5K Run Benefiting the United Way

The Oktoberfest 5k Run

IMPORTANT: 5K Race participants must use the Eastland Rd entrance to the Fairgrounds (164 Eastland Rd, Berea, OH 44017).
The Oktoberfest 5K Bier RunWhen: Monday, Sept. 4th, 2017
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
Registration: Click here to download the mail-in application form. Online registration will be available shortly, so check back soon!

Online registration will close Sunday, Sept 3, 2017 at 9am!

All mailed pre-registered entries must be received by Wednesday, August 30, 2017.

Please make checks payable to: Hermes Sports & Events
Mail entries to:
Hermes Sports & Events
2425 W. 11th Street, Suite 2
Cleveland, Ohio 44113

NEW This Year: Participants who dress up in authentic German Costume will receive one (1) additional FREE admission!   The 2017 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), while 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 5th, 2016. The race drew over 900 runners. Pics from the 2016 5K can be found in our gallery here.
Paulaner Hacker-Pschorr Huntington Bank
Monster Energy True North Coca Cola
Giant Eagle Frito Lay Mr. Hero