Reston Pumpkin 5k
Get off the couch and get ready for the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce’s Reston Pumpkin 5K, & Kids’ Pumpkin Dash at Oktoberfest Reston, Sunday, October 9 with an 8:15 AM start.
Participants are encouraged to début their Halloween costumes or dress is their Oktoberfest Lederhosen and join in the fun with the whole family!
Registration and race information:
When: Sunday, October 9, 2016 @ 8:15AM
Where: Reston Town Center, 11921 Freedom Drive, Reston, VA 20190
Race Day Schedule:
Race Day Packet Pickup/Registration: 6:45 AM - 8:00 AM
5k Start Time: 8:15 AM (course open for 60 min)
Kids’ Pumpkin Dash Start Time: 9:30 AM
Awards Ceremony: 10 AM
5k Adult (ages 15 and over):
$25 per person - now – August 31
$30 per person - September 1 – October 7
$35 per person - October 8 – October 9 (at packet pick up)
5k (ages 14 and under):
$20 per person now – October 7
$25 per person - October 8 – October 9 (at packet pick up)
Kids’ Pumpkin Dash (recommended for kids ages 8 and under, all finishers will receive a finishers keepsake)
$10 per person - now – October 7
$15 per person - October 8 – October 9 (at packet pick up)
Oktoberfest Reston is produced by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce and a fun ONE day event featuring Oktoberfest themed entertainment throughout the day with traditional authentic Oktoberfest music and dancing, fall beers, and family activities. Held at the beautiful Reston Town Center the event will also featuring food vendors, some serving traditional Oktoberfest fare from area restaurants. Enjoy food, wine, beer, kids area and live entertainment.
Oktoberfest Reston will take place on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at the Reston Town Center. FREE to attend, however food/beer/wine tickets cost: 24 tickets for $20 Food is priced from 3 – 5 tickets. Beer and wine cost 6 – 7 tickets.
Okfoberfest Tickets: 24 tickets for $20
Oktoberfest Tickets can be purchased here online
Packet Pick up
Saturday, October 8
Potomac River Running Store, Reston (11911 Democracy Dr, Reston, VA 20190)
12 PM - 6 PM
Race Day Packet Pick up
Sunday, October 9
Reston Town Center Pavilion
6:45 AM - 8 AM
Runner Swag: All 5k runners will receive a technical race t-shirt (guaranteed to those registered by Sept. 23), race bib, post-race refreshments, and race course experience.
Runner's Bib: The timed 5K will use state-of-the-art Chrono B-tags. Your B-tag will be affixed to your bib number. Bib numbers and timing tags are not transferable, no entry refunds will be made, and for safety reasons, no strollers or pets are allowed on the course.
Course: Click here for the course map
The Start Line: The start line is located at the intersection of Fountain Drive and New Dominion Parkway. Please be in the starting area no later than 8:00 AM and seed yourself based on your anticipated speed – timed runners to the front, followed by non-timed and walkers based on speed.
Finish Line: The 5k finish line will end adjacent to the Reston Town Center fountain and pavilion.
Awards: Awards will be awarded to the overall male, overall female, second place overall male, second place overall female and the first and second place male and female winners in the following age groups: 14 and under, 15 – 18, 19 – 29, 30 – 39, 40 – 49, 50 – 59, 60 – 69, 70 +
Medical: If you begin to feel ill while on the course – STOP – and look for your closest course marshal.
Restrooms: Portable restrooms will be located adjacent to the start line. Additional toilets available at the information center located behind the Reston Town Center Pavilion.
Parking: The Reston Town Center provides ample parking, with over 7,000 spaces, which are available in six garages and one surface lot.
Refunds: There are no refunds or transfers. The event is rain or shine.