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Sunday, October 27, 2024 8:00 AM Columbia, MD 21045 US Directions
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5 Miler

8:00AM EDT

Place

Charm City Run - Columbia
7090 Deepage Drive
Columbia, MD US 21045

Description

EARLY BIRD PRICING LASTS FROM THURSDAY OCTOBER 19TH THROUGH FRIDAY OCTOBER 27TH - REGULAR REGISTRATION WILL OPEN SOON. 

Join us for the 2024 Oktoberfest 5 Miler presented by Altra in Howard County! Celebrate this fall tradition with great swag and an awesome post-race party at Hysteria Brewing Company! A portion of the race proceeds benefit Bridges to Housing Stability in Howard County.

Refund, Deferral, Transfer, and Cancellation Policies

We want to be completely transparent with our policies regarding refunds, deferrals, and cancellations. If you are interested in signing up for this race please read this section carefully prior to registering. All interested participants will be shown these policies during the registration process and must agree to adhere to them in order to be admitted to the event.

Refunds

Race registration fees (and the processing charge from RunSignup) are not refundable. These funds are used to pay for race premiums, permits, supplies, staffing, and other costs incurred before, during, and after the event is held. To be consistent and fair to everyone we cannot make exceptions to this policy.

Deferrals

We offer the option for registrants to defer their entry to the following year's event based on Charm City Run's General Deferral fee schedule:

Until October 13, 2024 (2 weeks prior to race day) - $15.00
October 14, 2024 - October 26, 2024 - $30.00

Registrants may defer their entry by going into their profile on runsignup.com and choosing "Manage Registration" next to the race.

Transfers

We offer the option for registrants to transfer their entry to another eligible participant up to October 26, 2024. After this deadline passes we are unable to allow transfers as race materials have been prepped for the event. Again, to be consistent and fair to everyone we cannot make exceptions to this policy. Registrants may transfer their entry to another registrant by going into their profile on runsignup.com and choosing "Manage Registration" next to the race.

Cancellation

2020 showed just how unpredictable our world can be, and the running industry was certainly no exception. We know that it's important to have as much information at your disposal when making a decision whether to sign up for a race or not, and we want you to know exactly what your options will be should the 2024 in-person race not be able to take place as originally planned. Our regular cancellation policy found here covers scenarios that could prompt the cancellation of an event including weather, local emergencies, public health emergencies, etc. If you have any questions about our cancellation policy please email us at events@charmcityrun.com PRIOR to registering.

 

Sponsors


OKTOBERFEST 5 Miler presented by Altra: A Charm City Run Event


The Oktoberfest 5 Miler presented by Altra is owned and operated by Charm City Run Events, a diversified event management and race timing company that manages over 125 events annually. Like most runners, we live for the spirit of race day. We love watching friends cross their first finish line together and competitive runners hitting that PR. We also love the celebration afterwards (especially if there's a free beer at the finish!). From 5Ks to Half Marathons to Triathlons, Charm City Run Events offers some of the best in racing in the Mid-Atlantic region!

With 8 retail store locations around Maryland, Charm City Run is a Running & Walking Specialty company that is committed to fitting every customer in the "right" shoe.  If you are training for your next event or just looking for something comfortable to wear day-to-day stop in and check us out! Learn more at charmcityrun.com.

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