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Bill's Beer Run
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5 Mile Run 🎃

$35 10/31 8:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT ONLY MTC MEMBERS
Separate from the BBR 5 Mile Run event

Pub Run Series 🍻

10/07 - 10/21 6:00PM EDT - 9:00PM EDT Giving members a chance to run together from different bars around the area
Includes the 5 Mile Run

VIP Package 💛

$100 10/31 8:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT VIP Special Parking

BBR NON Members 5 miler 🎃

$60 10/31 8:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Registration ends October 19, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

Bill’s Beer Run (BBR) is a 5-mile road race that takes place each October along beautiful Casey Key, Florida, hosted each year by the Manasota Track Club (MTC). 


Bill’s Beer Run

The inaugural BBR took place in 1989 and the event serves as MTC’s only fundraiser throughout the year to support its annual scholarship program.  The MTC scholarship awards are provided to deserving local student-athletes who display an outstanding commitment to academic and community achievement.

This longstanding club event sells out in just a matter of hours and is limited to current MTC members.  Long touted as “the most fun you can have running five miles!” AMAZING racecourse along the Gulf of Mexico, Halloween weekend, BEER, great race shirts, costumes, 10-deep age group awards, DJ, costume contests, BEER, dancing, hot-dogs, BEER and more! 


Pub Run Series  

SEPARATELY BUT In addition to the race itself, we also often host a Pub Run Series leading up to BBR, giving members a chance to run together from different bars around the area, win swag, and socialize, all while supporting the club’s mission to give back to the community while encouraging healthy physical activity. The Pub Run Series is limited to 100 people and takes place in the month of October.  See below for more information on the Pun Run series including time and location for each run.

 VIP Package  

Limited to 100 SUPER-SPECIAL members, you can claim your VIP status by registering for the VIP package.  The VIP package includes: your race registration and special VIP treatment on race day including reserved parking on race morning, recognition at the event and knowing that YOU helped to contribute to the 2022 student-scholarships. BE A VIP and feel the LOVE! 💛



Register for the Pub Run Series and Join Us at 6PM on Thursday Nights in October 🎃

All Pub Runs will begin at 6PM.  You will be able to pick up your Pub Run bib and Pub Run shirt at any of the three pub run locations.

1st Pub Run

October 7th at Big Top Brewing Company


975 Cattlemen Rd | Sarasota, FL  34232

2nd Pub Run

October 14th at Raffurty’s Bar and Grill      

1888 Main Street | Sarasota, FL  34236

                3rd Pub Run               

October 21st at Tamiami Tap 

711 Osprey Avenue | Sarasota, FL  34236






You can search for your membership with either:
1. Membership number with matching E-mail or last name.
2. E-mail address ( the one you used to register for MTC)
3. First and last name
(Don't forget to check the spelling of your names)
Maybe you shortened it!
If your having a problem email us
we can check to see if you are a member or if you are spelling it correctly.


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Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for Bill's Beer Run.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
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