Keystone Oktoberfest Das Bier Burner 5K
Prost! Bust out the lederhosen, it's time to burn off your Oktoberfest Biers & Brats! Join the Yeti and other runners in this fun, family-friendly 'Bier' run in the scenic Rocky Mountains as you kick off your Colorado Oktoberfest celebrations!
Keystone Oktoberfest - Das Bier Burner 5K Fun Run
presented by SummitCove Vacation Lodging & Keystone Neighborhood Company
A portion of the proceeds of this event will be donated to our main charity sponsor, SOS Outreach. SOS Outreach is a youth development nonprofit that fosters self-confidence, leadership skills, and positive decision making in underserved youth. SOS programs are unique in their use of adventure sports to engage participants for future success. Learn more at sosoutreach.org.
Event Details - September 2, 2017
Prost! Bust out the lederhosen, it's time to burn off your Oktoberfest Biers & Brats! Join the Yeti and other fellow runners in this fun, family-friendly 'Bier' run in the scenic Rocky Mountains as you kick off your Colorado Oktoberfest celebrations! Enjoy a fun course of easy rolling hills and scenic mountain views at Keystone Resort!
Every runner will receive a Das Bier Burner 5K t-shirt, goody bag and food and beverages at the post-race celebration! Those who are over 21 will receive a free beer at the finish line compliments of New Belgium! That's right- a free brat and beer after the race!
Race begins in River Run Village at 12 pm, Saturday, September 2, followed by Oktoberfest from 1 - 6 pm! Costumes are encouraged... think Yeti costumers, Lederhosen or Dirndl and one male and one female contestant will be awarded with a Best Costume Prize! After the race, be sure to stay for the live music and dancing at Oktoberfest! Sample beer from Colorado Breweries by purchasing an Oktoberfest stein or À la carte tickets. Free event parking is located in the Montezuma Lot at River Run Village.
Online Registration Information
Adults 21 & Up: $35 - Advanced Registration until 8/18 $40 - Last Minute Registration until 9/1 at 8 pm $40 - Same-Day Registration on 9/2 at SummitCove tent from 8:45 - 11:30 am
Young Adult 13 - 20: $20 - Advanced Registration until 8/18 $25 - Last Minute Registration until 9/1 at 8 pm $25 - Same-Day Registration on 9/2 at SummitCove tent from 8:45 - 11:30 am
Youth 12 & Under: $15 - Advanced Registration until 8/18 $20 - Last Minute Registration until 9/1 at 8 pm $20 - Same-Day Registration on 9/2 at SummitCove tent from 8:45 - 11:30 am
Race Day Schedule of Events - September 2, 2017
Prizes will be awarded to top winners across multiple categories. In the event of inclement weather or unforeseen trail conditions, the race organizers reserve the right to delay, cancel or reschedule the race. There are no refunds in the event of cancellation. Liability waiver must be completed in order to compete. T-Shirts are not guaranteed for same day registration. Course details will be posted soon.
Don't forget to bring your ID!
Stay the night in Keystone! All registered racers get 35% off our normal lodging rates! Please see your registration confirmation e-mail for your special promotion code from SummitCove Lodging or you may call us to book your reservation at (970) 368-7023. Stay safe and stay the night!
Oktoberfest Steins Available Soon!
Prizes will be awarded in multiple age brackets. Brackets 21 and over will have a 1st and 2nd place winner. There will also be an overall male and female winner, which will not overlap with their age bracket (no double dipping). We will also give away a best male and best female costume prize! Prize details TBA.
2016 Prizes (Note age brackets are subject to change):
2016 Runners: Win a Free Entry to the 2017 Das Bier Burner 5K
'Like' the SummitCove Facebook page and 'tag' yourself in the Das Bier Burner online photo album for a chance to win a free entry to the 2017 Das Bier Burner.
Race times and results will be posted at the following website within 48 hours of the race.
A Big Thank You To Our Event Sponsors: