Oktoberfest Footrace

EmergeOrtho 5k Footrace and Fun Run

Hickory Oktoberfest EmergeOrtho 2017 5k footrace

The Thirteenth Annual EmergeOrtho Oktoberfest 5K Footrace and Fun Run will take place on Saturday, October 14, at 8:00 am in downtown Hickory as part of Downtown Hickory’s Oktoberfest.

The Fun Run (1 city block) will begin at 8:00 am with the 5K starting at 8:30 am near the corner of Main Avenue NW and Center Street. The 5K begins on Main Avenue and guides runners through Union Square and downtown Hickory. The route takes runners past Lenoir Rhyne and finishes back on Center Street. For a complete map of the 5K course visit RacingToes.com and click on the race link. The 5K course is USATF certified.

Proceeds from the EmergeOrtho Oktoberfest Footrace will be split equally between the four Hospices in Alexander, Burke, Caldwell and Catawba Counties. Using a holistic approach, Hospice serves the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the terminally ill and their family members. EmergeOrtho believes in supporting their local communities and the organizations, such as Hospice, that continue to serve patients and their families during one of life’s most difficult phases.

To sign up or for more information visit: http://www.racingtoes.com/2017-events/