Fremont Oktoberfest 5K

All-ages, all species, Sunday at 8am (registration) / 10am (race starts) at the Solstice Plaza.

5kKick off fall with the ultimate beer run -- the 12th annual Fremont Oktoberfest 5K, ending in the Village Beer Garden serving Rainier, with a finish line beer included* in your registration (for those of you 21+). 

Not only does the 5K end with a refreshing beer, but also with the MOViN Rehab Party -- so get ready to dance and celebrate your victory to all the greatest hits.

*Race is all-ages, but you must be 21+ with valid ID to redeem your beer in the Village Beer Garden.

2013 Race Results

Did you run in the Fremont Oktoberfest 5K in 2013? Check out how you did! 

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  • $25 Pre-Registration (T-Shirt guaranteed if you register by Thursday, September 18, 2014)
  • $35 Day-of-Race Registration opens at 8am Sunday, September 21, 2014 (T-Shirt not guaranteed)

Online race registration ends on Saturday, Sept 20 at 12pm.
Day of registration opens at 8am on Sunday, September 21.


  • For the grown-ups, your race registration includes a finish line beer (heck yea!), that is redeemable in the Oktoberfest Village Beer Garden. Must be 21+ with valid ID.
  • Your race registration does NOT include admission into the Tasting Garden. You will have to purchase a Tasting Garden ticket.
  • Registration also includes a rad Oktoberfest t-shirt (guaranteed when you pre-register by Thursday, September 18, 2014, otherwise while supplies last... which is the nice way of saying if you want a dang shirt, you better sign up early). 


Beer Garden

Beer Garden Finish Line & MOViN Rehab Party

Did we mention that the finish line ends in the Village Beer Garden serving Rainier?? After 3.1 miles, we think that you deserve a beer. The best part? Your race admission includes a finish line beer redeemable in the Village Beer Garden. Sip on your beer and celebrate your conquest with the MOViN Rehab Party. Prost! (For runners 21+ of course - don't forget your ID!) 


Compete for Glory

A wee competitive, ay? Team and individual prizes will be awarded in the Fremont Oktoberfest Village after the race.


  • Fastest male, female
  • Fastest male, female of Beer Belly Division
  • Best costume


  • Biggest team
  • Fastest team (based on top four runners of your team)
  • Best team costume


The teams have the most fun. So gather your quickest sprinters, best costumed friends, and form the biggest group you can to win *all* the awards.

NOTE: If you are part of a team, race registrations can be purchased online individually. Make sure to note your team name. Race registration does NOT include admission into the Tasting Garden. You will have to purchase a Tasting Garden ticket


If you’ve got a beer belly, join our elite Beer Belly Division where you’ll be treated like Oktoberfest royalty, including a head start to be the first to the finish line. Then enjoy your beer guilt free -- you just burned those calories and earned the perfect reward.


How to qualify? Men who are 220lbs+ and women who are 175lbs+ are eligible to enter this division.


Runners will begin their quest for Fremont Oktoberfest at the Solstice Plaza near the intersection of N 34th Street and Fremont Ave N, just to the Northeast of the Fremont Bridge.

Once the shot is fired, it’s off and going down N 34th Street until Latona Ave NE where runners will turn down onto the Burke Gilman Trail. Runners will have the scenic Fremont Ship Canal whiz past them as they finish on Phinney Ave N and make their way into the Fremont Oktoberfest Village. 


Fremont Oktoberfest is a benefit for the Fremont Chamber of Commerce, supporting local schools, art groups, community events, and promoting Fremont as the “Center of the Universe."

Know your limit and have a safe tasting experience. Be respectful, drink responsibly and call a cab. You're not special because you're a runner.

Read the full Guest Conduct Policy...

Brew HA-HA Street ScrambleStreet Scramble:

The ultimate scavenger hunt adventure in the Center of the Universe – Fremont!

Get ready for the race-adventure of a lifetime with the Fremont Oktoberfest Street Scramble. Starting at 10:30am on Sunday, September 21, 2014, you will be given thirty locations, each with a point value throughout the Fremont area. The quest is to visit as many as you can, on foot, in 90 minutes. In teams or solo, competitive or casual, discover the mysteries of the Center of the Universe in this captivating event.

Ribbons will be awarded to winners in Men, Women, Mixed, 50+, Family, Junior, and Corporate categories.


Any team with a child 12 and under is $40 maximum for the entire team. Teams without a child 12 and under pays individual fee. Put your noggins together and come up with a creative team name and remember to let us know what you came up with when filling out the registration!

Pre-Event Registration:

  • $20 General (21+ years)
  • $10 Youth (13-21 years)
  • $5 Kids (6-12 years)
  • $40 Family Team (with child under 12 years)
  • Kids 5 and under are free!


On-Site Registration (begins at 8:00am day-of):

  • $25 General (21+ years)
  • $15 Youth (13-21 years)
  • $10 Kids (6-12 years)
  • $45 Family Team (with child under 12 years)
  • Kids 5 and under are free!

Visit for rules, results and stories from previous Street Scramble events. Produced by Meridian Geographics.