Frequently Asked Questions

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+ What is it?

The Beer Run is a 5K race followed by a craft beer festival with food trucks, live music, lawn games, and more coming to Historic Village at Allaire on Sunday, October 13th at 12 PM.

+ What do I get?

All participants get unlimited tastings from 12+ breweries, a closed scenic course through a historic 1700's village, tasting glass, and festival access featuring live music, picnic area, lawn games, photobooth, and delicious food vendors.

+ What if I don't want to or am unable to run?

We have Beer Fest Only tickets available if you'd rather stay behind and cheer your friends on at the finish line.

+ How long is the run?

The course is 5K (3.1 miles) and you'll be running on pavement, gravel, trails, and dirt roads. Walkers are also welcome if you'd rather take in the scenery and charm of the village.

+ Do I have to be 21+?

Yes, all aspects of the events are 21+. Your ID will be checked at entry. Anyone under the age of 21 or without proper ID will not be admitted into the event. Any person found to be underage will be asked to leave immediately by security.

+ Where can I park?

There will be parking onsite. Follow the signs and instructions from the parking lot attendants when you arrive.

+ Do you have a ticket for designated drivers?

Yes! Both to run the race and for the festival only. We encourage all groups to have a designated driver. They will receive a different color wristband and are welcome to enjoy the day and have non-alcoholic beverages.

+ Can I take an Uber or Lyft there?

Yes, ride sharring services will have access to the park. Have them drop you off at the information center.

+ Can I start a team?

Yes! The Beer Run is the only race where your running buddies are your drinking buddies. Round up your crew, come up with a name, and own it on race day. Maybe even dress in costumes!

+ What if it rains?

The Beer Run is rain or shine. We'll have a tent over the beer garden if the weather turns but the show goes on!

+ Will there be a bag check?

Yes. Leave your stuff with us and pick it up when you're ready to go home.

+ Will there be food and non-alcoholic drinks?

Yes, we'll have some amazing food trucks onsite with food to purchase and non-alcoholic beverage options if that's your drink of choice.

+ How does check-in work?

Show up with your ID, get your race bib, get your 21+ wristband, and you're good to go!

+ Are there refunds?

Sorry, all sales are final.

+ Can I transfer my ticket to someone else if I can't attend?

Yes, you can edit your attendee info via Eventbrite. Have them bring your original confirmation email just in case there are any mix ups at check in.

+ Can I bring my dog?

The festival is pet friendly as long as they are on a leash, but dogs must stay off the course to keep it safe for everyone.

+ How many people attend?

For quality control, we cap the event at 2,000 people.

+ Will the race be timed?

There will be a clock at the finish line, but the race is not chip timed. There are plenty of races out there to get your PB. This one is about having fun!

+ Can I bring the kids?

Sorry, but all aspects of the event are 21+.