Join us for Sisters Hops Fest 5k and 10k! Run or walk a 5k or 10k in the morning, enjoy a beer when you finish at Three Creeks Brewing Company’s brewing facility, then spend the afternoon at the Sisters Fresh Hop Fest. That’s a pretty sweet Central Oregon day!
The Sisters Hop Fest 5k & 10k takes place Saturday, September 24th at 8:30 a.m. We will keep this race as local as possible highlighting some of the great businesses and services that Sisters has to offer! Portion of proceeds will benefit Sisters High School!
The Sisters Hop Fest 5k: Start time: 8:45 a.m. The run/walk starts and finishes at the Three Creeks Brewing Facility, 265 E. Barclay Dr.and will be mostly flat on a mix of paved and dirt roads.
The Sisters Hop Fest 10k: Start time: 8:30 a.m. The run starts and finishes at Three Creeks Brewing Production Facility, 265 E. Barclay Dr. Sisters. The course is a single 6.2 loop, taking advantage of rural paved and dirt county and forest service roads north of town. Road shoes work well on this course.
Finishers SWAG: All finishers receive a super stylish Sisters Fresh Hop Festival trucker hat or cool pair of Sisters Hop Fest 5k/10k socks, a post-race beverage from Three Creeks Brewing and 3 tasting tickets!! (for those over 21 to be used at the Fresh Hop festival!) (alcohol for those over 21 years of age, rootbeer for under). PLEASE BRING YOUR ID!
Post-Race: Be sure to pick up your finishers swag when you finish and enjoy a tasty beer or rootbeer courtesy of Three Creeks Brewing Co, as well as some tasty snacks. Then head back to the Production Facility in the afternoon and enjoy the 11th Sisters Fresh Hop Fest, complete with fresh hopped brews from 24 of Oregon’s finest breweries! If you plan to take advantage of the great Three Creeks beer at the finish or by attending the Fresh Hop Fest, please BRING YOUR ID!
10k course: single loop, route coming soon!
*Note that the 10k is closer to 6.25 The 5k is closer to 5.3k. The races will be timed, but not chip-timed.
Packet Pick-up and In-Person Registration:
Friday, Sept 23, 4-6 p.m. at Three Creeks Brewery, 721 S Desperado Ct, Sisters – on the patio on the edge of the parking lot
Saturday, Sept 24, 6:45 – 7:45 a.m. at Three Creeks Brewing Production Facility, 265 Barclay Dr, Sisters
Prizes for Top Finishers in both races: 1st and 2nd place Female and Male Overall
Parking: The lot next door to the production facility will be available, as will the roads in the Sisters Industrial Park on the north side of Barclay Dr, but please do not park in front of the Sheriff Station. We encourage carpooling.
Water stations: There will be one on the 5k course and one or two on the 10k course (depending on weather)
Time Limit: The 10k course closes at 10:00 a.m Average pace would be 15 minute mile.
Medical Assistance: Sisters Fire Department medical professionals will be available should you need aid.
Weather: Fall in Central Oregon is typically pretty nice, but we could get a cold and/or rainy day, or a hot one. Expect to wear layers and be prepared for anything. You will be able to drop gear at aid stations.
Music / Strollers / Dogs: Music players are allowed, but please run with only one earbud in, be aware of other runners and traffic, and use general caution, as the course is open to traffic. Dogs allowed in 5k only. Strollers allowed in 5k and 10k.