Oktoberfest Running Events:

Races are on!

10K and 5K on Sunday of Oktoberfest!

The start and finish lines are at JFK High School.

Break out your lederhosen and dirndls and run for your beer. The Racing begins Sunday of Oktoberfest at John F Kennedy High School in Mount Angel. Silverton Runners’ Club will be hosting Oktoberfest’s 5k run and walk and a 10k run.

Registration is at Run Sign Ups.

Race details:

  • 5k & 10k start time are 9:00 am
  • The course is mostly paved, but there are some areas that are gravel and dirt.
  • The 10K run will take you up the Mount Angel Abbey Hill and back down for some great views at the top
  • T-shirt purchase is optional at registration
  • Each participant will receive a commemorative pint glass
  • Each participant over 21 years of age will receive a ticket for a free beer
  • The run will be chip timed
  • Awards by age groups and overall awards; stein and ribbons awarded
  • Please bring your own water bottle – we will have bulk water, no plastic bottles will be available
  • Course routes are shown below, are the 2024 races with elevation changes

Check out the courses for the runs at Map My Run: 5K course 10 K course

Burn your calories and then go enjoy sausage and beer!

Got a friend coming to Oktoberfest with you? Have them sign up to volunteer to help at the Oktoberfest Races. Then you can head downtown for more fun!