Events

Saint Charles Oktoberfest
5K and 10K Race

Sponsored by Academy Sports and Outdoors

Sunday, September 26th
7:30am Race-Day Packet Pick Up Begins
8:30am Start

Frontier Park

500 S Riverside Dr, St Charles, MO 63301

Start your Sunday off right with the Saint Charles Oktoberfest 5K and 10K runs. All participants will receive a commemorative medal and themed shirt. The Saint Charles Oktoberfest 5K and 10K Race benefits the Disabled Athlete Sports Association (DASA).

Start Times

  • 8:30 am
  • As we have in the past, the 5K and 10K hand Cyclers will start at 8:30 am, with 5K and 10K runners and walkers following.

Location

Historic Saint Charles. The Start is on Riverside Drive in front of Frontier Park and the Finish is on the Katy Trail in Frontier Park at the Saint Charles Oktoberfest festival.

Swag

All participants will receive a Finisher’s medal and themed shirt.

Shirt sizes available: Child Small, Medium, Large, XL and Adult Small, Medium, Large, XL, 2XL. Shirt sizes are first come, first size at packet pickup.

Post Race

Water is available at the finish line. Participants over 21 years of age will receive one FREE beer at the Bud Light Beer Zone after the race. There will be a ticket on your bib to redeem for your free beer. Race participants 21+ will also receive a free beer bracelet on race day that allows them to drink at the festival.

Registration

Register here for the 2021 5K and 10K Race!

 

Packet Pick-up

  • Packet pick-up is at Fleet Feet St. Charles located at 3813 Mexico Rd. Saint Charles, MO 63303
    • Friday, September 24th – 4pm to 7pm
    • Saturday, September 25th – 12pm to 4pm
  • The morning of the race, packet pick up/registration will be at the entrance to the festival in Frontier Park
    • Sunday, September 26th – 7:30 am – 8:30 am

Course

The fast flat course winds through the best of what St. Charles has to offer – historic Main Street, Frenchtown District, and even the scenic Katy Trail! All while ending in one of the biggest riverfront festivals in St. Charles – the Saint Charles Oktoberfest!

Check out this year’s 5k and 10k Course Map here or see below at the bottom of the page.

Awards

The awards ceremony will take place in the Bud Light Beer Zone Tent located at the north end of the park (near the finish line). 5K and 10K awards will be presented to (female and male) first, second and third place overall finishers. 5K and 10K first place female and male finishers will also be given awards in the following age groups: 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 & over. 5K and 10K Hand Cycle Division Awards will be presented (female and male) to first, second, and third place overall. All 5K and 10K participants will receive a commemorative medal.

Results

***All participants are guaranteed a shirt, custom race bib, and Finisher’s medal. This year’s race is limited to 1,000 participants.***

 

***No refunds will be issued for inclement weather or if you are unable to attend for any reason. No transferring of race registration is allowed.***

 

***Shirt sizes are not guaranteed.***

 

***No animals are allowed on the course.***

 

***Strollers are allowed, but please stay towards the back for safety.***

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