FOLEY – Foley Sister Cities Commission will host its inaugural Foley Sisters Cities, 5K Octoberfest Run at OWA on Saturday, October 7.  Proudly sponsored by Ascend Performance Materials, Riviera Utilities, Riverview Turf, and WAS Design, this 5K race will begin on OWA’s Island at 8:00 am followed by a 1-mile fun run. We want to encourage runners to come dressed in your German Oktoberfest costumes (dreidels and lederhosen)!  Awards given for the best customs.

Participants will receive an official event t-shirt and access to real time results.  Medals will be available for the top three finishers in various age groups and top three overall. Discounts are available for early registration. Interested participants can register online at Prices will increase after October 1. Stay after the race for fellowship, music, beer, pretzels, and bratwurst!

Join us in supporting our sister cities initiatives, including raising funds for student travel by becoming an event sponsor. Sponsors will be recognized for their generous support on the back of race shirts, in press releases leading up to and after the event, on the Foley Sister Cities website and social media, on event signage and other race day advertising and promotions. Please contact us at for more information.

The Foley Sister Cities Commission is a non-profit that exists to promote long-term, global people-to-people relationships through the development of international leadership, friendship, and understanding. It seeks to facilitate valuable partnerships and citizen diplomacy with cultural, educational, and commercial entities.  The Commission provides an avenue for the people in each city to develop friendly and mutually beneficial personal and professional relationships, and to work together in facing the unique and diverse challenges and opportunities of the future.  It provides an opportunity for student and community delegations and educational, cultural, informational, and commerce exchanges.  Sister Cities will reach every part of our community and improve our quality of life. For more information about Foley Sister Cities or its’ Commission please visit