Oktoberfest Half Marathon & 10K

Philadelphia, PA

bavarian runners

We always reward best dressed runners with cool prices

Every year around October I gain a pound here and there. I can’t really put my finger on it, my diet doesn’t really change that much (maybe that occasional Bavarian style beverage). It seems my German genes go haywire due to Oktoberfest withdrawal symptoms. This hormonal turmoil  causes my body to plumb up.

The Oktober Lauf Fest will help offset the hormonal imbalance by providing an atmosphere that makes you feel like you running in the suburbs of <st1:place w:st="on">Munich</st1:place>. Ok, I admit maybe that’s a stretch, but at least by running 13.1 first, you might be able to enjoy that Bavarian style beverage guilt free later. <o:p></o:p>

This race is completely run off public roads on a bike trail at <st1:placename w:st="on">Pennypack</st1:placename> <st1:placetype w:st="on">Park</st1:placetype> in <st1:place w:st="on">Philadelphia</st1:place>. Gorgeous course along the Pennypack creek. 100% traffic free, matter of fact, you might not even see a single house or car while running in the woods. You will be supported by 7 aid stations , including the Oktoberfest aid station powered by Heidi, the Bavarian waitress.Thekla Grund – former owner of the Old Brauhaus & Linda Weiss, reason #67 why Oprah’s weight is yo-yoing, (I did not make this up) will take care of you post race. If you are too slow to win an age group award, dress up. We will reward the best/funniest outfits (must have some kind of relation to Oktoberfest). Everyone loved the cuckoo egg hunt during the sloppy cuckoo trail half, therefore we will once again hide some cuckoo eggs along the course. Return a egg to the RD to win a cool prize.



1/2  Marathon & 10K

Start Time:

9:00 AM (9:15AM for the 10K)

Registration/Bib pickup:

Right at the pavillion next to the start
approx. address 8750 Pine Road, Philadephia, PA
7:45AM - 8:50AM on raceday only


Pine Road Entry at <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:placename w:st="on">Pennypack</st1:placename> <st1:placetype w:st="on">Park</st1:placetype></st1:place>, <st1:address w:st="on"><st1:street w:st="on">Pine Road</st1:street>, <st1:city w:st="on">Philadelphia</st1:city>, <st1:state w:st="on">PA</st1:state> <st1:postalcode w:st="on">19115</st1:postalcode></st1:address>

When & Where

Oct 28, 2018


9:00 AM

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