"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 do not have to 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 isecond 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 and beer stein holding contests. Male and female winners of each will receive a glass beer boot!
***NEW GROUP CHALLENGE***
Gather your friends and/or coworkers and register for our Group Challenge! The fastest and slowest average team time will win either a Jimmy Johns catered lunch or tickets to a Caroina RailHawks home game.
The rules are simple. 1. Teams must have at least 5 members. 2. Your team time will be the average of all members. 3. For every team member past 10, we will deduct 5 seconds from the team average (15 team members = 25 second deduction). 4. nOg Run Club is not an eligible team. 5. If you have already registered and want to form a team, please email info@nOgRunClub.com.
Oktoberfest Run Green 8K Pricing:
The last day to register online for the Oktoberfest Run Green 8K 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.
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
Thursday, October 17, 4 p.m. -- 7 p.m. at Fleet Feet Raleigh North, Market at Colonnade, 8511 Colonnade Center Dr. Ste.140, Raleigh, NC 27615
Friday, October 18, 4 p.m. -- 7 p.m. at Tir Na nOg Irish Pub, 218 S. Blount St., Raleigh, NC 27601
Saturday October 19, 12:30 - 2:30 pm at Moore Square 218 S. Blount Street, Raleigh, NC
Sex-specific tech shirts from XS -- XXL **Register by Oct. 7th to guarantee requested size shirt**
Shirts are not guaranteed for race day registrations
Free beer with koozie to every runner (2 if you ran the 2013 SPRG8K)
After party with games and live music
Awards will be given to the following race categories:
Glass Boot Awards:
Fastest man and woman wearing lederhosen (seriously)
Best German costume
Gift Crd 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