This race was not made for the faint of heart.
Join us at the Pavilion Tent for our third Beerd Run- a 5k fun run designed to celebrate all things Beer and Beard. This is an untimed run with on course beer tastings featuring Beards Brewery, Short's Brewery and Right Brain Brewery.
Additionally, we will feature a Best Beard competition with both natural and assisted categories.
Get your very own fashionable & functional Beardo knitted beanie.
There will be beer, so of course you'll get a trusty bottle opener.
The fastest male and female score epic Nordic inspired beard/hat sets.
$30 January 2, May 31, 2017
$35 April 1 - August 31, 2017
$40 September- November 11, 2017
Registration Fee includes race entrance, knitted beard beanie, bottle opener/race medal, 3 beer samples, one glass of beer during the post-race party and entrance into post-race party featuring live music.
NEW IN 2017 We are offering a $25 registration fee with all of the great race perks- minus the beard beanie.
Participants must be 21 or over. Must provide ID.
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Prizes will be awarded for the fastest male and female runners. A prize will be awarded for the Best Natural Beard as well as for the Best Assisted Beard! The Best Beard Competition will start at 11AM.
Prizes include a Right Brain Brewery Fantasy Pack with t-shirt, hat, pint glass and 2 bottles of Right Brain beer.
November 10, 5:00-7:00 PM at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa- Grand Lobby. Join us for packet pick up on Friday, November 10 when we will be featuring local beer flights at the Lobby Bar.
November 11, 8:30-9:30 AM at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa - Pavilion Tent
9:00-9:30am at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa- Pavilion Tent
The race starts at the yellow Pavilion tent on the Resort property. The course will run over our golf course cart paths and trails with short off road sections. The 5k boundaries will be marked with flags to show runners where to go.
Along the path, there are 3 stations where the patrons will have the option of grabbing a beer or water. All participants over 21 will be given a wristband at registration. The wristband is required in order to enjoy beer samples. 1 additional beer is available in the Pavilion tent after the race.
Registration will end November 10 at 1:00 AM. Patrons may register online at ByteEvents. You may also register at 9am on the day of the race at the Pavilion tent if spaces remain available.
The Great Beerd Run registration fee will cost $40.00 per person. This includes race entrance, knitted beard beanie, race medal, 3 beer samples, one glass of beer during the post race party and entrance into post-race party.
Grand Traverse Resort and Spa will be offering room deals for runners. Call 800-236-1577 and use code BEER2017.
It is a 3.1 mile race that is self-timed.
Dress to impress. Michigan weather is fickle and there will be no bag check. Layers are recommended.
No, the race is not timed.
If you have specific needs please contact the health club desk to make prior arrangements.
100 Grand Traverse Village
Boulevard | PO Box 404
Acme, MI 49610-0404