Like Running? Love Beer? This race is for you! Be aware that this race will sell out quickly so register today!
Join us on Saturday, August 26, 2023 for the Will County Brew Run 5k an exciting event that features an awesome course paired with excellent local craft beer provided by Will County Brewing. Whether you are a competitive Runner, Fun Runner, Walker, or just enjoy excellent local craft beer this is the event for you!
The 5K Run/Walk kicks off at 5:00pm. There will be a Beer Garden area on site for post race festivities compliments of Will County Brewing!
Check out the 2023 Race Swag! All participants receive:
Super Soft Ring Spun Cotton T-Shirt
Awesome Finisher Medal (also a bottle opener and magnet!)
Chip Timed Race Bib
Souvenir Pint Glass
Pint of Beer (or soda for <21 yr olds)
25520 W Seil Rd
Shorewood, IL US 60404
Food & Entertainment
FOOD TRUCKS: We're featuring 4 local food trucks this year! Stay tuned for the official lineup which will include Tacos, Sandwiches, Ice Cream, and More!
MUSIC: Pro Race Announcer and DJ RixMix will keep the party going with awesome music and tunes.
BEER GARDEN: Will County Brewing will be at the event in full force providing amazing locally produced craft beer for the post race party!
Shorewood HUGS is a nonprofit women's organization that works to make a positive impact in the lives of those in the community & surrounding communities, one hug at a time. We do this by hosting unique events & raising funds to fulfill wishes for those in need. We also fund several HUGS scholarships and support other local, non-profit organizations whenever possible. Founded in 2008 by 5 moms that wanted to give back to their community, we have grown into an organization of 50 women with a passion for helping others. As we approach the fall of 2021, we are preparing to fulfill our 1,000th wish! Wish recipients live within a 20-mile radius of Shorewood and are in need, disabled or deemed worthy of a wish. We have been very fortunate to have the support of our community during the past 13 years which has made our mission possible.
Packet pickup information coming soon!
Parking will be on the grass toward the south end of the park.
Recommended entrance from the south (Seil Rd)
Google Map Link: https://goo.gl/maps/Z48e5umf2SXfN2UX9
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some questions that participants are asking. Don't see your question? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
What’s included with the 5k ticket option? The 5k event participation, Race Swag (pint glass, sweet T-shirt, custom bib), Pint of Will County Brew, entry to post race party!
What’s included with the SPECTATOR ticket option? The Spectator registration includes entry to the event, a souvenir pint glass, and a pint of beer! All participants are required to register for the event to gain entry, so if you're not running or walking the 5k please select the spectator registration.
Is this a timed race? Am I allowed to walk? Yes all participants are timed, and absolutely walkers are welcome and encouraged to participate!
Can I bring my kids? Strollers? Pets? Yes - this is a kid, pet, and stroller friendly event. We ask that only Adults over 21yrs old with an ID enter the beer garden... and our security guards are also asked to make sure to help remind people :-)
Is this a rain or shine event? Yes, this is a rain or shine event but we can guarantee is that there will be beer!
Is this a fun run? Are there trophy’s or prizes for the top finishers? Top 3 finishers in each age group receive an award (Under 21, 21-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70&over). But everyone wins at this race compliments of Will County Brewing Company providing the real prize at the finish line!
Is there an event planned after the race? Absolutely - we will be heading to Four Seasons Park for an awesome post race party - stay tuned for details!
Race Contact Info
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Can I Participate Virtually?
Absolutely! We have been getting many inquiries about virtual participation and have integrated a virtual option into our regular registration.
Please feel free to register through the regular registration link above and you can either:
1) Pick up packet during packet pickup or on the day of the race, but run on your own (hint: any beer tickets are still good if you use this strategy)
2) Contact us at any time to switch to the Brew Run Virtual Race and we'll ship your packet (NEW for 2023: There will be a shipping and handling charge for this option per person)
Also, if you intend on running, but later change your mind and would like to do either of these options, that's ok too! If you are definitely going to have us ship your packet and run virtually though, we do recommend you follow the instructions below:
1). Go to runsignup.com/profile and log into your account.
2). Click on "Manage Registration" next to this race.
3). On the next page click on transfer to another race and choose the Brew Run Virtual Race.
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