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You were all so fast.  Here are the 2016 race results and race day photos.  Stay tuned for the 2017 race date!

2016 Race Results

2016 Race Day Photos


The 3rd-annual Yuengling Oktoberfest 5k Run/Walk event will accompany the Oktoberfest festivities at ArtsQuest Center on SteelStacks Campus in historic Bethlehem, PA.

The race will kick-off at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016, and will start and end at First Street and Founders Way in front of the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks. Participants can look forward to German-themed elements throughout the course as well as other surprises! Look for our troop of German dancers on the race course as well as themed music!

All participants will receive the following exclusive Yuengling Oktoberfest 5k swag:

  • Official Yuengling Oktoberfest 5k tech shirt
  • Official Yuengling Oktoberfest 5k beer stein/mug
  • Bavarian/German themed elements throughout the course
  • FREE Yuengling Oktoberfest beer (21+) [One free beer to be served in the Yuengling Oktoberfest 5k offical stein/mug]
  • Live entertainment
  • FREE race photos
  • Early VIP access and free admission to the Oktoberfest all-day festival.

Be sure to stick around after the race to enjoy the festivities.  Your race bib gives you all-day access to the official Oktoberfest event at SteelStacks: an authentic German Oktoberfest with a special Pennsylvania flair. Highlighting the festival are the two giant Yuengling Biergartens, German food, polka, rock and party bands.

Catch these additional Oktoberfest events Sunday, Oct. 2!

Dachshund Races

3 p.m. at the Oktoberfest Arena

The annual running of the wiener dogs is back in this fun, spectacle-to-end-all-spectacles. Watch in awe as we release the dachshunds!

Yuengling Town Square Biergarten

TD Community Stage on the Air Products Town Square

12-2 p.m. – Call Your Mama

6- 8 p.m. – Zaire

Strolling entertainment

12-8 .pm. – Polkadelphia

12-5 p.m. – GTV Almrausch

12:30-4:30 p.m. – Coplay Saengerbund

2-5:30 p.m. – The International Alphorn Ensemble


The race is limited to 2,500 participants.

Mark Your Calendar!

Race day is Sunday, October 2, 2016. Check back frequently for updates and be sure to follow us on social media for the most up to date information.

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