Lederhosen 5K

  Start time: 9:30 AM
  Rock Island, IL
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The Lederhosen 5K is Saturday, September 30, 2017, at Schwiebert Riverfront Park in downtown Felsen Insel (Rock Island).

You’re encouraged to dress up for the run/walk in your best lederhosen or dirndl. Kids aren’t left out with their own half-mile fun run called the Kinderlauf.

When you’re done, stay for the Oktoberfest Post-Race Party supported by Euclid Beverages and City Limits! There will be your favorite beverages, German food, music, games for kids and adults, and fun! This Oktoberfest open to the public and for the whole family. It is open from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Proceeds from this event benefit the Church of Peace Food Pantry that serves over 1900 families each year and annually supplies almost 55,000 pounds of food, and other community outreach efforts.

$30 for the Lederhosen 5K or Volksmarch 5K (walkers) before Sep. 1, 2017
$35 for the Lederhosen 5K or Volksmarch 5K (walkers) after Sep. 1, 2017

$15 for the Kinderlauf 1/2 mile race for Kids 10 and under

All registration includes a t-shirt and admission to the Oktoberfest After-Party with food and drink.

9 a.m. Kinderlauf 1/2 mile
9:30 a.m. Lederhosen 5K and Volksmarch 5K

Packet pick-up will be Friday, Sept. 29 from 4-7 p.m. at City Limits, 4514 9th St. in Rock Island
8-9 a.m. Race Morning at the Registration Tent at Schwiebert Riverfront Park, downtown Rock Island, IL.

You can also register at Packet Pick-up.

The course will be an out-and-back run/walk going west along the bike path.

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