About the Race
The second annual Beat Beethoven’s 5th 5K Run/Walk will be Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 9:00am starting at the COCC campus track, Bend, Oregon. The 1 Mile run/walk race will start a few minutes after the 5k has begun.
Besides having fun and supporting the Central Oregon Symphony, the goal of the race is to finish before Beethoven’s famous 5th Symphony finishes – approximately 33 minutes.
5K race begins/ends at COCC campus track. The 1 mile route and kids race will be on the track – both races mostly flat & paved.
The 5K race will be timed by Time2Race.
KPOV will broadcast Beethoven Symphony No. 5 during the race.
All are welcome! Bring your friends, family, and fellow music lovers. This race is for all different speeds, ages, shapes, and sizes.
Strollers are welcome. While we love our furry friends, please no dogs on the race course.
Awards for teams, top 3 male and female finishers of the 5K run, and raffle prizes. 5K Masters M&F and age group winners will also receive special recognition.
Registered participants will receive a t-shirt, Symphony member ticket, raffle ticket, ribbon, and a special photo-op with Beethoven himself before & after the race.
This event supports the Central Oregon Symphony.
Race Day Specifics
Dress as your favorite musician or composer. The contest will be held before the race ~ 8:30am. There will be awards for individuals and teams.
Participants can sign up to be in the raffle drawing at packet pickup August 20 or morning of the race. Winners will be drawn during the 5k and posted on a board. Prizes must be picked up that morning.
The kids race will be once around the COCC campus track.
1 Mile Run/Walk
The 1 Mile run/walk will stay on the COCC campus track.
Top 3 Male & Female 5K finishers
Top 3 finishers will receive prizes.
Top 3 Age Group 5K finishers
Top 3 finishers in each age group will receive awards.
Our 2016 Maestro Sponsors
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