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This event will be held at the Antietam Brewery in Hagerstown, MD…..just minutes from PA, 25 minutes from Martinsburg, WV and Frederick, MD and 90 minutes from Baltimore and DC. The event will include a 5K road race (runners, walkers, families invited) and a 21 and older Beer Mile! Both races will start and end at Antietam Brewery. The 5K will navigate on the paved roads near the Brewery (lightly rolling) while the Beer Mile will be four laps around the building on paved surface (flat course). Each lap of the Beer Mile will begin with the consumption of 12 oz. beer, provided by Antietam Brewery and included in the price of admission, totaling 4 laps and 4 beers before crossing the finish line. Limited entries are available for the Beer Mile so don’t delay! Participants have the option to sign up for both events since the Beer Mile will begin after the 5K finishes. We encourage all 5K participants to stay and enjoy watching the Beer Mile, it’s sure to be a sight to see!
Race Limit: 5K is 300 participants and Beer Mile is 90 participants
Included with the price of your 5K and Beer Mile registration:
– Well organized and professional event, of course!
– One Free beverage to each participant provided by Antietam Brewery. Under 21: soda. 21 and older: choice of soda or craft beer.
– Free Race Photos.
– Race Technical T-Shirt
– Finisher award for both races
– Custom Awards for podium winners
– Live music
– Bib Chip-timed with instant results
– Satisfaction of finishing a race!
– Meeting other people and establishing new friends!!!
Post race food and plenty of beer and other beverages for purchase.
SPECIAL OFFERS from Antietam Brewery for registered participants!
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Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!
We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Antietam Brewery 5K and Beer Mile.
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:
The 5K run will be a”lolly pop style” course design starting and ending at Antietam Brewery. The course has slightly rolling hills and is rated as an easy to moderate course. There will be a water stop around the 1.5 mile mark and water at the finish line.
The Beer Mile will consist of four 1/4 mile laps around Antietam Brewery property, with a 12 oz beer consumed before each lap. Beer must be consumed in the designated beer drinking zone before the next lap can begin. The course is flat and fast!
6:00pm – 7:30pm (Friday) Packet Pickup- at Antietam Brewery
8:00am – 9:30am (Saturday - Race Day) Packet Pickup- at Antietam Brewery
9:50am 5K Pre-Race Meeting
10:00am 5K Race Start
10:50am 5K Awards Ceremony
11:00am After Party Begins
11:10am Beer Mile Pre-Race Meeting
11:20am Beer Mile Wave 1 Race Start
11:40am Beer Mile Wave 2 Race Start
noon Beer Mile Wave 3 Race Start
12:30pm Beer Mile Awards Ceremony
*Please come early to packet pickup to avoid long lines.
**All 5K and Beer Mile Participants must check in no later than 9:30am!!!
Beer Mile Details: This is all about fun and celebrating Antietam Brewery beer! The Antietam Brewery Beer Mile will be 4 laps, consuming a 12 ounce beer before each lap, capped at 40 participants per wave (3 waves total). The race begins with the sound of the starting horn and participants will drink their first beer prior to leaving the beer drinking zone. Once the beer is consumed they will run a lap counter-clockwise around the building and return to the beer drinking zone. They will repeat until 4 beers and 4 laps are complete and on the final lap they will finish through the finish arch. The course is flat, paved and fast! Anyone who vomits at any point will have a 5-minute penalty added on to their time.
The official beer that will be consumed during the Beer Mile: TBD (will meet the 5% alcohol by volume minimum requirement for the Beer Mile).
The beer will be served in a can and served chilled! We will control the temperature to be colder than room temp but not too cold to chug. Paddy Wagon is a smooth and delicious beer that will go down easy during the race!
Beer Mile Waves: Due to popular demand, we are opening up 3 waves for the Beer Mile as we are only going to have room for 40 participants per wave. Our capacity will be 120 participants total, 3 waves of 40 participants max. We created a question for registration that allows you to register for the wave of your choice. For slower participants, we ask that you choose wave 1 or 2 so if you do not finish within the 20 minutes allowed for each wave you can remain on course while the new wave starts. There is no time limit for this event but we must have all participants off course by 12:30pm. Please see the schedule for details.
Beer Mile History: The “Beer Mile” event has been gaining in popularity over the past few years. However, only a brave few have given it a try. Some top runners have set some incredible records (Men’s Record is 4:33.6 set by Corey Bellemore in 2017 from Canada, Women’s Record is 6:08.0 set by Erin O’Mara from USA) and you can find events all over the country. Most beer mile events are held on a track but some have taken to the streets. The Antietam Brewery Beer Mile will be on black top navigating around the building where the brewery is located. Spectators will enjoy watching the 30 individuals make an attempt to successfully complete the 4 laps and 4 beers. We have provided some links below to help you get educated on this type of event.
Awards: Awards will go to the top finishers in each of the following categories. As this race grows we will offer awards deeper into each category.
Top 3 Overall Male and Female
Top 2 Age Groups Male and Female: 12 and under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
Top Male and Top Female Only (no age groups)
Awards will be handed out at the awards ceremony following the race. No award will be mailed automatically. For a fee of $15, we will mail your award upon your request or you can pick up at Antietam Brewery at a later time.
Event Rules: The road is not closed to vehicular traffic so runners must be observant at all times. Runners must obey all race official instructions. Cones will be placed along the route and runner must be on the inside of the cones to ensure runner safety. Volunteers will be placed in key areas to help direct race traffic. Cutting the course or interfering with other athletes will result in disqualification.
Must be 21 to participate in Beer Mile. Please have your ID ready when checking in for the Beer Mile or purchasing beer at the Brewery.
NO ID = NO RACE, NO BEER.
Designated Drivers are Required for Beer Mile Participants. Upon check-in for the Beer Mile, we will be verifying your designated driver is available to pick you up after the event.
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