National Harbor Beer Run 5K


Saturday, September 30, 2017

11:30 a.m.

at The Plateau at National Harbor, MD


Registration Fees: Entry Fee: $49 Advance


The choice is yours ...

The 5K Offers a great course through National Harbor and entry to Das Best Oktoberfest for the day.

The 1 Mile Beer Run Offers a leisurely stroll that goes on for one mile.  At each quarter mile, runners can chug a beer. Finish the mile and then join in at the Das Best Oktoberfest.

10:00am: Packet Pick-Up
11:30am: 5k Run Starts
11:35am Beer Mile Starts
Noon: Das Best Oktoberfest Opens
with Great Dj's and your favorite Bands and ...

6:00pm : Home for a Nap (last call 5:40)

This is a 21+ only event. Nobody under the age of 21 is allowed, including kids and babies.

 Entry Fee: $49 

Includes: Entry into the race, Souvenir T-Shirt, Souvenir Mug, VIP Entry into Das Best Oktoberfest


Online registration will close at midnight on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 or when race capacity has been met. Only 1,500 runners will be able to register!

There are no refunds of entry given or transfers of entry permitted for this event.



Packet Pick-ups:

Pre-Race Packet Pick-up: Friday 9/22 from 2PM - 7PM at the Event Entrance The Plateau at National Harbor / Race Day Packet Pickup 10am at the Event Entrance The Plateau at National Harbor.

NOTE: If you wish for someone else to pick up your packet for you, they must present a written note of permission from you.



Cash awards to the top two men and women in the 5K division. Costume awards will be also awarded.



Other Information:


Volunteers: Will receive entry to the post-race party. Volunteers should check in on race day at National Harbor, MD! To volunteer please email [email protected] 

Post-race Party: Live music and awards will be hosted by the Das Best Oktoberfest at Natioanl Harbor on the main stage at National Harbor, MD. All runners 21 & Over WILL need proper identification to drink.

Event Guidelines:  Strollers are permitted on the course, however we ask that for safety reasons you line up at the back of the pack. NO DOGS ALLOWED. Your race number must be worn on your front and must be visible. DO NOT exchange or give your race number to another participant. A water station will be available mid-course and at the finish line.

Sponsorship Opportunities: If you are interested in sponsoring Das Beer Run, please contact Anne Fitzgerald at [email protected] or Sarah Linzey at [email protected]  

Beneficiary: The Spirit of Hope Children’s Foundation is a non-profit 501c3 organization formed and operated for the purpose of providing supper and promoting education for children and adults with a mental and physical disability.


For other questions or more information please email [email protected]