The IPA 10K, Brewfest and Beer Mile Invitational is a multi-experience event held at The Barlow in Sebastopol, California. The Barlow is locally inspired marketplace full of shops, restaurants, breweries and experiences, located in the heart of Sonoma County's dynamic microbeer, wine and food scene. This highly-acclaimed event is only in its third year but has drawn rave reviews for its scenic 10K course, post-race Brewfest with live bands, and the highly entertaining Beer Mile and Brewery Relay Challenge. Your 10K entry includes a pre-race cider or beer toast, race shirt, beer themed finishers medal, mini-pint, entry into the Brewfest, with live bands, awards, food trucks, product sampling and close up viewing of the Beer Mile and Brewery Relay Challenge!
How to enter the IPA 10K, Brewfest & Beer Mile Invitational
- Run 10km
- Run 1mi
IPA 10K, Brewfest & Beer Mile Invitational routes
This scenic 6.2 mile loop course started and finishes in the center of The Barlow, an artisan marketplace located in downtown Sebastopol, California. Set in the heart of Northern California's renowned beer country the course takes runners out on country roads past farms, vineyards and open space fields, and then brings runners back into town on the paved West County and Rodota Trails for a picturesque finish on McKinley St. in The Barlow. There will be two or three start waves (and toasts) - about five minutes apart depending upon the number of participants - to prevent overcrowding at the start and on the paved trail section.
Race Date: Saturday, April 10, 2020 | 8:00 AM (first wave)
Start/Finish Line: McKinley St. in the Barlow (in front of Crooked Goat Brewing) 130 McKinley St, Sebastopol, CA 95472
Time Limit: 16 min per mile pace
Course: Loop course on roads and paved trail
Description: Scenic, mostly flat and fast
Beer Mile Course
Watch an elite field of women and men Beer Milers compete for prizes and prestige in the Beer Mile Invitational. The beer milers must first chug a 12 oz. beer in tiger chug zone, then run a 1/4 mile lap around the Barlow and repeat 3 times. The start finish area is located on McKinley St. with great viewing areas on all sides and an elevated VIP viewing area. The entertaining Brewery Relay Challenge follows the men and women's Beer Mile races. Teams of 4 compete for the Growler Trophy. Each participant must chug one beer, run 1 lap around the block and then must consume a second beer while their next up teammate chugs their beer. Contact your favorite brewery to see if they are participating in the event and how to secure a place on their team.
Date: Saturday April 10, 2020
Start Time: 11:50am Beer Mile introductions (women) / 12:20pm (men) / 12:40pm Brewery Relay Teams
Start/Finish Line: McKinley St. in the Barlow (in front of Crooked Goat)
IPA 10K, Brewfest & Beer Mile Invitational weather forecast
Partly cloudy throughout the day.
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