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The 6th Annual OktoBEARfest Fun Run & Walk will be held on October 22, 2023 (in-person and virtually.  It's always a BEARRIFIC time!


past events

OktoBEARfest 5K Fun Run & Walk

October 23, 2022


The 5th Annual OktoBEARfest Fun Run/Walk & Festival had over 500 participants (in person and virtually).  The live entertainment featured Emmy award-winning actor, Eric Martsolf, and more than $25,000 was raised to help children in need, which is a record! 


OktoBEARfest 5K Fun Run & Festival

October 23, 2021


The fourth annual OktoBEARfest 5K Fun Run was the first sold out event in our history with 529 participants (in-person and virtual)!   Over $21,000 was raised to provide new teddy bears and books to children in need!

OktoBEARfest Virtual 5K Fun Run

October 18 - 31, 2020


The third annual OktoBEARfest 5K Fun Run became a virtual event with 365 participants from around the world, including Canada and the UK!  Despite the challenges of the pandemic, almost $24,000 was raised for Bears Who Care!