October 21. 2023: 5k Oktoberfest Run 2023

Saturday, October 21, 2023

8:30 am: 5k Run | 10:00 am: Fun Run

Join Us for the 2023 5K Oktoberfest Run! The German International School Washington D.C. is proud to announce the return of our highly anticipated: annual event, and we can't wait to welcome you and the entire community on Saturday, October 21, 2023.

After a brief hiatus, our 5K Oktoberfest Run is back and better than ever! Whether you're a seasoned runner, a casual jogger, or just love to soak up the vibrant fall atmosphere, this event is for you. Run, walk, or cheer on your friends and neighbors as they take on the challenge.

Indulge in the spirit of Oktoberfest until 4pm with lively music, delicious food, and a celebration of German culture, as our school grounds are transformed into a festive paradise, bringing the heart of Germany to the DMV area. See you all at the finish line!


Event information:




Join us for the 5k Run or the shorter Fun Run: https://runsignup.com/Race/MD/Potomac/5KOktoberfestRun


Sponsorship Outreach

Our school is currently seeking corporate sponsorships to support our upcoming 5K Oktoberfest event.  Invitations to partner with GISW are being sent out this week to a list of targeted individuals and companies.  If you have any recommendations for specific individuals or local businesses who might be interested in being a sponsor or providing in-kind donations for this event, please contact Jennifer Precht, Director of Advancement at: jprecht@giswashington.org.  We would particularly appreciate your sharing any direct contacts you may have with these local businesses.  Thank you in advance for your support!


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