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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Waterloo Region

2016 Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest 5K Fun Run

Event Information

Monday October 10, 2016 / 8:00 A.M. / Kitchener ON

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2016 Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest 5K Fun Run

Event Name Event Type Early Bird Regular
Individual Adult Runner (19 & Over) 5K $35 $40 Register Now!
Individual Youth Runner (18 & Under) 5K $20 $25 Register Now!
Group/Team Runners (4 people aged 19 or older) 5K $140 $160 Register Now!
  • Free Shirt with entry! T-Shirt Sizes are NOT Guaranteed and shirts tend to fit big.
  • Group/Team Runners - All members of the team must be 19 and older
  • * Early Bird Fee - End Date: 2016-08-31 11:59 P.M.
  • * Regular Fee - End Date: 2016-10-05 11:59 P.M.


Race Kit Pickup

  • Sunday October 9, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
    Kitchener Running Room
    500 Fairway Rd
  • Sunday October 9, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Waterloo Running Room
    15 King St.S near Waterloo Civic Square
  • Monday October 10, 2016 from 6:00 a.m. to 7:15 a.m.
    at Moses Springer Arena

    All runners are encouraged to arrive early to avoid delays. After you pick up your race kit, you will be shuttled by bus to the start line area. Last shuttle bus leaves at 7:25 am.

Race Kits

Your race kit will include your bib and timing chip, a t-shirt (guaranteed if registered before Sept 23rd) and your goodie bag, including a commemorative Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest button and gifts from our race sponsors.

Race Bibs and Timing Chips

Your bib will have a timing chip on it. The timing chip is disposable and does not need to be returned. The bib can be pinned (unmodified and fully-visible) to either the front or back of your shirt. Please be sure to write your full name, emergency contact information and any allergies or health conditions you have on the back of your race bib.

Race Times

  • Individual Adult Runner : Monday October 10, 2016 @ 8:00 A.M.
  • Individual Youth Runner (16 & Under) : Monday October 10, 2016 @ 8:00 A.M.
  • Group/Team Runners (4 people) : Monday October 10, 2016 @ 8:00 A.M.


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Pledge Information

Pledge money must be brought to the Finish Line area Race Day between 6:00 a.m. and 7:15 a.m. at Moses Springer Arena, 150 Lincoln Road, Waterloo

  • Adult Runners (19 & Over) – Raise $120 in pledges for a registration fee refund
  • Youth Runners (18 & Under) – Raise $100 in pledges for a registration fee refund
  • Team (4 people aged 19 or older) – Raise $400 in pledges for a registration fee refund

Download Pledge form

Contact Information

For more information please contact Jay Nijhuis

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  1. Choose your event! Click on the registration link to go to the secure registration page
  2. Fill out your information on the registration form. Make sure to include your proper email address!
  3. Use your credit card to pay your registration fee! Transactions processed securely.
  4. You will receive a confirmation Email, outlining your application and payment details.
  5. Check the on-line confirmation list above.
  • All entries are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Entry fee does not include processing fee .

Remember to check back regularly for updates on race information!

If you have questions or comments, please contact your Race Director.

Have a great Race!

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Many of our events are affiliated with a charity. Supporting a charity has never been easier!

It's Simple! If you are registering for an event that is associated with a Charity there will be a Donations tab on the top of the race page. All you need to do is go to the Donations tab and select Raise funds to set up your fundraising page. Once you set up a new Fundraising account or login with your existing profile you are ready to solicit your friends and family members to support you! All the resources you need to set your donation goals, solicit donation, and track funds are on your donations dashboard.

For more information on our Fundraising and Donations tools Click Here

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The Athlete Dashboard is a new feature when you set up a member login and password and its Free.

The Athlete Dashboard allows you to view everything related to your events on one page; race registration information on all your events, results tracking for all your events, notice of photos for your events and charitable fundraising tracking.

For more information on the Athlete Dashboard link here: Athlete Dashboard

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One you are logged in you will then be redirected to the Race Form afterwards.