Leavenworth Oktoberfest Marathon

June 19, 2017

Published October 9, 2013 at

Packet Pick-up & Registration
Packet pick-up and registration will be held at the U.S. National Fish Hatchery in Leavenworth.

7921 East Leavenworth Road, Leavenworth WA 98826
4:30 to 8:00 pm: TBD
Marathon - 5:30 to 6:00 am: TBD
Half - 7:30 to 8:30 am: TBD

Free parking is available at the Fish Hatchery (entering from E. Leavenworth Road).
Important: Please access packet pick-up and arrive for the event via the East Leavenworth Road north gate to the hatchery. Access via Fish Hatchery Road will be closed. The easiest route from Highway 2 is to take Icicle Road to East Leavenworth Road. Turn left on E. Leavenworth Road, travel several hundred yards and turn right into the large parking lot. Packet pick-up and registration will be in the first building you see entering the hatchery. In addition, the southbound lane of East Leavenworth Rd will be closed at 8 AM on race day. Please access the half marathon start by taking Icicle Road to East Leavenworth Rd as described above.

Mandatory Marathon Shuttle
Marathon runners will park at the Fish Hatchery. A mandatory shuttle bus will be provided to the start, approximately 10 miles up Icicle Road. Shuttle busses will leave the hatchery when full starting at 5:45 am, with the last shuttle departing at 6:15 am. There will not be a bus leaving after 6:15 am and private cars will not be permitted at the start as parking is unavailable and to ensure the safety of all participants.

Event Photos
Photos will be taken by Tim Chandonnet Photography and will be available for purchase online after the event (ideally by Thursday) at

Course Layout
Maps are available below under “Course.” Directional arrows (on signs) as well as orange/blue surface arrows will be placed throughout the course. Dirt/gravel sections will also be marked by flour on the trails. Participants are personally responsible for knowing and following the course.

Participants shirts commemorating our 12th anniversary will be available for pick up during registration/packet pick-up on Friday afternoon and on Saturday after the race. Shirts are Unisex sized tech shirts by Greenlayer.

Finisher medals for both the half and marathon will be awarded at the finish line.

Age-group awards will be given to the top three male/female finishers. Overall, male/female winners of the marathon and half marathon will also receive awards.

11 am: Marathon and half marathon overall winners
12 pm: Marathon and half marathon age group awards

Purchase a TedDriven or Leavenworth Oktoberfest Marathon running hat, beanie or t-shirt at packet pick-up or the finisher area. We will also be selling prior year shirts and glassware at great prices.

Results will be compiled by Accustat Sports Timing using disposable Chronotrack chips. Results will be posted immediately and may be accessed at Questions regarding results should be directed to eric@accustatsportstiming.com.

Aid Stations
Aid stations will be located every 2-3 miles. Each aid station will provide water and Scratch sports drink. GU Energy Gels will be available at approximately miles 10 and 21 for the marathon and mile 8 for the half marathon.

First Aid
Ballard Ambulance will provide a finish line first aid tent and ambulance service.

Post Race Nutrition
Water, sports drink and snacks will be provided near the finish line for participants only. Please retain your race bib for access to the food and drinks.

We are very lucky to have a great team ready to make your race experience smooth and memorable. We are partnering with nearly one dozen local groups who will be using the Leavenworth Oktoberfest Marathon as a fundraising event for their organization, team or cause. In addition, TedDriven remains firm in its commitment to providing financial support for cutting-edge cancer research and will be supporting the Abrahamson Family Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine again in 2016.

We owe a special thanks to all of our corporate partners including: GU Energy Gels, Liberty Orchards, KOHO Radio, McDougall & Sons Fruit, Sure to Rise Bakery, Munchen Haus, Icicle Brewery, Cascade Medical Center, VIM Sports, Mission Ridge, and the Tierra Retreat Center.

In addition, we are grateful to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the United States Forest Service, Chelan County, the City of Leavenworth, and the Leavenworth Chamber of Commerce for their ongoing support and partnership.

Source: www.teddriven.com
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