02.25.17 WURST RUN 5k & 10k – MOUNT ANGEL

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The Wurst Run 5k and newly added 10k, presented by race|NORTHWEST, is an uphill, downhill, don’t get lost, eat great sausage (Wurst), beer drinking fun run. This race navigates along the streets of Mount Angel and includes just enough hills to make it one of the worst (challenging) runs you might do this spring.Along the way, zig-zag through town on paved & gravel roads, attack those hills and cruise to the finish in a downhill sprint before racing to the finish line and celebrating at the legendary Mt. Angel Wurstfest.  Live German music, great German food, fantastic German beers and great Domestic beers. See you there!

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RACE INFO | COURSE MAP | REGISTER

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DATE &TIME
Saturday, February 25, 2017

Start time –     10k & 5k: 9:30am 
Registration and packet pickup –  8:00am – 9:25am

LOCATION
Mount Angel Festhalle
500 Wilco Highway (Hwy 214)
Mount Angel, OR 97362
Directions CLICK HERE

Latitude 45° 3′ 53.14″N / Longitude 122° 47′ 54.77″W

COURSE LENGTH
6.2 miles for the 10k and 3.1 miles for the 5k. “It’s all uphill, until it’s downhill.” On the 5k course, the first 2 miles include all the hills, last mile is all downhill.  The 10k course has some hills in the first mile and then it’s fairly flat on country roads surrounding Mt. Angel.  Enjoy views of Mt. Hood, Farmfields and Hazelnut Orchards.  This event is very family friendly.  The 5k is open to both runners and walkers while the 10k is open to runners only. (Course time limit is 1 1/2 hours)

Please note, most of the course takes place on the streets of Mount Angel.  Please run on sidewalks where available and remain alert for vehicles.  The course is open to traffic.

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SCHWAG

Wurst

Participants will receive the following schwag with their entry:

1.) Wurstfest pint glass (for those 21 and older), other option for those under 21.
2.) Complimentary beverage (beer/wine for those 21 and older, soda for those under 21)
3.) Entry to Mt. Angel Wurstfest (Eat. Drink. Dance.)
4.) Overall winner awards and age group awards

*Participants 21 years of age and older will receive one free beer with their entry. Additional beer will be available for purchase. Participants must be 21 years of age to receive/purchase alcoholic beverages.

 Purchase sausage from three local vendors featuring over 20 varieties.

POST RACE CELEBRATION
After completing the Wurst Run, celebrate at the Wurstfest to the polka sounds of several German bands while enjoying food from Urban German, Mt. Angel Sausage Company, The Glockenspiel Restaurant and more.  All participants 21 and over need to have valid ID after the run to enter the festival. ID is required to receive your festival wristband as proof of entry even if you don’t plan to partake in the spirits. 

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  • 5k Run/Walk and 10k Run
  • 2016 Wurst Shirt$26.00 pre-registration beginning 10/1/16, includes a bierstein, beverage & festival entry
  • $30.00 day of race registration, includes a bierstein, beverage & festival entry
  • Add a Wurst Run tech t-shirt for only $11, most sizes, select sizes $12 (limited quantities available for all sizes) Shirt color is to be determined for 2017. Above red shirt is 2016 design.  
  • REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR 2017


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Register Online – CLICK HERE 

Register by Mail – Click to download (coming soon).


AWARDS
Awards gift certificates to the Urban German Grill (at Wurstfest) will be presented to the top three overall male and female finishers.

AGE GROUP DIVISIONS
14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 and over.

Age group awards to top three finishers.

PACKET PICK-UP

We strongly encourage participants to arrive early to pick up their race packets.  All participants 21 and over need to have valid ID after the run to enter the festival.

Saturday, February 25th (8:00am – 9:25am)

Mount Angel Festhalle
500 Wilco Hwy (Hwy 214)
Mount Angel, OR 97362

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TIMING
The Wurst Run will feature race|NORTHWEST chip timing.

PARKING & TRANSPORTATION

Parking is available at the Mt. Angel Festhalle with access off Academy Street.  Street parking is also available on Wilco Hwy, Garfield St, and Cleveland St.  

RESULTS
Results will be posted at www.racenorthwest.com/results after the race.

WEATHER POLICY
The Wurst Run will take place rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, we reserve the right to delay, postpone or cancel the event. All registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable.


DIRECTIONS TO THE START

From the North:
Take I-5 south to exit 271 and follow state HWY 214 to Mt. Angel (Appx. 10-miles).

ALTERNATE DIRECTIONS from the North: From Portland heading South on I-5. Take Exit #282A onto HUBBARD CUTOFF RD NE toward Hubbard. Continue straight through Hubbard to Woodburn. Continue straight on Highway 99E (which becomes Pacific Highway). Turn Left on YOUNG ST (HWY 214). Bear onto SILVERTON AVE (HWY 214). Continue 6 miles to Mount Angel. Once in Mount Angel, continue on WILCO HWY towards Silverton.  On the south end of Mount Angel at 500 WILCO HWY is the Mount Angel Festhalle.

From the South:
Take I-5 north to exit 256 and follow state HWY 213 to Silverton, then HWY 214 to Mt. Angel. (Appx. 14-miles).

ALTERNATE DIRECTIONS fron the South: From Eugene heading North on I-5. Take Keizer Exit #260. Turn Right onto CHEMAWA RD toward Silverton. Continue straight on CHEMAWA RD which becomes HAZELGREEN RD. Continue 8 miles.  Turn Left at Stop Sign on MOUNT ANGEL HIGHWAY.  MOUNT ANGEL HIGHWAY becomes MAIN STREET. Turn Right on CHURCH STREET at Fountain and Right on WILCO HWY toward Silverton. On the south end of Mount Angel at 500 WILCO HWY is the Mount Angel Festhalle.

 

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