Saint Charles Oktoberfest 5K and 10K Race Presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors

7:30am Race-Day Packet Pick Up Begins
8:30am Start

Lewis and Clark Boat House and Museum Parking Lot

1050 S Riverside Dr, St Charles, MO 63301

Start your Sunday off right with the Saint Charles Oktoberfest 10K and 5K runs presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors. All participants will receive a commemorative medal and themed shirt. The 2019 Saint Charles Oktoberfest 10K/5K run benefits the Disabled Athlete Sports Association (DASA).

Start Times

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


Historic Saint Charles. The Start is on Riverside Drive near the Lewis and Clark Boat House and the Finish is on the Katy Trail near the Lewis and Clark Boat House at the Saint Charles Oktoberfest festival. 


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. Deadline to guarantee your T-shirt is September 1, 2019. T-shirts will only be available while supplies last.

Post Race

Water and A&W Root Beer 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 that allows them to drink at the festival.


Click here to register for this year’s race!


Packet Pick-up

  • Packet pick-up is at Fleet Feet St. Charles located at 3813 Mexico Rd. Saint Charles, MO 63303
    • Friday September 27 – 4pm to 6pm
    • Saturday September 28 – 12pm to 4pm
  • The morning of the race, packet pick up/registration is in the field near the Jaycee Stage
    • Sunday September 29 – 7:30 am – 8:30 am


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!

See the 10k Course Map here and the 5k Course Map here.


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 10K, 5K, and 1M participants will receive a commemorative medal.


***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.***

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