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Free BUFFs and Waterloo Brewing beer. Sausages and finisher medals. Did we mention the fastest 5k course we know of? This is the 5k you don't want to miss.

Previously known as the original Oktoberfest Run, the Fall 5 KM Classic, is still Octoberfast   

Available discounts for this race:

Run Waterloo members save 20% on all entry fees. Plus much more. Learn more or join today. Join one of our official group partners and save 10% on entry fees. Health and Performance. Runners' Choice. Running Rarebits. Looking for active team building opportunities? Inquire about our corporate group packages!

Registration fees

5 KM

Price changes in 1 month 29 days
  • Individual. Price includes tax.

    1. $50.00
      Now registering Dec 11 – Aug 18
    2. $55.00
      Aug 19 – Sep 8
    3. $60.00
      Sep 9 – Sep 29
    4. $65.00
      Sep 29 – Oct 4


Individual, Untimed Fun Run, 12 and under. Price includes tax. Includes medal but no BUFF. Parents/guardians who run the 5k can participate with a 200m child without registering or paying.

  1. $10.00

Thank you to our race sponsors

Runners Choice
Michael Hewitson
Shoppers Drug Mart
kw health connection

Event Schedule

  • October 6 7:45 AM EDT - First shuttle leaves Sun Life

  • October 6 9:00 AM EDT - Final shuttle leaves Sun Life

  • October 6 9:30 AM EDT - Race Start - 5k - Westvale PS

  • October 6 10:30 AM EDT - 5k awards ceremony

  • October 6 11:00 AM EDT - Race Start - 200m - in Waterloo Park

Contact Information

Event Location

Waterloo Park, Waterloo, ON, Canada

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