not be guaranteed after this date.

This race is owned by Kick It Event Management.

RACE SCHEDULE

  • October 1 5:00 PM EDT – Thursday Evening Packet Pick up at Hunter Subaru

  • October 1 7:00 PM EDT – Thursday Evening Packet Pick up Ends

  • October 2 5:00 PM EDT – Friday Evening Packet Pick Up at Oskar Blues Brewery

  • October 2 7:00 PM EDT – Friday Evening Packet Pick up Ends

  • October 3 6:00 AM EDT – Race Day Packet Pick up

  • October 3 7:30 AM EDT – Oktoberfest Half Marathon Race Start

  • October 3 8:00 AM EDT – Oktoberfest 5k Race Start

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HALF MARATHON AWARDS

Top 3 Male & Female
Top Male & Female Masters
Top Male & Female Grand Masters
Middle of the Pack
Age Awards | Awards will go to the top three finishers in the each of the following age divisions: 14&U; 15-19; 20-24, 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75-79; 80-84; 85 and over.

5k AWARDS

Top 3 Male & Female
Top Male & Female Masters
Top Male & Female Grand Masters
Middle of the Pack
Age Awards | Awards will go to the top three finishers in the each of the following age divisions: 14&U; 15-19; 20-24, 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75-79; 80-84; 85 and over.

REGISTRATION INCLUDES

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

Long sleeve t shirts are included in registration for Half Marathon runners and available as an add on for 5k runners for $20.

Half Marathon runners will receive a bottle opener race medal as they cross the finish line.

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 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.

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