Oktoberfest

2nd Annual Oktoberfest Race

5K

Saturday, October 19, 2013, 5:00 PM

Rivertown, Kenner, LA

Race entry includes free entry into Oktoberfest Festival all three weekends and three free beers inside festival with full selection of Oktoberfest beers. Race number required for free festival entry; drink tabs required for beers and only valid October 19.

The 2nd Annual Oktoberfest Race is open to all runners and walkers, NOTC members and nonmembers alike.

Date and Time

Saturday, October 19, 2013, 2013
4:00 PM – Race-day registration and packet pick-up opens
5:00 PM – 5K start

Location

Rivertown, Williams Blvd and Third St
Kenner, LA 70115

Course

The race will start at Third St and Williams Blvd, turn up to the levee road, proceed upriver atop the levee to the turnaround and return on the levee road, finishing close to Williams Blvd.

Awards

Overall and age group awards will be distributed shortly after the race. There is no duplication of overall and age group awards. Official racewalkers are not eligible for running division awards.

  • 1st Overall Male and Female
  • 1st Youth Male and Female (15-Under)
  • 1st Master Male and Female (40-Over)
  • 1st Grandmaster Male and Female (50-Over)
  • 1st Senior Male and Female (60-Over)
  • 1st Racewalker Male and Female
  • 1st Male and Female in age groups 15-Under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70-Over

Timing and Scoring

The races will be electronically timed and scored. You must wear your race bib and D-tag properly to be scored. Your race bib must be worn on the front of your torso and be visible at the finish line. Your D-tag must be worn properly on one of your shoes. See Chronotrack D-Tag Instructions for details.

Preliminary results will be posted at the race site at the conclusion of the race. Full results will be published on the NOTC web site after the race.

T-Shirts

T-shirts will be distributed to preregistered entrants on race day beginning at 4:00 PM. Race-day entrants may pick up their shirt after the race while supplies lasts. You must have your official race number with the T-shirt tab to receive a shirt.

T-shirt size and availability only guaranteed to pre-registered entrants.

Refreshments

Pre- and post-race refreshments include Kentwood Springs Water and Elmer's Chee Wees. Post-race beer will be served inside the festival; drink tabs from you race bib are required.

Registration

Registration is open to NOTC members and nonmembers alike. All participants must be registered and wear an official race bib while on the course.

Entry Fees

Entry fees are non-refundable. Sorry, no exceptions.

  • $20 – NOTC Member registered by October 13, 2013
  • $25 – Nonmember registered by October 13, 2013
  • $15 – Youth (15 and under) registered by October 13, 2013
  • $50 – NOTC Family registered by October 13, 2013
  • $30 – All entrants registered after October 13, 2013

Family registration is available to preregistered NOTC member families only and includes registration for two adults and other family members age 17 and under living in the same household. Separate entry forms are required for each family member. Family registration includes two T-shirts; additional T-shirts are available for family members for $5 each.

Online Registration

Online registration is open through October 13, 2013.

Fax and Email Registration

Copies of completed hard-copy entry forms may be faxed or emailed to the NOTC office with payment by credit card only.

Fax: 504-304-2327
Email: registration@runNOTC.org

Faxed or emailed entries must be received by Sunday, October 13, 2013.

Mail-In Registration

Completed hard-copy entry forms may be mailed along with payment by check or credit card to:

New Orleans Track Club
PO Box 52003
New Orleans, LA 70152-2003

Mailed entries must be received by Friday, October 11, 2013.

In-Store Registration

In-store registrations are payable by check or credit card only.

  • GNO Cyclery, 1426 S. Carrollton Ave, New Orleans
  • Louisiana Running, 4153 Canal St, New Orleans
  • Phidippides Footwear, 6601 Veterans Blvd, Metairie
  • Sneaker Shop, 904 Harrison Ave, New Orleans
  • Southern Runner, 6112 Magazine St, New Orleans
  • Varsity Sports, 3450 Magazine St, New Orleans
  • Varsity Sports, 1200 S Clearview Pkwy, Elmwood

In-store registration will close Friday, October 11, 2013.

Late and Race Day Registration

Late registration will be available at packet pickup. Race day registration will be available at the race site starting at 4:00 PM. Payment may be made by cash, check, or credit card. Credit card must be presented.

Packet Pickup

Registration and early packet pickup will be available at Oktoberfest on Friday, October 11 from 4:00 until 8:00 PM.

Late registration and packet pickup will be available at the NOTC office at 1050 S Jefferson Davis Pkwy on Friday, October 18 from 3:00 until 7:00 PM.

Race-day packet pickup will be available at the race site starting at 4:00 PM.

Headphone Policy

For your safety and the safety of others the NOTC and the RRCA discourage the use of headphones during the running or walking of the event.

Sponsors

Volunteers Needed

Please consider being a volunteer. Volunteers receive a T-shirt and refreshments from our sponsors as well as the satisfaction of assisting the NOTC in fulfilling its mission to promote running and fitness in the community. Sign up on our website or call 504-304-2326.

Race Administration

The Oktoberfest Race is owned and produced by the New Orleans Track Club, a not-for-profit organization and a member of the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) and USA Track & Field (USATF). For more information contact the NOTC via email at notc@runNOTC.org or phone 504-304-2326.