Celebrate autumn, craft beer and running with Asheville’s Oktoberfest Half Marathon & 5k
Celebrate your achievement with a beer on us (21+) at the Hi-Wire Brewing’s River Arts District Beer Garden
The Oktoberfest Half Marathon & 5k celebrates all things beer and running with a beautiful race through the River Arts District (RAD), the historic Montford neighborhood, and West Asheville while also enjoying over 8 miles of greenway along the French Broad River.
Grab your lederhosen and lace up your running shoes for this great run. Festive costumes encouraged, but not required! Extra awards will for Oktoberfest costumes!
It’s a RAD Beer Garden
The Hi-Wire River Arts District (RAD) Beer Garden is located at 284 Lyman St, Asheville, NC 28801
Included in your race entry:
- Finisher medal (both 5k and 13.1)
- Professionally chip timed race
- Short sleeved race Next Level tri-blend t-shirt
- Hi-Wire beer
- Collectable race bib
- Swag bag
Fun for the Whole Family
Don’t want to commit to the 13.1 distance, join in the fun with the 5k! Costume awards and middle of the pack awards for those of you who aren’t in it to win in and are in it for the fun!
Kick It Event Management and the Oktoberfest Half Marathon is proud to support the following area nonprofits with this event.
The race organizers live in the Asheville community and are excited to be able to support these hard working nonprofit organizations. Take a minute to thank the half marathon and 5k volunteers that are donating their time for one of our partner non-profit organizations.