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Saturday, September 16, 2023


The Hudepohl 14K/7K Brewery Run, one of the TQL Beer Series events, kicks off Oktoberfest Cincinnati, the largest Oktoberfest celebration outside of Munich. The Hudepohl 14K (named after the iconic Cincinnati-brewed beer) and shorter 7K start and end along Cincinnati’s riverfront.

Along the course, you’ll pass by many of the historic brewery sites of early Cincinnati and follow the routes that the horse-drawn carts took to bring the beer from the breweries to the riverboats that would take the beer throughout the country. And once you’re finished, the party continues with an epic post race party with brews and snacks as those who have completed the TQL Beer Series can celebrate their Brew Hog-dom!


Location: Gateway West Office Building, 644 Linn Street Cincinnati, OH 45203

  • Thursday, September 15: 4:30pm-6:30pm
  • Friday, September 16: 8:30am-6:30pm

Packet pickup will also be available race morning beginning at 6:00 a.m.


Participants may switch races by clicking here before Tuesday, September 13 at 12:00pm, pending the race is not sold out. There is a $10 switching fee plus any applicable entry fee difference. If you registered using a deferral or promo code, please email registration@flyingpigmarathon.com for assistance.

Participants may also transfer their registration by clicking here before Tuesday, September 13 at 12:00pm. There is a $20 transfer fee to transfer your registration to another person and the new participant will be charged this fee during the transfer process. Any other payment, reimbursement or exchange in funds associated with a transferred entry must take place between the two individuals involved. Pig Works does not facilitate the payment between the two parties. If you registered using a deferral or promo code, please email registration@flyingpigmarathon.com for assistance.


PDF of Course Map


Second and Third Streets between Elm and Walnut will be closed throughout the weekend for Oktoberfest – please consider this when navigating through downtown upon arrival for the race. Here are a few parking options:

  • Central Riverfront Garage will be $5 between 6a.m. and 8 a.m. at the 2 entrances on Race St. and Main St. only. 
    • To enter CRG on Race St: only accessible by traveling Freedom Way and turning north on Race, then right into the garage

    • To enter CRG at Main St.: only accessible by traveling south on Joe Nuxhall / Main from town, pass 2nd St & turn right into the garage entrance OR head westbound Mehring and turn right (north) on to Joe Nuxhall & left into CRG entrance.

  • Lot E – $5 rate until 8am. This lot will be available before 6am but must use a credit card.

For expedited entry, please use a credit card or exact cash amount.

Please allow yourself ample time to park and complete other pre-race routines prior to the 7:30 a.m. start for both the Hudy 14K and 7K.


It’s the only race with such a delicious finish. Join your fellow runners and walkers after the race for this legendary post-race party.

Your race entry includes a Skyline Chili cheese coney and two drink tickets.

Non-participants, family members and spectators are definitely welcome for the party. Food and beverages can be purchased for an extra charge. Come hang out with your friends and family who ran or walked that morning and enjoy the party.


Registered participants receive a race shirt, commemorative pint glass and poster at packet pick-up. All finishers are rewarded at the end with a coveted finisher’s medal that doubles as a bottle opener, as well as a post-race party featuring beer, music and more! In-person race bibs include two drink tickets and a Skyline Cheese Coney voucher, redeemable only at the Hudepohl 14K/7K post-race party. The post-race party is free and open to the public.


The TQL Beer Series benefits the Over-the-Rhine Brewery District Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation. It is a non-profit organization committed to making the Brewery District a healthy, balanced and supportive neighborhood economy by preserving, restoring and redeveloping our unique brewing history and historic urban fabric. The Cincinnati Brewing Heritage Trail is the organization’s signature plan, highlighting the historic buildings that helped create Cincinnati’s rich brewing history.


Register in 2020 and haven’t used your deferral code? 2023 is the last year you can use your code! Click here for more info about deferral codes and answers to frequently asked questions.

2022 Results

Overall winners in 2022:

  • 14K:
    • Zac Holtkamp – 45:20.1
    • Jules Madzia – 52:33.2
  • 7K:
    • William Doering – 22:32.8
    • Kaylee Wessel – 25:10.5

Awards will be presented to the top three male and female finishers in the 14K and 7K determined by gun time.

Age group awards will be given to the top finishers in the following categories for men and women: – 12-15, 16-20, 21-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

Age group award times will be determined by chip time. Overall winners are not eligible for age group awards.