09/09/2014
An event for kids and families alike featuring a 5K and Kids’ 1K
 Gather the kids, stretch the legs and enjoy a morning of friendly competition at the annual Oktoberfest Fun Run benefitting the Children’s Garden of Learning this Sunday, Sept. 14 in Vail Village.
 
The Oktoberfest Fun Run will begin promptly at 9 a.m. on Sunday morning at Check Point Charlie on Gore Creek Dr. in Vail Village. The course will run along a similar route as it has in years past, heading east from the start through Vail Village toward the Vail Golf Course and finishing back at Check Point Charlie.
 
Event categories include a 5K run/walk and a kids’ 1K in which strollers are welcome. Adult registration is $25 and kids are $10. Teams of 4 or more adults will receive a discounted entry fee of $20 but must register as a team on-site at the race. Registration is now open online at www.vailoktoberfest.com and will close at 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 13. On-site registration and check in will take place from 8-8:45 a.m. on September 14th the day of the Fun Run, and the event will get going promptly at 9 a.m. with a quick stretch and then our little runners take off on the 1k Fun Run! The 5k will follow quickly follow.
 
Children will receive a goody bag, with a sweatband for the race as well as a medal at the finish. There will be food, drinks and fun activities for the families.
 
The Oktoberfest Fun Run is part of Vail Oktoberfest, the annual celebration of the arrival of autumn held in Vail Village Sept. 12-14. For a complete schedule of events and to pre-register for the Oktoberfest Fun Run, visit www.vailoktoberfest.com.
 
The Oktoberfest Fun Run is brought to you by FirstBank, Master Sealers, Claggett-Rey, Gallery, The Town of Vail and Peak Performance Footwear.
 
Vail Oktoberfest is presented by Hacker-Pschorr and Town of Vail and sponsored in part by Sonnenalp Hotel, Jägermeister, Klement’s Sausage Company, Iconix Clothing, Shawls by Veronika, Rocky Mountain Outback Hats, Vail Dentistry, ResortApp, Vail Daily and KZYR the Zephyr.
 
ABOUT CHILDREN'S GARDEN OF LEARNING:
The Children's Garden of Learning is gearing up for our annual Vail Oktoberfest Fun Run! CGL is a Reggio Emilia-inspired non-profit preschool located in the heart of Vail. With 25+ years of rich history in early childhood development, and a highly educated and qualified staff, CGL is once again presenting this unique opportunity for you or your business to be part of our amazing school. Whether running beside us, or donating to fund activities that blossom our children's growing minds, we greatly appreciate your partnership!
 
Exclusive Oktoberfest Lodging Packages
The Sonnenalp Hotel, a resort steeped in rich Bavarian tradition, has put together two exclusive lodging packages for guests coming to Vail to take in beauty of fall and the energy of Vail Oktoberfest. Experience Oktoberfest in true Bavarian style at the Sonnenalp. Vail comes alive with festive music, dance and traditional Bavarian fare.
 
$350* per night - September 12-14, 2014
Includes:
• Lodging in a Junior Suite
• 2 official Oktoberfest beer steins (per reservation)
• 6 Oktoberfest tokens in each stein (per reservation)
• $15 Discounted Valet Parking
• Complimentary Basic WiFi
• No Resort Fees
 
$320* per night September 5-7, 2014
$385* per night September 12-14, 2014
Includes:
• Lodging in a Junior Suite
• Breakfast for 2 each morning
• 2 official Oktoberfest beer steins (per reservation)
• 6 Oktoberfest tokens in each stein (per reservation)
• $15 Discounted Valet Parking
• Complimentary Basic WiFi
• No Resort Fees
 
*Rates are per night based on double occupancy in a Junior Suite.  Valid Sept. 12-14, 2014. 9.8% taxes and gratuity not included. Subject to space available, some restrictions apply. Limit (2)two steins and twelve(12) tokens per stay, while supplies last. May not be combined with other offers. Please inquire about larger suites and rates that include breakfast.
 
For more information on Vail Oktoberfest and exclusive lodging packages, please visit www.vailoktoberfest.com. Follow the event on Facebook.
 
 

Contact(s)

Missy Johnson
HIGHLINE
mjohnson@gohighline.com
970.376.1876
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