Nanaimo Beer Run

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  • April 22, 2018

    Icon Beer When does the event Start?

    Come join us for a pre-drink at 11:00am but the first wave pre-party starts at 11:10am!

    Icon Beer Where do I go to get my first beer and start this thing?!

    Don’t worry we got you covered! Put it into your GPS so you can get there on time! Yeah!

    Longwood Brewery - 101A - 2046 Boxwood Rd, Nanaimo, BC V9S 2N2


    Icon Beer Start Times for each wave (beer goggles off to read)

    Each wave will be invited to Pre-Party with Longwood Brewery 20min prior to their start time!

    The route will have 4 waves with 75 capacity with the following start times:

    • Wave 1 - 'Hop'timus Primers start at 11:30am - Pre-Party 11:10am
    • Wave 2 - Pure Hoppiness start at 12:15pm - Pre-Party 11:55am
    • Wave 3 - Smooth Hoperators start at 1:00pm - Pre-Party 12:40pm
    • Wave 4 - Imperial Stout Troopers start at 1:45pm - Pre-Party at 1:25pm

    Icon BeerPumped!!! How far do I have to run to get the beer and where am I going? AkA. The ROUTE!

    Distance in KM’s: 8.9K

    Beers Drank: No idea

    High Fives: All day Every day

    Canada Beer Run Fun =  EPIC!

    Icon Beer Your Nanaimo Beer Run Brewery Stops

    Start Line - Longwood Brewery

    1st stop - Riot Brewing Company (Bowen Park)

    2nd stop - Whitesails Brewing Company

    3rd stop - Red Arrow Beer Company (Taphouse restaurant)

    Finish Line - Wolf Brewing Company

    FINISH TIME - apx. 2:00 - 4:00pm

    Icon Beer The Beer Run Sell Out!

    500 Participants - Upon registration participants will have to choose a wave and start time, each wave will have a maximum capacity of 75 participants and can go up to 125 once the 75 is met. Once a wave is at capacity it will be sold out! Whoop!

    Icon Beer NEW! Your Beer Bags (Virtual Race Kits)

    Each participant will receive a virtual beer bag that includes more beer and more excuses to go get more beer at your favourite beer run brewery stops!

    Do I get a shirt or a medal? Ummm OF COURSE YOU DO!

    • Canada Beer Run shirt  - YES!
    • Race bib - YES! 
    • Beer Run Swag - YES!
    • Beer Run Finisher's Medal - YES! But only at the Finish Line!!

    Icon Beer I get a race bib and a shirt!! Sweet! Where do I grab these and when? Aka. RACE KIT PICK UP! 

    Race Kits can be picked up from 1-4pm on Saturday April 21 at White Sails Brewing Co. located at 125 Comox Rd. Nanaimo, BC

    If you are unable to pick up your race kit on Saturday - you will be able to grab your bib/shirt 20mins before your wave leaves on Sunday Morning.

    Everyone MUST pick up their own race kit, we will be checking ID at all Kit Pick Ups. Cheers!

    Is there a Bag Check on Race Day? Not really! Who needs a bag when you have Beer!

    Our hands will be full of beer heading from Start Line to Finish line but send us an e-mail if you have a concern! 

    Icon Beer More Race Details you should know!

    Each wave will have 3-6 Beer Bunnies who will pace the participants at each brewery and along the route.

    All breweries will be showcasing their finest hand crafted beers and have its own unique atmosphere that will energize you for the next leg of the route. Live entertainment, fresh air, beer education, brewery tours, beer games and of drinking!

    Icon Beer The Finish Line!!! And Transportation?

    This is in fact a GREAT question. As you know this an alcoholic event so we will not be shuttling anyone back to their cars. Our recommendation for the day is to have a friend or family member pick you up at the Finish and drop you off at the start OR bus, taxi, walk, bike, crawl to your closest and safest destination. You could even have a combination of all of them! Carpool! Thanks so much for understanding.

    Icon Beer Canada Beer Run Extras:

    Please Note: This is NOT a race for Children and strollers. They will not be allowed in the race. This fun run is for strictly adults 19+ only. Thank you.

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