Date: Saturday, October 12, 2019

7:00 – 8:00 am – Final packet pickup (or pick up on Friday, Oct. 11 from 8 am to 6pm)

8:30 am – 5k Run starts

9:00 am - Oktoberfest opens

9:30 am – 5k Run ends

9:30 am – Fun Run starts

2:00 pm - last shuttle bus leaves for satellite parking

Location: 8617 Chateau Drive, Potomac, MD 20854


> Course Map – USATF certified


Wheelchairs and strollers are allowed on the course. For the safety of all runners, we ask these participants to start towards the back of the running group. Dogs, bicycles, scooters and roller skates are prohibited. The course will be reopened to traffic at 9:45 am. Any remaining walkers will be instructed by course marshals to move to the sidewalks and obey standard pedestrian regulations. All cones and course signage will be removed from the course by 10:05 am. Please plan accordingly.


Arrive early! Satellite parking will be available at Bolger Conference Center, Parking Lot 2 (9600 Newbridge Dr, Potomac). Shuttle buses will run continuously during the following hours: 7:15 – 8:15 am, 10:30 – 2:00 pm.


The top overall male and female runner will each win prizes.

Medals will be awarded to:

  • the top overall male/female;
  • the top 3 males/females in the following age groups: 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+;
  • the top 3 teams.

A team must have at least 4 members. Teams qualifying for awards are scored by the combined total time of the top 3 team participants but must have at least 4 participating team members to qualify.

All 1K Fun Run race participants are winners and will receive a special ribbon!!!



The 5k Oktoberfest Run & Fun Run is administered by Montgomery County Road Runners Club (MCRRC). Official results will be published on the MCRRC website by 4:00 pm on race day. Unofficial results, as available, will be posted at the Oktoberfest celebration.

IMPORTANT:The timing chip is on your bib. Please do not bend the bib as that could impede timing.  

> RESULTS - 5k Oktoberfest Run 2019

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Questions? Please Contact: events@giswashington.org


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