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It's Beer Run time! Get ready to put your spirits to the test during the 7th Annual Tall City Beer Run- now the Tall City 10K.
Join Midland Athletic Company, Midland Run Crew, & Tall City Brewing – for our annual friendly challenge in honor of John Thomas Butler.
This year, John Butler would have been 22 years old and we are throwing an EPIC party to celebrate his life and support the foundation set up in his memory- John T. Butler Foundation. There will be running, root beer, beer, awesome race medals, jumpers, and the best post-race party in Permian Basin. You do not want to miss this fun-filled event for the whole community!
About John Thomas Butler
This run is a fundraiser for John Thomas Butler Memorial Scholarship Foundation(JTBMSF). The JTBMSF is a Permian Basin area scholarship and student financial aid service in Midland, TX. It was founded in 2018 by the loved ones of John Butler, a member of the MHS Cross Country team, track team, and SGY ministry who passed away in a tragic accident in 2017. John Butler was 16 years old in August 2017, the last time anyone would see him doing what he loved-running.
“After John's accident, we had people donating money,” said Keitha Butler, John’s mother. “We set that aside and decided in January to start a scholarship fund in his honor.” Each year the scholarship fund presented $500 scholarships to Permian Basin seniors.
With your continued support, we are able to help seniors with their college education. The foundation has already awarded 10 scholarships this year to qualified seniors and over 70 scholarships have been awarded since his passing in 2017.
As part of the Permian Athletic Events Series we are happy to host an event that provides a unique challenge to our athletes but also provide opportunity to build community. We believe movement, relationships, and the outdoors are essential pillars of health and this event is a bullseye for all three!
A Chance to Win!
The JTBMSF is adding little more fun for graduating seniors or current college students who enter the race. We will draw a random name and award a $250.00 book scholarship on race day!
Date: June 3, 2023
Race Day Schedule:
🍺 8:00am- 9:00am: Packet Pickup
🍺 9:00am: 10k start
🍺 9:00am: 5k start
🍺 10:00am: 1 mile start
Location: Tall City Brewing, 3303 W Golf Course Rd Midland, TX 79703
Route: The 10k, 5k and 1 mile routes will begin and end at Tall City Brewing Company. Participants will head north and venture through the neighborhoods of north-central midland near Legacy High School. The 1 mile will feature an out and back concept with aid station at the turnaround. The 5k will feature one large loop while the 10k will be a 2 loop option.
🍺 Invitation to a post-run celebration party for all participants.
🍺 FREE Tall City beer ticket (for participants ages 21+)
🍺 FREE unlimited root beer (all participants)
🍺 FREE fanny pack with drink holder
🍺 Event MEDALS for ALL!
🍺 Add-on custom hat option
🍺 Jumper for the kids
Hydration: Water will be located at the START/FINISH area! In addition, there will be (2) water stations on the 10k/5k course and one at the 1mile turnaround.
Race Packet Pick Up:
Runners can pick up their packets at these locations:
Midland Athletic Company - 3326 N Midkiff Rd. Midland, TX 79705 Friday, June 2, 2023 10 AM - 6 PM
Tall City Brewing - 3303 W Golf Course Rd. Midland, TX 79703 Saturday, June 11, 2022 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
PARKING WILL BE CLOSED AT TALL CITY BREWERY FOR PARTICIPANT SAFETY!
Parking #1 at the Permian Basin Area Foundation, located at 3312 Andrews Hwy. There is a gate on the west side of our lot for easy access. Parking #2 at Golf Course Road Church of Christ, located at 3500 W Golf Course Rd.
We cannot throw these races without you! Volunteering provides an opportunity to serve participants at aid stations, on the course with directions/support, with post race food and drinks, etc. Need community service hours? We are happy to accommodate you!
Please email RD@midlandathleticcompany.com and let us know if you would like to take part by volunteering!
*Times subject to change.
*There will be heavy law enforcement that will highly increase your chances of getting pulled over and if you are driving under the influence you will be taken to JAIL - NO BAIL. No questions asked.
*Strollers & Dogs: Strollers and leashed dogs are happily allowed, we ask that you start in the back of the start line corral. Local leash laws apply.
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