Rainbow 5K Run

The Oktoberfest Rainbow 5k Run

IMPORTANT: 5K Race participants must use the Eastland Rd entrance to the Fairgrounds (164 Eastland Rd, Berea, OH 44017).
The Oktoberfest Rainbow 5K RunWhen: Monday, Sept. 3rd, 2018

Early Packet Pickup: Friday, Aug 31st from 4pm-7pm at the Race Tent in the Eastland Rd Parking Lot (just outside Gate 2)

Start Time:
9:30 a.m. – Race Day Registration & Packet Pick Up
11:00 a.m. – 5K Run & One Mile Walk Begin
12:00 p.m. – Awards

Race Managed By: Hermes Sports

5K Run (B-Tag Chip Timed): $25 Pre-Registration; $30 Race Day
1 Mile Walk (Non-Timed): $15 Pre-Registration; $20 Race Day
Family Rate: $15/Registrant. Minimum of 4 people from the same address, one person per form. MAIL IN ONLY.

Online and mail-in registration forms will be available shortly, so check back soon!

Online registration will close Sunday, Sept 2, 2018 at 9am! All mail-in entries must be received by Wednesday, August 29, 2018.

Please make checks payable to: Hermes Sports & Events
Mail entries to:
Hermes Sports & Events
2425 W. 11th Street, Suite 2
Cleveland, Ohio 44113
Dress Up & Save: Participants who dress up in authentic German Costume will receive one (1) additional FREE admission!

The 2018 5k Run is a B-Tag Chip Timed Event for all 5K participants with awards presented to the top overall male and female runners. Awards will also be given in men & women’s age groups from 14 & under through 70 & over.

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Age Class winners 20 and over will receive a Commemorative Ceramic Mug (picture to the right).

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Age Class winners 19 and under will receive a medal.
What You Get:

Show your race bib at the Eastland Rd. Gate and received one FREE Admission to the Cleveland Oktoberfest.
One FREE Mini Stein with a Paulaner Drink Ticket (21 or Older). Click to enlarge
A Goody Bag courtesy of True North Convenience Stores including refreshments from Giant Eagle, Monster Energy Drinks and Mr. Hero Restaurants (while supplies last). Click to enlarge
Pre-Registered runners will also receive a Cleveland Oktoberfest 5K Run T-Shirt.
Bier Run T-shirtClick image to enlarge.
Last year’s 5K Run/1 Mile Walk was held Monday, September 4th, 2017. The race drew over 900 runners. Pics from the 2017 5K can be found in our gallery here or click here to view 2017 race results.
Paulaner Hacker-Pschorr Huntington Bank
Monster Energy True North Conrad's Tire Express & Total Car Care
Giant Eagle Frito Lay Mr. Hero