IPA 10K & Beer Mile Invitational

Coming April 12-13… IPA 10K, Brewfest & Beer Mile Invitational!

Set in the heart of Sonoma County, this one-of-a-kind event celebrates the NorCal craft brew scene with a festive and scenic 10K race that starts with a beer or cider toast.  The race is followed by a music-filled brewfest and the most entertaining beer-themed running event you’ll ever witness, the Beer Mile Invitational, featuring the world’s top male and female beer milers, plus the raucously entertaining Beer Mile Relay Challenge, where brewers compete for the coveted Growler Trophy! The event is hosted by The Barlow, an expansive outdoor market in Sebastopol, California featuring local food, wine, beer, spirits and crafts made onsite by Sonoma County artisans.

Registration opens November 21st!
Let your friends know (teams are encouraged) to register early for best pricing.

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April 12 - 13, 2019

Race Day begins with a start line beer toast, sponsored by Crooked Goat Brewing, before runners complete a scenic 6.2-mile loop course. The reward? - The Beer Mile Invitational and Beer & Music Festival at the Barlow!

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6.2 Miles in Beer Country

Passing hops, apple orchards, and animals of all sort along the way, this 10K loop course is a beer lover's dream. Let's hop to it - are you in?

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Brewery Partners

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Our Post-Race Beer & Music Festival brings you the best brews in the North Bay…and cider too! Cross the finish line; then celebrate your accomplishment with a toast…or two! You’re here for the beer, aren’t you?

The Beer Mile Invitational

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Elite runners from around the world will compete to complete the task of drinking a beer, running a quarter-mile lap, and repeating the process four times. The current world record is 4:34:35, held by Corey Bellemore of Canada.

Event Partners

We’re proud to partner with these great brands to bring you an incredible event experience. Whether you’re drenched in sweat, dressed in costume or immersed in music, you've worked hard to get there and deserve to have the best time possible.

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