2014 Results available here

This is the race you don't want to miss!  

Waterloo Region's fastest 5k in it's 18th annual running.  Run right down King Street with the Oktoberfest spirit!

Through individual pledges and participation, and through the support of many generous corporate sponsors, The Oktoberfest Run has become a successful annual fundraising event. It is our objective to organize a fun, safe and healthy athletic event for the citizens of Waterloo Region and beyond, while maintaining a community responsibility to local charitable organizations and their causes.  Read the recap from last year's run here.  

With your entry, you will help us reach our objective.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • FREE Long Sleeve T-Shirt to the first 1,400 Entrants.
  • EXCITING FINISH right on the arena floor!  
  • BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: 200m Kids Fun Run on the track at the Waterloo Memorial Recreaton Complex!
  • FREE Completion Certificate with the "2014 Completion Sticker" (Collect each year's sticker to complete your certificate)
  • ENJOY Family, Fitness, Friendship and Fun.
  • FABULOUS Post-Race Refreshments with Live Entertainment.

FOR RUNNERS, JOGGERS, WALKERS & FAMILIES OF ALL AGES & ABILITIES!

This is the final leg of the 2014 Battle of Waterloo. For more information, click here.

Registration Fees

10 KM

Individual

Closed
Nov 27 - Oct 15 $40.00

5 KM

Individual

Closed
Nov 27 - Oct 15 $40.00

200m

Individual, Fun Run, 12 and under

Closed
Nov 27 - Oct 15 $20.00

10 KM (family)

Family rate. The first two family members are full price, and every additional member is 50% off. **The discount only applies to every family member who selects one of the Family Rate options at a single transaction.**

Closed
Nov 27 - Oct 15 $40.00

5 KM (family)

Family rate. The first two family members are full price, and every additional member is 50% off. **The discount only applies to every family member who selects one of the Family Rate options at a single transaction.**

Closed
Nov 27 - Oct 15 $40.00

200m (family)

Family rate, Fun Run, 12 and under. The first two family members are full price, and every additional member is 50% off. **The discount only applies to every family member who selects one of the Family Rate options at a single transaction.**

Closed
Nov 27 - Oct 15 $20.00

Registration Options

All entries are non-refundable, non-transferable, and non-deferrable.  


PRE-REGISTRATION DEADLINES

  • Mail in: To 2 Weberlyn Crescent, Conestogo N0B1N0 by Tuesday October 14 at 6:00 p.m. 
  • Drop off: At Runners’ Choice, 255 King St N, Waterloo by Tuesday October 14 at 6:00 p.m. 
  • Online: Right here at www.RaceRoster.com by Wednesday October 15 at 6:00 p.m. 

After these dates, entries will only be accepted at Kit & Chip Pickup. All entry fees increase by $5 after pre-registration.  


RACE WEEKEND - REGISTRATION AND KIT PICKUP

Race Kits & Chip Pickup will take place:

  • Conestoga Mall (Main Entrance), Friday October 17, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Conestoga Mall (Main Entrance), Saturday October 18, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Conestoga Mall (Centre Court), Sunday October 19, 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Registrations will be accepted at these times and locations.

Race Start

10KM - 9:30 a.m. / 5KM - 9:35 a.m.    Starting at Conestoga Mall and finishing at the Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex (WMRC).

Directions to WMRC: From Hwy #401, take Hwy #8 West to Hwy #85 Waterloo to University Ave. W. to Albert St. to Caroline St. to Erb St. W. to Father David Bauer Dr.  Father David Bauer Dr. is under construction, but still accessible from Erb. St. W. only (not Westmount Rd.).  Note that access to Father David Bauer Dr. will be impeded by runners between 9:50 and 11:00am.  

Directions to Conestoga Mall: From Hwy #401 take Hwy #8 West to Hwy #85 Waterloo to 550 King St. N. in Waterloo (look for the signs for the Mall).

Note: We recommend that participants park at WMRC and take the shuttle bus to the start at Conestoga Mall. Shuttle buses begin at 7:30 a.m. The last shuttle bus leaves at 8:50 a.m.  

There are no shuttle buses after the race to take participants back to Conestoga Mall.

Course Details and Information

Links: 5 KM Elevation | 10 KM Elevation | Google Detail


Runner’s gear will be transported from the start line at Conestoga Mall to the Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex (WMRC) and stored in a supervised area. Gear must be picked up by 11:30 a.m. We are not responsible for lost, damaged or stolen articles. First Aid, change facilities and showers are available at WMRC.

