2018 World Beer Races – Altoona


May 19, 2018
10:00am - 4:00pm


River Prairie Park
1419 Front Porch Place
Altoona, Wisconsin 54720

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Event Description

WORLD BEER RACES is an annual 5k/10k race series bringing together running enthusiasts with the emerging local craft brew scene. We support and partner with LOCAL RUNNING CLUBS to bring serious runners the experience they expect from a 5 and 10k event. The races are timed and sanctioned by the USATF. Join us for a three and half hour party after the race for unlimited beer sampling. There will be food vendors onsite and a family friendly live band experience from the DWEEBS. Separate registration is available for those that just want to sample the best in craft beers. LOCAL CRAFT BREWERIES will be onsite to showcase the latest in craft brews.

Join us for what promises to be a unique day of SPORT AND CAMARADERIE! We offer easy online registration, and the earlier you sign up the better the price.

All 21 plus beer fest participants receive a free beer mug at exit of festival and unlimited beer sampling. All ticket types get live music, vendors, and food concessions. All 5k, 10k runners receive a free finishers medal.

Race Times

7:30 AM: Onsite registration & bib pick-up
10:00 AM: 5k race start
10:30 AM: 10k race start
11:00 AM: Festival gates open
12:00 PM: Beer and music starts
  3:15 PM: Beer festival last call!

Registration and Packet Pick-up

All runners most check in prior to the run at registration from 7:30 – 9:45 AM to receive their race number, timing chip and bracelet. Registration will be held at the River Prairie Park location.

Please note that Spectator and Beer Only ticket holders can start checking in at 11:00 AM.


Medal to all 5K and 10K finishers.

More Information

Event day parking will be available in the open field next to Woodman’s parking lot. Please arrive early and allow yourself ample time on race morning to park and check in at registration. Handicap parking available in the River Prairie parking lots.

All ticket holders need to bring an ID in order to receive their 21 + bracelet when they pick up their race bib prior to the race. The bracelet must be worn during the race and presented for entry into the event. Spectator and Beer Only participants must present their ID and their ticket at the gate of the event starting at 11:00 AM.
There will be food vendors onsite, so cash is also recommended.

There are several hotels within in a five mile radius of the event site.

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