BrewMile Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to have a Designated Driver?

Yes, every runner is required to have a designated driver. No runner can compete until their DD  has signed in. Relay teams are permitted to share on DD per the four team members.

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

All runners must be 21 years or older with a valid ID. No one without an ID will be permitted to run. Anyone wanting to enter the Beer Garden must also be 21 years or older. Guests coming to watch can be of any age.

 

Can I bring my own beer? 

No, the beer will be provided by Coors Brewing Co. Competitive runners will drink Coors Banquet to comply with the Official Beer Mile rules of a 5% ABV beer. Relay teams and Fun Runners can choose between Coors Banquet or Coors Light. All team members must agree on one product.

We will also have a beer garden selling beer during the event. This is open to runners and spectators.

Can I have a pinch runner/ pinch drinker?

No, each runner must drink the beer and run the lap themselves.

If you feel as if you are unable to finish the beer or the race, please stop. Listen to your body and do what’s best for your health. 

Can I shotgun/puncture/bong the beer?

No, the can cannot be punctured in any way. This will keep the race consistent with the Official Beer Mile Rules.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

We will have registration lists at the door but to be safe, please bring your online registration ticket with you.

What can’t I bring to the event?

CAN’T BRING: weapons, open bottles, glassware, alcohol, drugs, paraphernalia, or firearms.

All beer for the race will be provided by SWIRCA. If you wish to have an additional drink, you can purchase one in the beer garden. No alcohol can leave the beer garden.

What happens if it rains?

This is a rain or shine event. If severe weather hits, we will assess whether to cancel or not. A cancellation will be notified via email and social media.

What is the refund policy?

This event is a fundraiser for SWIRCA & More, we can’t refund tickets.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Any additional questions can be sent to brewfest@swirca.org or call 812-464-7800.

*The schedule of the races will be released closer to the event. Additional heats will be added if needed.