The First Bank Oktoberfest 15K, 5K & 15K Walk at Brunswick Forest race route takes you through a beautiful planned community on paved running trails, through picturesque Meadow Park, across wooden bridges and over a 1/3 mile elevated boardwalk through a nature area, and includes a run down Cape Fear National Drive beside the picturesque golf course. The race course is flat, fast and interesting. The 15K Walk starts 45 minutes before the run and covers the exact some route.
Most Awesome 15K Finisher Medal Ever! Click here for more info and to enter the race.
Note: The 2014 Medal will be different but keep the same Oktoberfest motiff - you'll love it!!
The event features 3-deep awards in 5 year age groups with Open and Masters winner categories. Very nice Zorrell tech shirts are guaranteed in the 15K to athletes who register by September 15th. The awards will be presented in a beautiful outside setting at the Community Commons area with a post race party including free beer, good snacks, exhibitors and prize drawings for gifts from our sponsors and free race entries to 5 Star Race Productions events. The race is supported by the staff and residents of beautiful Brunswick Forest. www.brunswickforest.com
The First Bank Oktoberfest 15K is a great tune up for the Carolina Sports Medicine Battleship NC Half Marathon and Port Land Grille Battleship 5K held on November 4th in Wilmington, NC.
Entry fees are $45 for the 15K and $35 for the 5K until September 2nd. After September 2nd late fee increases to $50 for the First Bank 15K with the 5K remaining at $35.
Team Entries: 15K teams consist of (4) and up to (8) members. Awards for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place teams based on cumulative time of the first four finishers of each team. Team members are also eligible for individual awards in their age groups or overall.
Enter the race as an individual and as you go through the registration process you will be prompted to see if you want to enter as a team member too. Establish your team or join an existing team. Teams are only in the 15K and runners or walkers can be a team member.
Packet Pickup Saturday, September 27th from 11:30 - 1:00 pm at Trysports in Mayfaire Towne Center in Wilmington, then at Brunswick Forest in the Fitness Center from 3:30 - 5:00 pm.
FIRST BANK is our Title Sponsor - best bank in the southeast.
BRUNSWICK FOREST is an awesome planned community www.brunswickforest.com
TRYSPORTS in Mayfaire with top quality shoes including Newtons, great Triathlon gear, and awesome Tri and Road bikes.
NEW BALANCE OF WILMINGTON in Mayfaire with the only American made running shoes.
STRICKS LP GAS for all your LP gas needs including home heating system tank fills, grill tank fills, great service and a large selection of Home Grills for sale at competitive prices.
The race benefits the Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center Brunswick County branch. http://www.hospiceandlifecarecenter.org/
The race also benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Team in Training of Wilmington.