"One lucky runner will be chosen at random to receive a $3000 travel voucher which can be used to go to Germany, Mexico, or to visit your in-laws. Everyone who registers for the race will be entered in the drawing, and you must be present to win."
The nOg Run Club, 501(c)3 charity organization dedicated to promoting charity and charitable awareness among runners and walkers of all abilities in the Triangle.
Wake Enterprises, 501(c)3 charity organization whose mission is to assist people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to achieve their maximum level of independence
For every $25 donation, you receive one entry into the raffle for the trip to Germany!
The nOg Run Club, creators of the fairly epic St. Paddy’s Run Green 8K, invite you to join us for the third annual running of Oktoberfest Run Green 8K. Don your lederhosen for an afternoon of running and eco-friendly fun in downtown Raleigh. Each registered runner gets a free beer after the run, a chance to win the $3000 travel voucher, and the after party in Moore Square will be chock full of good music and great times!
Back by popular demand, we will also have our braut eating, beer stein holding, and limbo contests. Male and female winners of each will receive a glass beer boot!
Oktoberfest Run Green 8K Pricing:
The last day to register online for the Oktoberfest Run Green 8K is Wednesday, October 15, 2014. On-site registration may be available if this event is not full, but your best bet is to register online.
DONATE ONLY Pricing:
There is no fee to register online for the DONATE ONLY. The last day to register is Wednesday, October 16, 2013. On-site registration may be available if this event is not full, but your best bet is to register online.
Race Day Information
- Strollers start at the back of the pack
- Due to our insurance,no pets allowed on the course
- Sorry, no refunds.
Thursday, October 16, 4 p.m. -- 7 p.m. at Fleet Feet Raleigh, Ridgewood Shopping Center, 3532 Wade Ave, Raleigh, NC 27607
Friday, October 17, 4 p.m. -- 7 p.m. at Tir Na nOg Irish Pub, 218 S. Blount St., Raleigh, NC 27601
Saturday October 18, 12:30 - 2:30 pm at Moore Square 218 S. Blount Street, Raleigh, NC
Sex-specific tech shirts from XS -- XXL **Register by Oct. 6th to guarantee requested size shirt**
Shirts are not guaranteed for race day registrations
Free beer with race koozie to every runner
After party with games and music
Awards will be given to the following race categories:
Glass Boot Awards:
Fastest man and woman wearing lederhosen (seriously), Best German costume, Best group costumes
Gift Card Awards:
Top 3 overall male and female finishers
Top 3 male and female masters finishers
Top 3 M/F in each age group:
15 and under
Volunteers are needed for numerous roles on race day -- please specify whether your age when you register to volunteer. All volunteers will receive an Oktoberfest Run Green 8K shirt!
Refund, Transfer and Weather Policy
There are no refunds available for this race since all the proceeds go to charity