Each KM is marked and is clearly visible. Times will be called at the Mile and 5 KM marks. Water Stations: 1 on the 5 KM course / 3 on the 10 KM course Courses are certified distances.

T-Shirts

Only the first 1,400 entries will receive a FREE 2014 limited edition long-sleeve t-shirt. Register today – don’t be disappointed!

NOTE: A limited quantity of extra t-shirts will be available for sale. Makes a great gift or souvenir!

Individual & Team Categories (5 KM & 10 KM Only)

INDIVIDUAL CATEGORIES (one only per participant)

  • Age Categories: Up to 12  |  13 - 15  |  16 - 19  |  20 - 24  |  25 - 29  |  30 - 34  |  35 - 39  |  40 - 44  |  45 - 49  |  50 - 54  |  55 - 59  |  60 - 64  |  65 - 69  |  70 plus
  • Weight Categories:  Male 180 - 199 lbs, or 200 lbs plus       Female 150 - 169 lbs, or 170 lbs plus

TEAM CATEGORIES (each participant can belong to any number of team categories)

  • Parent/Child (2 person team)
  • Spouses (2 person team)
  • Corporate (min 3 person team)
  • School (min 3 person team)
  • NEW: Open (min 5 person team)

Awards

10 KM & 5 KM EVENTS - medals to:

  • Top 3 overall Male and Female, Open & Masters (age 40 plus)
  • Top 3 Male and Female finishers in each age and weight category, and
  • 1st place team in each Team Category.

Prize Money to:

  • Top 3 Males and Female, Overall and Masters (age 40): 1st - $100 2nd - $75 3rd - $50
  • $100 in prize money will be awarded to the top Open team in any timed event in which there are at least 5 eligible teams in the official results.  

Unclaimed medals will be available for pickup at Runners' Choice any time after Monday October 27, 2014.


RESULTS

Computerized timing and race results by Chiptime Results. Results will be available race day, and after the race at the Runners’ Choice store and on these websites:

www.chiptimeresults.com | www.RunWaterloo.com | www.runnerschoicewat.on.ca | www.roadraceresults.com/

Post Race

Following your run, enjoy barbecued hot dogs and sausages, fresh fruit, and bagels – all free with your entry! Live musical entertainment, massage and draw prizes will also precede the awards ceremony.

Don't miss the 200m Kids Fun Run!  Once around the track at 11:15.  The cutest Oktoberfest Run ever!


DRAW PRIZES

Everyone is eligible for hundreds of dollars of merchandise, as well as the Grand Prize Draw: $250 Cash

Winners must be present to claim prizes.

Fundraising Prizes

INDIVIDUAL

  • Grand Prize: For the individual collecting the most pledges by race day – beautiful T-Shirt Quilt and a free entry to The 2014 Oktoberfest Run.
  • Prizes for the next top 4 Individuals: $100 Conestoga Mall Gift Card, Saucony Jazz Running Shoes and a free entry to The 2014 Oktoberfest Run.
  • Free Saucony Shoes! Each individual collecting a minimum $500 in pledges will receive a pair of Saucony Jazz Running Shoes (retail value $119.95)

TEAM

  • CORPORATE:
    • Entry Fee is $30 per person, and each team must raise a minimum $1500 in pledges.
    • Prizes for the top 3 corporate teams collecting the highest amount in pledges are:
    • 1st  Place - a $500 gift certificate for a team party at Mother's Pizza Kitchener | 2nd Place - a $250 gift certificate for a team party at Zoup Cambridge | 3rd  Place - a $100 gift certificate for sub sandwiches or pizza
  • SCHOOL:
    • Entry Fee is $25 per person, and each team must raise a minimum $500 in pledges.
    • Prizes for the top 3 school teams collecting the highest amount in pledges are:
    • 1st  Place - a $250 gift certificate to the store of your choice and a pizza party | 2nd Place - 25 specially crested t-shirts and a pizza party | 3rd Place - a pizza party

Each Team must complete a Team Registration Form.  Please call (226) 750-0017 for form or more information.

Sponsors

The sponsors recognized on this entry form have generously contributed financial support, products and/or services to The Oktoberfest Run and we encourage your ongoing support of these generous companies and organizations.

Presenting Sponsor:

 

Supporting Sponsors:

Photos

Check out our website at www.RunWaterloo.com for thousands of race photos - all free to download.

Event Schedule

  • October 19 09:30 AM EDT - Race Start - 10k

  • October 19 09:35 AM EDT - Race Start - 5k

  • October 19 11:15 AM EDT - Race Start - 200m

Contact Information

Event Location

Conestoga Mall, Waterloo, ON, Canada

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