Summer has arrived! Here’s a roundup of races that feature beer. Do you have others to add to the list? Leave a link in the comments section.
Dances with Dirt
Where Devil’s Lake, Wisconsin
When July 9
Races notes Bell’s Brewery sponsors the post-race party for the 10K, 13.1, 26.2, 50K or 50M. There will be pre and post-race parties at a local bar up there and a beer garden onsite at the finish.
Smuttynose Will Run For Beer 5K
When June 26
Where Hampton, New Hampshire
Race notes After the race, join the celebration featuring a live Rock & Roll Band and crafted beer from Smuttynose. The party is located at the site of the new Smuttynose Brewing Company.
Traveling Beer Garden 5K Series
When Through Sept 14
Where Milwaukee area
Race notes This races series follows a beer garden traveling around parks in the suburbs of Milwaukee. All runners will receive a custom Beer Garden 5K shirt and a free pint full of Sprecher beer or Sprecher root beer.
Blood, Sweat & Beers
When July 31
Where Auburn, California
Race notes Beautiful and challenging trail run with a great post-race atmosphere featuring BBQ and Hoppy Brewing. The race started to introduce new trail runners to the dirt with some relatively short distances but enough challenge so that a more experienced trail runner could push their limits in the American River Canyon Trails.
O’Donovan Irish Pub Suds Run
When Sept. 10
Race notes Come to run, walk or whatever, dress as yourself, an alter ego or dress up as a group and enjoy the beer, food, costumes, music, costume contest and Suds Zone at the finish line beer garden.
Des Moines Beer Week Beer Mile
When June 17
Where Des Moines, Iowa
Races notes The four laps, four beers beer mile format kicks of the Des Moines Beer Week. Costumes welcomed and encouraged. You also can get a free entry if you complete the Run to Exile at Exile Brewing Company.