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5th Annual Garland Guzzler 0.5K Race & Oktoberfest

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Date: Sept 24, 2022
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Check out some of the wild and crazy fun we had last year. You don't want to miss out!
Named the Dallas Observer's | The Best 5K/Fun Run |Best of Dallas/Readers' Choice 2021

The Garland Guzzler is back!

That's right, you couch potato, sofa spud, barely 15 years removed from your prime athletes, dust off those running or walking shoes, and register for the race today! This physically demanding and mentally strenuous race known as the Garland Guzzler 0.5K will be taking place, live and in-person, for its fifth year!

Race to the Garland Central Library on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 6 to 9 p.m. and cheer on the “athletes,” enjoy the after-race Oktoberfest events, food, beverages from Intrinsic Smokehouse & Brewery, live music from The Dogensteins, and much more.

Remember, costumes are encouraged!

Click here to register. Registration was extended to NOON on Wednesday, September 21.

Game Zone

Bring your game and come ready with a game plan. Here is a list of activities you and the fam can enjoy at the Garland Guzzler:

  • Mustache See Saw
  • Carnival Games
    • Spill the Milk
    • Down a Clown
    • Raptors Nest
    • Queen Bee
    • Flippin Chickens
    • Beer Bottle Ring Toss
  • Pretzel Toss Game
  • Giant Oversized Beer Pong
  • Cotton Candy Machine
  • Gunsmoke
  • Hungry Hippos
  • XL Foosball
  • XL Horseshoes
  • Operation
  • Jenga
  • Inflatable Midway

Guzzler Food Vendors

Intrinsic Smokehouse & Brewery

  • Beer
  • Brisket Sandwiches

Janie's Daughters

  • Bratwurst
  • Chips
  • Sodas
  • Hot Dog Buns
  • Condiments

JBW Vending

  • Corn Dogs
  • Sausage on a Stick
  • Funnel Cakes
  • Potato Swirls
  • Fried Pickles
  • Fried Snickers
  • Fried Oreos
  • Tea
  • Lemonade

Mrs. J's Heav'nly Delights

  • Toffee
  • Fudge
  • Cake Drops
  • Caramel Sauce
  • Chocolate Covered Orange Slices
  • Candy/Caramel Apples

Scoop N' Buns

  • Ice Cream Cups
  • Elotes

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The Downtown Garland Station is served by the Northeast segment of the DART Rail Blue Line. Downtown Garland Station patrons can set their watches by the huge clock tower in a setting where details suggest an old-fashioned train depot, with easy access to Garland's major civic centers and Performing Arts Center, linked by a crosswalk to the Garland Central Transit Center.
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