The Oktoberfest Road Race starts and finishes on 1/2 mile from all the Oktoberfest action (downtown Mount Angel). Humpert Park on Alder Street between College and Taylor Street is where all the action kicks off.
The average monthly temperature is 62º F in September. Visit weather.com to check the forecast closer to race day.
RACE DAY DIRECTIONS
Visit Google Maps to get driving directions to the Start Line.
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, turn LEFT on Marquam Rd towards Kennedy High School.
Humpert Park is one block South of Kennedy High School off Alder Street and Birch Street.
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 proceed straight on CHURCH STREET towards St. Mary Church.
Past the church turn left in approx. 5 blocks on ALDER STREET.
There is extremely limited parking at Humpert Park. Please use street parking on the following roads: Birch Street, Cherry Street, Taylor Street, Elm Street, College Street, Marquam Street.
Please be cautious of runners on area roads as you arrive and depart from the event as the half marathon begins at 8am and the 10k/5k begins at 9am.
Don't worry about parking, Take our complimentary SHUTTLE. 12 acres of parking right behind the Festhalle (Biergarten) are available at 400 Academy Street. Normally this parking is $5/car but it will be free to race participants. Get your prime spot then ride the shuttle up to Humpert Park. Shuttles will run from 6am-8:45am.
Parking is also available at Kennedy High School (one block North of Humpert Park) at 890 E. Marquam Street and Mt. Angel Middle School (located West of Kennedy High School) on Marquam Street. From Kennedy High School, walk one block South on Birch or Alder Street to the Start Line.
*This is the best option for parking as the school has the most space available race morning.
View the map for recommended parking options: Parking Map
START LINE LOCATION
Start/Finish Line - Latitude 45°04'04.2"N | Longitude 122°47'19.1"W
John B. Humpert Park
400 Alder Street between Taylor and College Street
Mount Angel, OR 97362
HOTEL / OKTOBERFEST ACCOMMODATIONS
Salem - Days Inn Black Bear (14 miles)
Woodburn - La Quinta Inn & Suites, Super 8, and Best Western (10 miles)
Want to stay in Mt. Angel?
Find a friend or local, we don't have any hotels.
RV and Tent camping is available, Visit oktoberfest.org for details.