October 13, 2014

Running.Food.Baby - Ottawa Beer Run

If there is one thing that goes together like peas and carrots, it is runners and beer. This past weekend, the 2014 Ottawa Beer Run occured and much fun was had by over 600 participants. The week before, inStride Events held a Beer run in Toronto and it was fun to see all the pictures coming through instagram and twitter. inStride Events are the same group of people that organize the Manotick Miler, along with a few other events in the Ottawa area. They are very quickly becoming one of the leading event organizers in Ottawa. View full article →
August 05, 2014

It's Back

Ottawa’s Brewery to Brewery Charity Run is now THE BEER RUN! Due to popular demand we have added another city - look out Toronto!!! 9 of the finest craft breweries are gearing up for another incredible fall. This year we will be supporting Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Support Programs (Ottawa) and The Plan Canada (Toronto).

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August 05, 2014

Can Beer Improve Your Run Time?

The participants were separated into two groups, the beer drinkers and the abstainers. The beer drinkers drank up to 1.5 liters of the non-alcoholic wheat beer each day, while the abstainers drank an identical amount of a placebo drink. According to a study by researchers at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen at Klinikum rechts der Isar, the compounds found in non-alcoholic beer...

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August 05, 2014

More than a Beer Glass

If you've ever been to a bar that focuses on craft beer, you've seen a variety of glassware for the various ales, lagers, Pilsners, Hefeweizens, and IPAs poured from bottles or on tap. These vessels are often the traditional shape of the beer glass in the region where a particular style of brew was born: imperial pints for the government-regulated measures of British pubs, long and lean Hefeweizen glasses for wheaty German beers, and tulips from Belgium, where abbey ales...

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