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DRINK, RUN, DRINK, RUN, DRINK, RUN, DRINK, RUN, PARTY

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BLACK FLAG BREWING CO BEER MILE

PRESENTED BY RIP IT EVENTS

October 29, 2021

Black Flag Brewery, 9315 Snowden River Pkwy, Columbia, MD 21046

WHAT IS A BEER MILE?

A super fun event where each competitor drinks four cans of beer (provided by Black Flag Brewery) and run 4 quarter mile loops. - beer, then lap, then beer, then lap, then beer, then lap, then beer, then lap - Finish! A non-alcoholic beer option and a relay option (team of 2 people) is included in this event.

 

HOW DOES IT WORK?

Your registration fee includes 4 cans of beer provided by Black Flag Brewery. Participants are assigned a wave which will include up to 25 runners. Each wave will start 30 minutes apart. A maximum of 125 participants (5 waves) will be permitted for this event. A the start of the race, participants will open their beer, finish their beer then run one lap of the course. Participants will complete this a total of 4 times. 

 

We encourage spectating, it’s sure to be a sight to see! The event ends after the last wave of runners. The after party will be inside Black Flag Brewery. 

RULES (rules may be different than other beer mile events)

Disclosure: Participants must be 21 or older. Black Flag Brewery and Rip It Events does not encouraging irresponsible or dangerous behavior. Don't attempt the beer mile if you have not properly trained or are not fit for it. Please be responsible and arrange for transportation, do not drink and drive.

  • Participants MUST be 21 years old​.

  • Participants MUST have a designated driver. Your driver must be with you at race check-in. No driver, no race participation wrist band.

  • Participants may only use the designated race beer provided by Black Flag Brewery. You may NOT supply your own beer.

  • Each competitor drinks four cans of beer and runs four laps (start - beer, then lap, then beer, then lap, then beer, then lap, then beer, then lap - finish).

  • Beer must be consumed before the lap is begun and within the transition area. No beer is allowed outside of transition or on the course at any time.

  • Beer cans must not be tampered with in an manner, i.e. no shotgunning or puncturing of the can except for opening the can by the tab at the top. No straws or other aids are allowed in order to aid in the speed of pouring.

  • Each beer can must not be opened until the competitor enters the transition zone on each lap.

  • Upon completion of each beer, the participant must turn can upside down and hold over their head before beginning the next lap to prove the can is empty.

  • Competitors who have a reversal (vomit) before they finish the race must complete one penalty lap at the end of the race (immediately after the completion of their 4th lap). Note: vomiting more than once during the race still requires only one penalty lap at the end.

  • Participants who do not complete the beer mile will be disqualified.

THE WORLD RECORD BEER MILE IS 4 MINUTES AND 33 SECONDS! Here's the video!

PARKING

Parking for this event will be in the large parking lot in front of Black Flag Brewery. Follow event parking signs on event day. 

REGISTRATION INCLUDES

  • Official race bib

  • Official finisher medal, with built in bottle opener!

  • Official race t-shirt

  • Free pint of Black Flag Brewing Company beer 

  • An epic show! Whether you're the one drinking the beer and running or you're spectating - it's bound to be a sight to see!

  • Live music

FEE

September 3 - 5: $35.00

September 6 - 30: $40.00

October 1 - 30: $45.00