OKTOBERFEST 2019 - RUN TO END HOMELESSNESS 5K/10K
Date: Saturday - September 28, 2019
Location: 750 W 2nd Ave (2nd & Christensen Street)
Meet Time: 7:30AM
Race start times:
Kids Fun Run: 9:00 am, 10K at 9:15 am, 5K at 09:25 am
Entry fees: 10K $40, 5K $35
Registration & Bib Pick Up
Bib pickup is at Skinny Raven at 800 H Street on Thursday, September 26th from 4:30-6:30 pm. Registration available at bib pick up.
Bib pick up and registration available on the morning of the race from 7:30-8:45 am. Late registration fees: $50 for 10K and $45 for the 5K. Please note that race entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Oktoberfest Run To End Homelessness is a charitable partnership with Beans Café and Brother Francis Shelter. A portion of the profits generated from race entry fees and cash donations in the 2019 race will be donated to these deserving charities by the club.
In the spirit of Oktoberfest, runners in costume will be given a one minute head start.
The start and finish line is on 2nd Avenue. The race course is an out-and-back along the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail. There is an aid station located at Westchester Lagoon.
Sleeping Lady Challenge
Oktoberfest 10K and 5K races are Sleeping Lady Challenge events.
The Anchorage running club distributed monies raised through entry fees and donations from the Oktoberfest 5K and 10K runs held on September 22, 2018. The Brother Francis Shelter and Bean's Cafe were each presented with a check in the amount of $4850. Pictured in the photo from left to right are: David Rittenberg, Brother Francis Shelter Program Director, ARC board member Cassey Bradley-Leonardis, Lisa Aquino, Executive Director Catholic Social Services and Melanie Clark ARC board member.
Thanks goes out to the ARC board and race director, all of the race participants, and the crew of volunteers. for once again making this annual charity event a huge success!