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2021 Thundering Hooves 1mi / 5k / 10k Fall Classic Beer Run...

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Saturday, October 23, 2021
Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue
600 Beetz Road
Mount Airy

_The 2021 Thundering Hooves 1mi / 5k / 10k Fall Classic Beer Run:

Come experience a race like no other! Runners will wind their way throughout our 300 acre farm with over 120+ draft horses ready to run alongside you! Run through wooden forest trails and out onto grass and gravel pathways that will lead you to an incredible view of the entire farm. Power up two steep climbs to enjoy the most stunning valley views, with rescued horses galloping across wide open pastures. 


Not only will you experience running alongside massive draft horses, you’ll also get a free beer ticket for a cold brew from the Union Craft Brewing Beer Tent at the end of the race AND the opportunity to meet our 20.1 hand tall viral sensation, Phantom! He'll be participating in our drill team and making appearances for photos at the beer tent throughout the day. 


Local adopters are bringing their Gentle Giants alumni to showcase the incredible things our rescued drafts can do!

Watch our Mounted Archery team gallop full speed down the chute as they drop their reins to aim at the target! Our 8 horse Drill Team will also be performing a stunning choreographed routine!

Event details and schedule


Event Details:

October 23, 2021

Start Time: 10:00am / Packet Pick-up: 8:30am

Parking & Race Entrance: 600 Beetz Rd. Mt. Airy, MD 21771

Please try to arrive early to park, grab your packet, sign your waiver and get your swag bag! Race and riding demonstrations will be held rain or shine (though we'd really prefer shine!). A food truck will be on site so you can refuel while watching our mounted archers and drill team do their thing! 

Bring the family but leave the fur-kids at home please! While we are all huge animal lovers, we want to keep your dog and our horses safe so make sure to put Animal Planet on the T.V., give your doggo a boop for us, and leave the fur-kids at home.

Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each category. 

Other Info

-) 2021 race registration is open • Registration Information 


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