Altoona Running Club's 2nd annual running of the ARC Oktoberfest 6k will be held October 1st, 2022 at 10:30AM. ARC had a great time hosting this event last year and have even more ideas to make it better in 2022! With the Oktoberfest theme we are encouraging everyone to break out their best German costumes and dress up as well! The race will be starting near the plaza just to the west of Hy-Vee in Altoona, behind Swain Chiropractic and Brightside Aleworks. The course is an out and back on the beautiful bike trails of Altoona. Our race is open to all runners and walkers. Strollers are allowed. Please leave the puppy at home though. We will have two way traffic on the course so please pay careful attention to children if they are joining you.
Before the 6k there will be a kids pumpkin dash starting at 10AM near the start/finish line of the 6k. This free event is open to children ages 2-10 with appropriate age splits. The dash will be roughly a 0.25 mile loop that will start and finish at the 6k start finish line. It will be partially on grass and partially on pavement. All participants will receive a race medal and possibly a surprise. Make sure to stay up to date by liking our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/AltoonaRunning
Also new this year we are offering a virtual option for those of you that can't make it to the event on race day but still would like to support our race and our charity effort for The Track Guy Foundation. Virtual race will include a race shirt for every registrant and a finisher medal for those that submit their results. If you do not submit your results you will not get a medal shipped. Shirts/medals will ship after the 10/8 results deadline.