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The Micro Brew Mile & 6K Road Race...

EVENTS
  • The Micro Brew Mile :- 7 waves of the Road Mile
  • The Micro Brew 6K Road Race:- 6K Road Race
RACE DATE
Saturday, June 21, 2014
Start Time
4:00 PM - Mile Waves, 5:30 PM - 6K
REGISTRATION WEBSITE
Location
5th Avenue, Downtown Moline
Address
5th Avenue
CITY
Moline
STATE/TERR
Illinois
Zip
61265
COUNTRY
USA
Phone
309-236-9573
Description

On June 21, 2014, whether you consider yourself an elite runner or someone who runs as a leisure activity, the Micro Brew Mile will offer you an experience like no other race. After completing the one mile road race in any one of the various waves offered, you can celebrate your accomplishment by partaking in some of the best local (and perhaps a few non-local) hand crafted brews and great food while enjoying live musical entertainment.

The Open Wave - 4:00 PM

Any runners looking to set a personal record or individuals who just want to have a great time with friends and fellow runners are invited to participate in this wave of runners. Any walkers who are able to maintain a 20:00 minute mile pace are also encouraged to join this wave.

The Competitive Wave - 4:20 PM - Comp Women, 4:30 PM - Comp Men

The individuals who choose to run in this wave must meet the following criteria. Competitive male runners must be sub 6:00 minute milers while females must be sub 7:00 minute milers.

The High School Wave - 4:40 PM - HS Girls, 4:50 PM - HS Boys

This wave of runners will be scored according to cross country style running rules. Teams for the High School Wave of this one mile run will consist of five members or you can run as an individual for your High School.

The Elite Wave -  5:00 PM - Elite Women, 5:10 PM - Elite Men

This wave of runners will consist of individuals who submit times run within the last year. For males running in this category, times must show sub 5:00 minute miles and women must submit sub 6:00 minute miles.

Prizes

The top three overall fastest times (excluding any runners with either high school or college eligibility) will be awarded a cash prize.

The top five overall runners in each wave will win a customized, commemorative pint glass (unless under the age of 21). The High School team that ends the mile with the overall lowest score will receive a donation of $250.00 to their schools Cross Country and Track Team. The top five overall high school runners will each receive a Top 5 plaque for their achievement.

All runners that participate in the Micro Brew Mile will receive a limited edition Micro Brew tech-shirt.

As if the opportunity to take home any of these fantastic prizes wasnt enough, dont forget about the opportunity to join in the rocking post-race party where a live band will entertain your ears, while post-race snacks and refreshments will cure your hunger and quench your thirst. Remember for those 21 years and older, the great taste of local microbrews will be on hand! All awards will be given at the ceremony during this post-race portion of the event.

6K - 5:30 PM

There will also be....

a flat and fast 6K road race located in Moline that will consist of three water stops, entertainment on the course and age group awards three deep in each age category. The top three male and female winners will receive cash prizes while the top three in each age group will win customized pint glasses (age permitted).

There is the option to participate in both races for at an additional cost however, you will only receive one shirt.

The Micro Brew Mile is partnering with the Chris VanSpeybroeck Memorial Scholarship. A portion of the race proceeds will be donated to this chosen charity.

Course Info

Flat and Fast, spectator friendly.
Directions

www.microbrewmile.com for lodging and directions to the Quad Cities.
Other Info

Now that you have crossed the finish line of the race, come bask in the well-deserved riches that await you at the Bier Stube Post Race Bash! Feast on some of the areas finest, taste bud teasing brauts fired up by our party sponsor, The Bier Stube, while quenching your thirst with a variety of Micro Brews, both local and non-local. Other post-race snacks will include fruit and bagel slices, as well as, cold soda and water (for participants under the age of 21) which also pair nicely with the succulent brats being served. What more could you want after such an amazing day?

How about some great entertainment? While you eat and drink at The Bier Stube Post Race Bash you can also let the sweet sounds of Cody Road a live, high-energy, modern, country band tantalize your ear buds until even your exhausted feet cant keep you from dancing to the tunes. What did you say? Youd love to but what? No way!!!

Thats right, the race registration fee that entered you into the amazing mile race down the beautiful and famous 5thAve. in Moline, IL and the uncommon 6K race at the start of the day also covers your entrance to this bash where you can eat, drink and be merry to your hearts content. We even encourage you to invite your cheering section along (applicable charges will apply) to join you in the revelry of the Bier Stube Post Race Bash to celebrate your accomplishment of completing the Micro Brew Mile!

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