The New Orleans Track Club

New Orleans' premier running organization
promoting health and fitness since 1963

Oktoberfest 5K


Saturday, October 18, 2014, 5:00 PM

Rivertown, Kenner, LA

Free entry into Oktoberfest Festival with race number all three weekends! Two free beers inside festival with drink tabs (good for full selection of Oktoberfest beers). Drink tabs only valid October 18.

The Oktoberfest Festival dates are as follows: October 10-11, 17-18, and 24-25. The NOTC will be at Oktoberfest signing people up for the race October 10, 4:00-8:00 PM, so come get your race number and enjoy the festival!

The Oktoberfest 5K is open to all runners and walkers, NOTC members and nonmembers alike.

Date and Time

Saturday, October 18, 2014
4:00 PM – Race-day registration and packet pick-up opens
5:00 PM – Start of 5K


Rivertown, Kenner, corner of Williams and 3rd Street.


The race will start at 3rd Street and Williams Blvd, run up onto the levee out and back finishing atop the levee right before Williams.


Awards will be distributed shortly after the race. There is no duplication of awards – Overall, Youth, Master, Grandmaster, and Senior winners are not eligible for age group awards.

  • Random awards to one male and one female
  • 1st Overall Male and Female
  • 1st Youth Male and Female (15 and under)
  • 1st Master Male and Female (40 and over)
  • 1st Grandmaster Male and Female (50 and over)
  • 1st Senior Male and Female (60 and over)
  • 1st Racewalker Male and Female
  • 1st Male and Female in age groups 15 and under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, and 80 and over

Timing and Scoring

The races will be electronically timed and scored. You must wear your race bib and D-tag properly to be scored. Your race bib must be worn on the front of your torso and be visible at the finish line. Your D-tag must be worn properly on one of your shoes. See Chronotrack D-Tag Instructions for details.

Preliminary results will be posted at the race site at the conclusion of the race. Full results will be published on the NOTC web site.


Tech singlets only guaranteed to pre-registered participants.


Post-race refreshments include Kentwood Springs water, Elmer's CheeWees, and two beers of your choice inside the festival with drink tabs from your race bib.


Registration is open to NOTC members and nonmembers alike. All participants must be registered and wear an official race bib while on the course.

Entry Fees

  • NOTC Member
    • $20 – Registered by October 12, 2014
    • $30 – Registered October 13 through race day
  • Nonmember
    • $25 – Registered by October 12, 2014
    • $30 – Registered October 13 through race day
  • Youth (20 and Under)
    • $15 – Registered by October 12, 2014
    • $30 – Registered October 13 through race day
  • NOTC Family
    • $50 – Registered by October 12, 2014
    • No late or race-day registration

Family registration is available to preregistered NOTC member families only and includes registration for two adults and other family members age 20 and under living in the same household.

Entry fees are non-refundable. Sorry, no exceptions.

Online Registration

Online registration is open through Sunday, October 12, 2014.

Fax and Email Registration

Copies of completed hard-copy entry forms may be faxed or emailed to the NOTC office with payment by credit card only.

Fax: 504-304-2327

Faxed or emailed entries must be received by Monday, October 13, 2014.

Mail-In Registration

Completed hard-copy entry forms may be mailed along with payment by check or credit card to:

New Orleans Track Club
PO Box 52003
New Orleans, LA 70152-2003

Mailed entries must be received by Monday, October 13, 2014.

In-Store Registration

In-store registrations are payable by check or credit card only.

  • Louisiana Pizza Kitchen, 615 S. Carrollton Ave, New Orleans
  • Louisiana Running, 4153 Canal St, New Orleans
  • Phidippides Footwear, 6601 Veterans Blvd, Metairie
  • Sneaker Shop, 904 Harrison Ave, New Orleans
  • Southern Runner, 6112 Magazine St, New Orleans
  • Varsity Sports, 3450 Magazine St, New Orleans
  • Elmwood Fitness and Running Store, Elmwood Fitness Center

In-store registration will close Thursday, October 9, 2014.

Race Day Registration

Race day registration will be available at the race site starting at 4:00 PM. Payment may be made by cash, check, or credit card. Credit card must be presented.

Packet Pickup

Early packet pick-up will be available Friday, October 10, 4:00-8:00 PM at the festival site in Rivertown, Kenner (corner of Williams Blvd and 3rd St).

Race-day packet pickup will open at 4:00 PM at the race site.

Headphone Policy

For your safety and the safety of others the NOTC and the RRCA discourage the use of headphones during the running or walking of the event.


Volunteers Needed

Please consider being a volunteer. Volunteers receive a T-shirt and refreshments from our sponsors as well as the satisfaction of assisting the NOTC in fulfilling its mission to promote running and fitness in the community. Sign up on our website or call 504-304-2326.

Race Administration

The Oktoberfest 5K is owned produced by the New Orleans Track Club, a not-for-profit organization and a member of the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) and USA Track & Field (USATF). For more information contact the NOTC via email at or phone 504-304-2326.