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Additional race information can be found at http://www.5starraceproductions.com/races/brunswick-forest-oktoberfest.
Online registration closes Friday, September 27th at 5:00 pm. You can sign up Saturday at Outdoor Equipped in downtown Wilmington 11:00 am - 1:00 pm.
Also on Saturday, you can sign up at the fitness center in Brunswick Forest 3:00 - 4:00 pm.
Race day registration will be open until 7:45 am at the fitness center in Brunswick Forest.
The Oktoberfest 15K & 5K sponsored by Novant Health Oceanside Family Medicine & The Joyce Irish Pub take place in the nicest planned community on the east coast! The courses are flat, picturesque and travel over paved running trails, across wooden bridges and through a nature area on a 1/3 mile long elevated boardwalk. The 15K features awesome Oktoberfest themed finisher medals, beautiful courses and long sleeved shirts. There are inside bathrooms and locker rooms available before and after the race. Yeah! The awards ceremony takes place in a park beside a small lake with prize drawings, adult beverages and good snacks and drinks.
NOTE: The Oktoberfest 5K is a USATF Certified course (USATF Certification #NC16047DF). If you want to see what you run on an exact 5K distance this is your chance. We're proud to say that one USATF 5K State Record has been set on our course with Grant Egley (age group 80-84) running a time of 34:08 in 2016!!
Packet Pickup & Registration - Saturday, Sept 28th:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm: Outdoor Equipped in downtown Wilmington
3:00 - 4:00 pm: Brunswick Forest in the Fitness Center
Race Day Packets: 6:30 am - 7:30 am in the Fitness Center 2710 Brunswick Forest Pkwy, Leland NC 28451
Post Race Awards Ceremony & Party:
After the race the awards ceremony takes place in a park like setting beside a small lake. There will be adult beverages thanks to the Joyce Irish Pub, good recovery food, prize drawings, a fun awards ceremony and our race sponsors there to show you their goods and services. It's a great way to celebrate your race!
Race Timing: Timing will be done using the ChronoTag timing system (The same system used at the New York Marathon) provided by Brunswick Timing Services. Timing Tags are attached to your race number and remain there. Race Numbers MUST be worn on the front of the body.
Instant text message & email of individual results - be sure to check the box for this feature when you register.
Individual results at the finish on a large screen, just type in your race number
Printable individual results available at the finish line. There will be a tent near the finish line where you can look up your results and print them out.
Course Maps: Visit our website to see course maps.
15K Teams: Teams will consist of at least (4) and up to (8) members. Team members are still eligible for individual awards. After you register as an individual then you will be asked if you want to join a team as you progress through the registration process. Team awards are 2-deep based on cumulative time for the fastest (4) members of the team.
The race benefits the Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center.
Here are our great Oktoberfest Race Sponsors:
Novant Health Oceanside Family Medicine is our 15K Title Sponsor: They have Board Certified Physicians providing services in (5) locaitons in Brunswick County, including their location in the Waterford shopping area. Their Doctors, PA's, Nurses and technicians provide caring service in convenient locations.
The Joyce Irish Pub is located in the Villages at Brunswick Forest and features excellent Irish food and a vast array of beer choices. Highly recommended for food, fun and excellent beers in an Irish atmosphere right here in jolly old coastal North Carolina!
Omega Sports in Hanover Center. They have a vast selection of running shoes, as well as gear for every type of sport imaginable! The staff is helpful, knowledgeable and anxious to help you get the best running shoe for your needs, or to find the gear that you need.
Outdoor Equipped with a downtown Wilmington and a huge online presence. The main goal of Outdoor Equipped is to help people get outdoors and get equipped. Whatever your journey OE wants to make it more enjoyable by offering the best apparel, gear and footwear on the market. We have an amazing staff that works around the clock to ensure that we are able to provide the best service our customers could ask for. This life is worth living, and we believe it’s best spent outdoors. Get outdoors. Get equipped.
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