Mind Over Miles 5k/10k






Frontier Park


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Start your Sunday off right with the Saint Charles Oktoberfest 5K and 10K runs. All participants will receive a commemorative medal and themed shirt. The Saint Charles Oktoberfest 5K and 10K Race benefits the Disabled Athlete Sports Association (DASA).


Historic Saint Charles. The Start is on Riverside Drive in front of Frontier Park and the Finish is on the Katy Trail in Frontier Park at the Saint Charles Oktoberfest festival.

The fast flat course winds through the best of what St. Charles has to offer – historic Main Street, Frenchtown District, and even the scenic Katy Trail! All while ending in one of the biggest riverfront festivals in St. Charles – the Saint Charles Oktoberfest!

Check out this year’s 5k and 10k Course Map here or see below at the bottom of the page.


  • Start Time:ᅠ8:30 am
  • As we have in the past, the 5K and 10K hand Cyclers will start at 8:30 am, with 5K and 10K runners and walkers following.

Packet Pickup
Fleet Feet St. Charles

  • Friday, September 22nd – 4pm to 7pm
  • Saturday, September 23rd – 12pm to 4pm

Morning of Registration + Packet Pickup
Entrance to Frontier Park

  • Sunday, September 24th – 7:30 am – 8:30 am


Water is available at the finish line. Participants over 21 years of age will receive one FREE beer at the Michelob Ultra Tent at the Yuengling Biergarten after the race. There will be a ticket on your bib to redeem for your free beer. Race participants 21+ will also receive a free beer bracelet on race day that allows them to drink at the festival.


The awards ceremony will take place in the Michelob Ultra Tent at the Yuengling Biergarten located at the north end of the park (near the finish line). 5K and 10K awards will be presented to (female and male) first, second and third place overall finishers. 5K and 10K first place female and male finishers will also be given awards in the following age groups: 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 & over. 5K and 10K Hand Cycle Division Awards will be presented (female and male) to first, second, and third place overall. All 5K and 10K participants will receive a commemorative medal.


  • Race is limited to 500 participants.
  • Shirt sizes available: Child Small, Medium, Large, XL and Adult Small, Medium, Large, XL, 2XL. Shirt sizes are first come, first served at packet pickup.
  • Shirt size availability is not guaranteed.
  • No animals are allowed on the course.
  • Strollers are allowed, but please stay towards the back for safety.

Questions? Email info@saintcharlesoktoberfest.com

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