Bethleham 5K sure to attract many locals

September 17, 2016 by  

The ArtsQuest Center on SteelSacks Campus in Bethlehem will play host to the 3rd annual Yuengling Oktoberfest 5K Run/Walk in October.

Entrants will receive many promotional products including a Yuengling Oktoberfest 5K tech shirt, official 5K beer stein, and a free beer for participants aged 21 and older. Food and drinks will be available at the large Yuengling Festhalle tent.

Walkers and runners will be treated to Bavarian and German-themed elements as they make their way through the 5K course. Also along the course will be G.T.V. Almrausch traditional dancers who will be located along the course for those passing by to watch.

Attendees are encouraged to stick around for this all-day event, as well as the live entertainment featuring German-themed events. Runners will also be able to obtain a free race photo.

The race will begin and end at Yuengling Festhalle Tent at ArtsQuest. The event runs from noon to 8:00 pm, but runners are allowed early VIP access starting at 11:00 am. Prizes will be awarded to the top three overall male and female, as well as the top three runners in each age group category. The race is limited to 3,000 runners, so registration in advance is encouraged.

The race be held on Sunday, October 2 at 10:30 am. Free parking will be available for all 5K participants. Due to insurance reasons, strollers and pets will not be allowed to participate in the race.