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Beer City Half SLAM

Sat August 17, 2024 Fremont, CA 94536 US Directions

Events

Half Marathon

$100 8:00AM PDT - 12:00PM PDT Registration ends August 17, 2024 at 11:59pm PDT

10k

$75 8:30AM PDT - 12:00PM PDT Registration ends August 17, 2024 at 11:59pm PDT

5k

$50 9:00AM PDT - 12:00PM PDT Registration ends August 17, 2024 at 11:59pm PDT

The Beer Stroll

$30 9:15AM PDT - 12:00PM PDT Registration ends August 17, 2024 at 11:59pm PDT

Place

2100 Isherwood Way
Fremont, CA US 94536

Description

Join us for the final race in the Beer City Half Grand Slam, as athletes vie for the Golden Growler in this Championship event. The air will be thick with excitement!

 

You don't have to have been part of other Beer City races to have a great time, though. You also don't have to care for beer. This gathering is meant for everyone and it's made by runners, for runners. So come out for a great time with sunshine, running, beer, and celebrating.

 

The Beer City SLAM includes a half marathon, 10k, and 5k distances. The Beer Stroll is a 1-mile walk for those who are mostly in it for the beer. Your races run through Quarry Lakes Regional Park and then out onto the SF Bay Trail and Alameda Creek Trails. When you get home we will be there with tastes of beer from the Beer City Festival. 

Race Week Schedule

Thursday, August 8
6 pm Virtual Race Briefing on Zoom and Facebook (Registered athletes receive information to attend.)

 

Friday, August 16
Location: TBA
4 pm- 6 pm Bib and shirt pickup; registration (Yes, you can pick up on race day. Yes,  you can pickup for friends.)

 

Saturday, August 17 RACE DAY!

Beer City Half 
Quarry Lakes Regional Park - 2100 Isherwood Way, Fremont (directions)

 

7:00 am: Registration and bib pickup opens 
8:00 am: Half Marathon Start
8:30 am: 10k Start
9:00 am: 5k Start
9:15 am: Beer Stroll Start
9:45 am: Beer tasting opens for Buddy Pass ticketholders
12:00 pm: Post-race and Buddy Pass tasting ends

 

Beer City Festival
Quarry Lake Regional Park 

11:00 am Festival beer tasting starts
12:00 pm Second Shift tasting starts
3:00 pm Festival tasting closes

Schwag & Awards

Each runner receives the special SLAM  Key to Beer City, a comfy Beer City SLAM t-shirt, a 7oz Beer City tasting glass, custom bib , and free race photos. 

 

Podium trophies are given to the top 3 in each race by gender. Age group awards are given 3-deep in 10-year divisions (example: 20-29). Age group winners are requested to identify themselves at the timing table.

 

All runners are entered into the Beer City Series results our Slammers receive a special lanyard that holds all the keys. Collect them all -- gotta run first!
 

Beer Tasting & Post-Race Refreshment

Beer City Half offers our runners over 21 years of age a selection of beer from Lagunitas and other brewers. There will also be non-alcoholic Hop Water as well as the water, bubbly drinks we provide. Runner beer tasting goes until 12pm. Want to include your friends? Buy a Buddy Pass at checkout and they can join you.

 

Beer will be served in Beer City Festival tasting glasses for you to take home (without a beer in them still).

 

Also, there will be bubbly water and sodas, as well as snacks for everyone, including fruit and Bellwether Farms yogurt. 

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