Nothing goes together quite like running and beer! Join us for the Inaugural Ursa Minor Oktoberfest Hill Climb and Trail Run on Saturday, September 18th!
There are two events to choose from and athletes can do both. The 5 Mile Trail Run and 1 Mile Hill Climb both start and finish at Ursa Minor Brewing. The first event is the 5 Mile Trail Run. This challenging run follows the Superior Hiking Trail, providing great views as you traverse past the iconic Enger Tower. And if you want to run the 5 miler in Lederhosen or a Dirndl, we certainly welcome it!
The 1 mile hill climb up Lincoln Park Drive will follow the trail run. The entire mile is uphill and offers a challenging ascent. Timing will start at the bottom of this hill and finish at the top. Your descent is at your own pace and not part of the race. As part of the hill climb you can choose to race it “themed” or “non themed”. The “themed” runs are: the Dirndl Dash (Dirndl Required) and the Lederhosen Lope (Lederhosen required). For the “non themed” Oktoberfest Hill Climb no costume is required. Prizes will be given for the best Lederhosen and Dirndls in the “themed” waves.
If you’re feeling like a little extra challenge, sign yourself up for the combo! The combo includes entry into both the 5 mile trail run and the 1 mile hill climb.
After your run, stick around for the Oktoberfest Celebration at Ursa Minor, which features beer, pizza, and live music! There will also be an award ceremony for top 3 finishers in each event and costumes.
Schedule of Events:
Friday, September 17th [Duluth Running Co.-1026 E Superior St.]
- 12pm-7:00pm-Packet Pickup
Saturday, September 18th [Ursa Minor Brewing-2415 W Superior St]
- 9:00-9:45am-Packet Pickup/last minute registration starts
- 9:45am-Start of the 5 Mile Trail Run
- 11:15am-Oktoberfest Hill Climb
- 11:20am-Lederhosen Lope
- 11:25am-Dirndl Dash
- 11:30am-After Party Begins
- 12:00pm-Award Ceremony
- Party will continue after the Award Ceremony!
All athletes will receive:
- An event T-Shirt (shown here)
- An Ursa Minor Pint Glass
- 1 Beer Token given to all athletes over the age of 21
Phone: 218.728.1148 ext. 2