Schedule of Events
Race Expo
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Fri: 04-013-18 | 12:00PM – 6:00PM

Come pick up your bib, participant t-shirt, and find out everything you need to know about the course, parking and transportation, and other race day logistics. Stick around and visit the breweries, wineries, shops, and restaurants that line McKinley street at the Barlow in Sebastopol. We have several events happening throughout the day!

Note: You will need your photo ID to pick up your bib & packet.

The Barlow Event Center
6771 Laguna Park Way,
Sebastopol, CA 95472

Hours: 12:00PM – 6:00PM

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Pre-Race Party
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Fri: 04-13-17 | 5:00PM – 7:00PM

Join us at The Shed event space adjacent to the Event Center at The Barlow from 5pm-7pm on April 14th for beer & pizza! Vignette Pizzeria, located just steps from the start/finish line will provide the delicious artisan pizzas, and Crooked Goat & Woodfour will be offering up tastes of some of their race day offerings! Tickets are $30 per person. Log into to add tickets to your registration.

The Shed @ The Barlow
6771 Laguna Park Way,
Sebastopol, CA 95472

Hours: 5:00PM – 7:00PM

Race Day Packet Pickup
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Sat: 04-14-18 | 6:45AM – 7:45AM

Race day packet pick up is located in the Events Center before the race. You will need a photo ID in order to pick up your bib. Please hold on to your photo ID or check it in your bag at bag check (located just outside of the Events Center), as you will need it to pick up your tasting glass and wristband after the festival.

We offer Race Day Packet Pick-Up as an add-on which you can add when selecting “purchase additional merchandise” on you will either have already “claimed your registration” using your registration ID, or you will claim it and then add Race Day Packet Pickup to your registration!

The Barlow Event Center
6771 Laguna Park Way,
Sebastopol, CA 95472

Hours: 6:45AM – 7:45AM

Runner's Beer Toast

Sat: 04-14-18 | 7:55AM

Kick off the race with a taste of North Bay beer! Crooked Goat Brewery is our official start line beer sponsor. Choose one of their brews and join fellow runners in indulging in a pre-race beer shot!

Start Line – McKinley St. in front of Crooked Goat Brewery

Hours: 7:55AM

Race Start

Sat: 04-14-18 | 8:00AM

Start Line located on McKinley St. in front of Crooked Goat Brewing

Hours: 8:00AM

Beer + Music Festival
Meet our Breweries

Sat: 04-14-18 | 9:30AM – 2:30PM

After you get your recovery snacks and commemorative beer glass, it’s time to enter the beer tasting garden! At least 10 breweries will be on-site pouring tastes of their best brews, including, but not limited to some of the best IPAs on the planet. For a complete list of our Brewery Partners, click here. Please note that the first two hours of the festival are reserved for runners and their guests only. Runners may purchase guests tickets for friends and family by clicking here.

McKinley St. in the Barlow

Hours: 9:30AM – 2:30PM

Beer Mile Invitational
See the Beer Mile

Sat: 04-14-18 | 12:00PM – 1:00PM

Join us as we take in the spectacle that is the Beer Mile Invitational. 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. Runners will complete four laps around the McKinley – Laguna Park Way – Morris block of The Barlow. Cheer our runners on as they pass through the “Chug Zone” on their way to victory! We will hold two heats – one comprised of elites and the other of brewery teams.

McKinley St. in the Barlow

Hours: 12:00PM – 1:00PM

Register for This Event!
April 14, 2018

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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